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The Splash Zone 1/10/19: Darren Rizzi Will Get His Shot On Friday

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Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

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The Dolphins special teams coach will get his chance on Friday. I’m really rooting for Darren Rizzi, the guy deserves it. The players, and former players, obviously respect the man and the front office thinks highly of him too. Does that mean he’ll get the job? Probably not, as it appears Kris Richard is the front runner for the Dolphins head coaching position. But he appears to be a finalist along with Richard and Brian Flores.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day’s round-up below.

Miami Dolphins coaching search: When Darren Rizzi will interview - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
Darren Rizzi has been waiting patiently for his chance to outline why he should be the next Miami Dolphins coach.That interview opportunity will come Friday, according to a league source.Rizzi, one of the best special teams coaches in the NFL, has also served as assistant and associate head coach in Miami.


Dolphins Head Coach Search

Miami Dolphins coaching search: Should Kris Richard's firing a year ago matter? - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
Pete Carroll coached Kris Richard at USC and credits Richard with making a play that heavily influenced his career.


Dolphins Community Outreach

Miami Dolphins Nominate Stoneman Douglas Coach Aaron Feis for NFL High School Coach Award - NBC 6 South Florida
The Miami Dolphins have nominated Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's Aaron Feis for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 1/9/19: Dolphins Head Coach Search - The Phinsider
Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

Phinsider Radio: Twists and Turns in the Miami Dolphins Coaching Search - The Phinsider
Brian Flores? Kris Richard? Darren Rizzi? Eric Bienemy? None of the above?

Who drafts better for the Miami Dolphins: Mike Mayock or the Dolphins? - The Phinsider
The former NFL Network analyst-turned-general manager will be seen through an aqua-and-orange prism.

Dolphins will interview Darren Rizzi for head coach position on Friday - The Phinsider
Miami’s special teams coordinator has a shot at the team’s head coaching gig.