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Bowles may not be staying in Miami, after all

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Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy reportedly believes he wasn’t hired to coach the Dolphins because he wasn’t willing to keep interim head coach Todd Bowles as the team’s defensive coordinator, replacing Mike Nolan.  As it turns out, new coach Joe Philbin may not be keeping Bowles, either.

According to Jason La Canfora of NFL Network, Bengals defensive backs coach Kevin Coyle (pictured) is under consideration for the position.

Coyle, 56, has spent a decade in Cincinnati, his only NFL job.  He reportedly was on Philly’s radar last year, but owner Mike Brown wouldn’t grant the Eagles permission to interview him for the job that went to Juan Castillo.

So if Bowles goes and Coyle or someone else gets the job, McCoy’s future candidacy for other head-coaching jobs could be affected adversely.

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18 Responses to “Bowles may not be staying in Miami, after all”
  1. GG Eden says: Jan 22, 2012 12:06 AM

    lol @ Mike McCoy, turning down an interview with the Raiders, and ending up shooting himself in the foot. Hurt his profile now as a young HC candidate by rejecting the Raiders, and then running to the media about the Dolphins

  2. trubroncfan07 says: Jan 22, 2012 12:13 AM

    If Bowles loses job over this then so should McCoy!

  3. ohiost4141 says: Jan 22, 2012 2:39 AM

    Who would have thought Marvin Lewis’ (& Bengals) coaching staffs would produce so many head coaches/possible head coaches & coordinator interest.

    Leslie Frazier, Hue Jackson // Mike Zimmer, Jay Gruden, Ken Zampese, Kevin Coyle, James Urban.

  4. paleandpasty says: Jan 22, 2012 2:41 AM

    I really think most of the stories on the dolphins lately have been missing the mark. We were told that zimmer was the lead candidate, then mcoy, then bowles, the bowles will remain on the staff, now off the staff, my head is spinning.

  5. tiredofblatheringnflexperts says: Jan 22, 2012 2:44 AM

    I like the continuity of having Bowles but wouldn’t mind seeing Coyle land the job, if for no other reason than to prove that World Weekly News’ Bat Boy sources > Miami Herald’s Armando Salgueros sources. 

  6. guvsta says: Jan 22, 2012 5:04 AM

    Hard to tell if this is because McCoy has a big mouth or because the Dolphins are being dysfunctional again. Being a Miami fan isnt easy these days- I love the team but the organisation embarrasses the hell out of me. Glad we didn’t choose McCoy though- he’s coming across as arrogant and whiny. Not a leader!

  7. joe3001 says: Jan 22, 2012 7:25 AM

    McCoy looks like such a moron.

    This almost reminds me of when the Steelers ended up firing Tim Lewis as DC because he told everyone from the team photographer to the checkout guy at his grocery store they wanted to fire him . . .

    He was lucky to catch on with the Giants for a while their DC. Now he’s a secondary coach and never gets mentioned for DC jobs, never mind HC interviews.

    Good luck Mike!

  8. 7to10for6allday says: Jan 22, 2012 9:01 AM

    Andy you idiot, you missed out on Spags. So you check out Bowles, he’s an upgrade from Juan. And he’s very underrated!

  9. raviq10 says: Jan 22, 2012 9:04 AM

    Ohiost…but frazier was fired for being incompotent and zimmer and gruden are just “considerations”at this point…the bengals suck and so do their fans so shut the….up! U shouldnt be posting…u SHOULD be embarrassed.

  10. steppedinit says: Jan 22, 2012 9:22 AM

    Most Dolphin fans and media still don’t get it. The coaches that were in Miami don’t want to stay. It really doesn’t matter what Ireland and Ross want. The fans and media need to realize that, for a coach, working under Ross and Ireland is a death sentence. Let the media keep buying into the spin that Ross and Ireland are making these decisions

  11. dutchmaster91 says: Jan 22, 2012 10:06 AM

    So Bengals fans, would this guy make a good DC? Would he be able to run a 3-4 defense successfully?

  12. dutchmaster91 says: Jan 22, 2012 10:10 AM

    Most Dolphin fans and media still don’t get it. The coaches that were in Miami don’t want to stay. It really doesn’t matter what Ireland and Ross want. The fans and media need to realize that, for a coach, working under Ross and Ireland is a death sentence. Let the media keep buying into the spin that Ross and Ireland are making these decisions
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    That is true to an extent. Tony Sparano wasn’t picked with Ross as the owner, so he wanted him out from the start. Ireland just comes off as a douche who would throw others under the bus to save his job. Mike Nolan had an option on his contract for this season but Miami didn’t pick it up. I’m not sure why, as it would’ve been a good move. Nolan never left on his own… The Dolphins didn’t want him. As for Bowles, we have no idea whether he would want to return to Miami or not.

  13. cornersss says: Jan 22, 2012 10:26 AM

    “So if Bowles goes and Coyle or someone else gets the job, McCoy’s future candidacy for other head-coaching jobs could be affected adversely.”

    The NFL is a big political machine. Mess with its programs or its money and they will run over you and destroy you. Mccoy found out,”Hear no evil See no evil ,SPEAK NO EVIL”

  14. cornersss says: Jan 22, 2012 10:28 AM

    “I really think most of the stories on the dolphins lately have been missing the mark. We were told that zimmer was the lead candidate, then mcoy, then bowles, the bowles will remain on the staff, now off the staff, my head is spinning.”

    Yup, all from the miami medias secret “team sources”

    They do a pretty great job of messing with peoples heads. Its why most phin fans hate their team for stuff they never did put onto them by the media

  15. Derty Ernie says: Jan 22, 2012 10:31 AM

    I hope Philbin takes Dom Capers with him too. Either that or the Pack better be pre-pared for a long hard ride next year. Maybe they can become the worst defense 32nd in the league next year.
    and people question if Rogers should be MVP?????
    No one else comes close with that defense he had.

  16. bsizemore68 says: Jan 22, 2012 11:43 AM

    The problem is to many fans take what the sports writer write and think its all true, they get it wrong most of the time trying to be first instead of being correct, a majority of the time its just opinion instead of hard facts. Set back and what what happens and relax. Bill p.s. and grow up, Ross is not going to sell his team, deal with it.

  17. bsizemore68 says: Jan 22, 2012 11:46 AM

    Sorry, a senior moment, should WATCH what happens, I need another cup of Joe, I mean coffee, Joe is the coach, he is a nice kid, hope he does well. Bill

  18. mackie66 says: Jan 22, 2012 1:08 PM

    Ireland/Ross promptly advise Philpin that Philpin has final say over his assistant coaches, which I take as “hire who you want”. I would never believe, even if it does envolve Mr Ross, that McCoy was told he had to hire Bowles as DC in order for McCoy to be hired as HC. Why not just hire Bowles as HC? I know Ross likes Bowles as does most of Dolphinland, but we’re talking about the HC.
    I see a lot of problems arise when the sports medai, believing they know everything, gets envolved with HC hirings. “We have sourses close to the subject/item/suspect, so we know everything and we are the first to look like idiots”. I think I read it here (PFT) first that King Carl Peterson would be hired any day now to be the new Czar of football for the Miami Dolphins. Howd that work out? Ive noticed that most football fans(me included) who get pizzed over facts or non facts are actually pizzed over nothing, as facts come to further light. Dont believe anything you read and only half of what you see.

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