Tony Sparano Will Remain Head Coach in Miami

January 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In a bizarre turn of events in the seemingly never-ending saga of Miami Dolphins’ hunt for a new Head Coach, owner Stephen Ross has pulled out of negotiations with top target Jim Harbaugh and it is believed that Tony Sparano will remain in charge of the team next season.
Sparano was thought to be on his way out, after Ross approached Bill Cowher, Jon Gruden and Jim Harbaugh about replacing him in Miami. However, no deals came to fruition and as a result, it appears that Sparano will survive to coach out the final year of his contract.
Tony Sparano has been in charge of the Dolphins for three seasons, during which he has led Miami to a 25-23 record and an AFC East championship in 2008, during his first year in charge; the AFC East title was made all the more impressive, as the Dolphins finished 1-15 under Cam Cameron the preceding season.
However, consecutive 7-9 seasons have disappointed many fans and this year was made even more difficult by the team’s 1-7 h...

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