Dolphins fire Jeff Ireland….now what?

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No you are not dreaming, Jeff Ireland has indeed parted ways with the Miami Dolphins.

Fans are finally getting what they wanted….now what?

The first name that comes to mind for most is Brian Gaine. Gaine who has been with the organization for years is best known for helping find and lure in now star DE Cam Wake. Gaine is the Dolphins assistant general manager and is highly respected around the league.

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Darlington who has sources within the Fins organization has said that he does not anticipate Gaine becoming Ireland’s replacement however does still currently have a role with the team. Darlington expects the team will search outside the organization for a new general manager

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Jason La Canfora suggests Pittsburgh executive Omar Kahn as a possible name that could become an candidate.

Eric Mangini is another name who has been brought up and is respected by Ross.

Mangini is currently the Senior Offensive Consultant for the San Francisco 49ers, We all know Ross is very close with former GM Carl Peterson however he remains just a consult for Ross and one would think if Peterson was really gunning for the job that he would have it by now.

Scott Pioli and current Fins execs Dawn Aponte are other names which have been brought up by Miami Herald writer Armando Salguero.

 

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One thing seems very clear and that is the new opening in Miami is an attractive one.

 

Before fans go too crazy I would also add that it is unlikely Dan Marino will become the teams new GM but is considered somewhat a possibility by few.

Update:

Eagles VP of player personnel Tom Gamble is a name becoming more popular in the Fins GM search. Gamble’s name has now been mentioned by Barry Jackson and Armando of the Herland as well as Jason Cole. Gamble seems primed to succeed in a GM role in the near future.


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  • Jonathan Fernandez

    They should go for Dan Marino !! He is a football junk that has always been around the sport. He was more than loyal to the Dolphins for years. And he could get a ring!!

  • Jonathan Fernandez

    football junky****