Dolphins rent Mike McDaniel as head coach: Miami agrees to phrases with 49ers offensive coordinator


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The Miami Dolphins have selected their subsequent head coach. The workforce introduced Sunday that it has employed former San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel to function their new lead man.

McDaniel, a Yale graduate with 15 years of teaching expertise, is understood for his progressive run recreation ideas and brilliant offensive thoughts. Whereas he is been teaching for a decade and a half, his rise to a head teaching position has come rapidly after serving only one season as offensive coordinator in San Francisco.

49ers coach Kyle Shanahan first labored with McDaniel in 2006 and took the younger assistant with him at each teaching cease. The 38-year-old McDaniel spent the 2017-20 seasons because the run recreation coordinator for the 49ers earlier than being promoted to offensive coordinator in 2021.

San Francisco completed the marketing campaign with the seventh-ranked offense within the NFL. McDaniel had a hand in orchestrating the 49ers’ aggressive speeding offense and in addition helped Deebo Samuel compile an All-Professional marketing campaign with 1,770 yards from scrimmage and 14 complete touchdowns. 

McDaniel obtained his begin as an intern with the Denver Broncos in 2005. The next yr, he served as an offensive assistant with the Houston Texans. He obtained his first positional job teaching the extensive receivers for Washington in 2013 and made a lateral transfer to the Cleveland Browns the following season. He additionally spent 2015-16 with the Atlanta Falcons as an offensive assistant earlier than becoming a member of the 49ers.

McDaniel can also be the primary minority rent of this teaching cycle as he’s biracial. Due to the Rooney Rule, the 49ers will obtain two third-round compensatory picks for creating McDaniel as a minority assistant coach, in response to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport.

With the Dolphins making their resolution, the one open jobs that stay are the Houston Texans and New Orleans Saints



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