Cam Cameron was the end result of Miami Dolphins’ owner Wayne Huizengas’ extensive coaching search after the ill-timed resignation of Nick Saban. Considered one of the bright minds in the NFL, Cameron was deemed an offensive wizard. Leaving San Diego as an offensive Co-ordinator, Cameron became the 7th coach in Dolphins history, and the 4th HC in 3 seasons.
Cameron made no friends when it was announced that with the 9th overall pick, the Phins would pass up fan favorite Brady Quinn in favor of Ted Ginn, Jr. and his “entire family”. If that was bad, things quickly went worse. Cameron brought in concussed QB Trent Green (who would go on IR shortly into the season with another). An immediate rift formed between Cameron and star DE Jason Taylor that lasted all season. Cameron would even take a full pre-season game off to sit in the coaches box and let his assistants coach the game.
After compiling a 1-15 season with questionable clock management and game situation calls each game, Cameron ended the season with questions about his return. Shortly after Bill Parcells was named VP of Football Operations, Cam Cameron was canned. The 1-15 season is the worst season in Miami Dolphins history.
During the 1993 NFL draft the Dolphins selected Eddie “freakin” Moore with their first pick, a 2nd round selection. With high-profile and target of then personnel man Rick Speilman Anquan Boldin on the board, Dave Wannstedt bucked Speilmans opinion and opted for the Tennessee linebacker.
Fans were once again in an uproar over the drafting of Dave Wannstedt. Moore would play very sparingly his first season while he recovered from an injury he sustained prior to being drafted. In 2004, Moore would still play sparingly and would not make much impact on the defense or the special teams unit.
In 2006 during the off-season, Moore would be traded to the Saints. Moore was unable to pass his physical and the trade was voided. He would be released shortly there after. Moore is now under contract with the Denver Broncos.
While the Dolphins till look for an answer at WR, Boldin is a rising star in Arizona.
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