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The Splash Zone 2/7/22: Mike McDaniel Named New Dolphins Head Coach

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 Miami Dolphins finally have their head coach! Yesterday, the team announced that they had agreed to terms with Mike McDaniel, the San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator. McDaniel has 15 years of coaching experience in the NFL and has worked closely with Kyle Shanahan for most of them. McDaniel is credited with the 49ers unique run game and hopefully he can bring some of that magic to the Dolphins offense.

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

Miami Dolphins hire San Francisco 49ers OC Mike McDaniel as new head coach
The Dolphins have agreed to a deal with Mike McDaniel to make him their next head coach, the team announced.


Mike McDaniel

Miami Dolphins get it right, hire 49ers OC Mike McDaniel as 11th head coach
New Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel will be asked to change the culture -- and win more games -- than his predecessor, Brian Flores.

McDaniel the Choice as New Dolphins Head Coach - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
The Miami Dolphins have hired former 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel as their new head coach

Miami picks 49ers OC Mike McDaniel as next head coach
The Dolphins settled on a new head coach after a controversial week.

Dolphins hire Mike McDaniel as new head coach
The Miami Dolphins have hired San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel to become their new head coach, the team announced Sunday after it was initially reported by NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.

Mike McDaniel hired as Miami Dolphins coach; Joe Schad is intrigued
The hiring of 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel is very intriguing to our Joe Schad

Mike McDaniel hire is Dolphins' latest attempt to resurrect their offense - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
McDaniel, like Adam Gase and others before him, is tasked with producing an attack that can hold its own in a competitive AFC.


Dolphins Defense

Dolphins pursuing ex-Broncos coach Vic Fangio to coach their defense - South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The Dolphins hope to land former Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio to new coach Mike McDaniel’s staff.


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