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The Splash Zone 1/13/19: Dolphins Want Brian Flores, But Nothing Official Yet

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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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All reports indicate that the Dolphins will offer their head coaching job to Brian Flores. Flores still has to coach for the Patriots during the playoffs and nothing can become official until they are knocked out, which could be as early as today. Not saying it will happen, but anything is possible. If we look back to last year, Josh McDaniel’s was offered the Colts job and wound up backing out. I hope it doesn’t happen with Flores, I doubt it happens, but anything is possible.

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

Dolphins, Bengals hires not done until done – ProFootballTalk
Six teams quickly filled their head-coaching vacancies from Monday through Wednesday. Two remain. And they'll remain vacant, pending this weekend's results. And perhaps next weekend's results.


Dolphins Head Coach Search

Five things to know about Brian Flores, Dolphins' coaching search - Orlando Sentinel
Here are five things to know about potential Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores and the Dolphins’ coaching search led by team owner Stephen Ross and general manager Chris Grier.

Can Brian Flores buck the trend of the Belichick coaching tree? – ProFootballTalk
Some great coaches also have great "coaching trees," a list of assistants who became successful head coaches in their own rights. And then there's Bill Belichick. Belichick has had one of the most successful careers in NFL history, but his coaching tree has laid an egg.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Dolphins Sign Jake Rudock
The Miami Dolphins today announced they have signed quarterback Jake Rudock to a reserve/futures contract.


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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.