The Miami Dolphins possess added a aged govt to their renovated entrance space of labor.
Miami is hiring aged Oakland Raiders licensed manager Reggie McKenzie as a senior personnel govt, NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday, per a source urged of the Dolphins’ plans. The Miami Herald first reported the news.
McKenzie brings with him to Miami 15 seasons of personnel experience. The 56-year-extinct aged NFL linebacker spent eight years as director of player personnel for the Green Bay Packers earlier than being employed as Oakland’s GM in 2012. McKenzie became as soon as fired in December after seven seasons with the membership.
In Oakland, McKenzie oversaw an tall rebuild and became as soon as in management of drafting four Legitimate Bowlers: Derek Carr, Amari Cooper, Khalil Mack and Latavius Murray. At of the time of his firing, handiest Carr remained on the roster. Murray left in free agency, whereas Mack and Cooper had been every flipped for first-spherical picks months after Jon Gruden became as soon as employed as Oakland’s head coach in January.
McKenzie became as soon as named NFL Govt of the one year in 2016 after the Raiders went 12-4 and almost received the AFC West. Lower than two years later, he became as soon as fired within the midst of a 4-12 marketing campaign.
The closing month-plus has caused a lot of commerce in Miami. After the season, head coach Adam Gase became as soon as fired and at closing modified by Patriots de-facto defensive coordinator Brian Flores. Dolphins licensed manager Chris Grier is now overseeing football operations and reporting to proprietor Stephen Ross, whereas govt vice president of football operations Mike Tannenbaum became as soon as reassigned interior the group. Flores has added a few veterans to his teaching crew as successfully, collectively with aged Lions coach Jim Caldwell as assistant head coach and Patriots huge receivers coach Chad O’Shea as offensive coordinator.