From the Fins:
- ESPN’s John Clayton joins Jesse Agler to talk about the major news from this week’s NFL owners meetings
- Jesse Agler goes one-on-one with Fox Sports’ Mike Pereira to discuss the new rules changes adopted by the NFL
- Dolphins.com’s Andy Kent talks to Mike McCarthy and other NFC coaches about Joe Philbin
(On the qualities of Joe Philbin that convinced him that he could be a NFL head coach) – “I don’t think it’s just one quality, but I know one that will stand out for sure, when it comes to motivating and getting his team ready to win games that’s his communications skills.
Last night, the Dolphins announced that Joe Philbin has been named the 10th head coach in the history of the Miami Dolphins. As news spread, several key figured from Philbin’s time in Green Bay weighed in on the man and the opportunity:
“Joe’s very important to our success. The day-to-day stuff – all the coaching responsibilities he has, installing plays and explaining plays, his role in those meetings, the way that he helps get practice run the right way – he does a ton for us.”
“As players we probably don’t even see half the stuff he does to get us ready during the week.
When you think of the great historical moments in the history of the National Football League, you no doubt think of some of the legendary stadia in which those moments took place. Whether it is the Orange Bowl, site of so many Super Bowl moments, or old Yankee Stadium, or Candlestick Park, or any other, you can almost feel the history of these shrines to the game.