Miami Dolphins: 5 Candidates for the Newly-Vacant Offensive Coordinator Job

January 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After a bizzare turn of events that has Tony Sparano staying on as head coach for one more season after the aggressive courting of Jim Harbaugh, the team must now focus on finding it's next offensive coordinator. 
Dan Henning, the Dolphins offensive coordinator since the 2008 season, parted ways with the team on Thursday.
Henning had a tumultuous final season with the team. Miami went from 15th to 30th in the NFL in points scored and regressed in total yards each season since his arrival, going from 12th to 17th and to 21st this past season partly due to the fact that much of the league has adjusted toward their wildcat formation.
While Sparano would be returning for the final season of the four-year contract he signed in 2008, owner Steve Ross showed a willingness to spend money in his desperate pursuit of Jim Harbaugh.
Now Ross will look towards spending it on a big name candidate for the OC job. 
Here are five candidates the Dolphins should look to...

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