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Miami Dolphins head coach fired after three seasons

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Al Diaz
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Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores on the sidelines as the Dolphins trail Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday, January 2, 2022.

The Miami Dolphins fired coach Brian Flores on Monday after three seasons in which he posted a winning record twice but failed to make the playoffs.

But the Dolphins plan to retain general manager Chris Grier.

“I made a decision today to part ways with Brian Flores,” Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross said in a statement Monday. “After evaluating where we are as an organization and what we need going forward to improve, I determined that key dynamics of our football organization weren’t functioning at a level I want it to be and felt that this decision was in the best interest of the Miami Dolphins. I believe we have a talented young roster in place and have the opportunity to be much better in 2022. I want to thank Brian for his hard work and wish him nothing but the best in his future.”

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