Nov 22, 2015; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins interim head coach Dan Campbell looks on from the sideline during the second half against the Dallas Cowboys at Sun Life Stadium. The Cowboys won 24-14. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
It’s reported that several Dolphins players hold a meeting internally. It’s reported that Ndamukong Suh is unhappy with the style and scheme of DC Kevin Coyle.
The Dolphins are blown out by the New York Jets in London setting off a cascade of dominos. Reports circulate that Stephen Ross is fed up with the team’s performance and that changes could be coming soon.
One day after returning from London, it’s announced that Joe Philbin has been fired as the team’s head coach. It’s announced that TE coach Dan Campbell who has only been coaching full-time since 2012 would take over duties. Campbell addresses the media and promises a “culture change” and more physicality. He declines to answer comments on his coaching staff including DC Kevin Coyle.
Dan Campbell announces that Kevin Coyle has been fired. He replaces him with Lou Anarumo who coached the teams secondary.
The Dolphins promote special teams coach Darren Rizzi to assistant head coach. The Dolphins also add Al Saunders as an offensive consultant.
October 18th and 25th
With coaching changes in place and the bye week over the Dolphins turn in two consecutive blowout wins beating the Titans 38-10 and the Texans 44-26. Miami jumped out to a 41 point lead at half-time. They would score only three points in the 2nd half.
Miami is blownout by New England 36-7. The play on the field begins to turn back towards that under Joe Philbin. The team loses Cameron Wake with an Achille’s rupture. On November 3rd Wake would be put on IR officially.
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