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The Splash Zone 2/17/19: Dolphins Add Reggie McKenzie To Staff

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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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Chris Grier has brought in some backup and has added Reggie McKenzie to his ranks. McKenzie was fired by the Oakland Raiders this season after losing the power struggle to Jon Gruden, where Gruden traded away premier players like Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper away. In 2016, McKenzie was named the NFL executive of the year after the Raiders went 12-4 that season. This is a solid hiring for a team that is entering rebuild mode.

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

Dolphins’ Grier adds ex-Raiders general manager to staff | Miami Herald
Chris Grier’s staff will include ex-Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie, who will serve as the Dolphins’ senior personnel executive.


Brian Flores

Dolphins' staff has Patriots flavor, even-keeled teachers, flexibility - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Brian Flores is a first-time head coach who hired two first-time coordinators. But the Dolphins have several experienced hands as position coaches.

Brian Flores must learn from history, not be Bill Belichick clone - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins' new coach learned a lot from his former Patriots boss, but he must forge his own path.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 2/16/19: Coaching Staff Meets With Dolphins Media - 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.

Miami Dolphins add former Oakland Raiders’ GM Reggie McKenzie to front office - The Phinsider
Chris Grier continues to build a strong front office, in hopes of building a winner in Miami