Mike McDaniel’s statement on the Dolphins hiring Anthony Weaver as defensive coordinator

Mike McDaniel’s statement on the Dolphins hiring Anthony Weaver as defensive coordinator



Mike McDaniel’s Statement on Dolphins Hiring Anthony Weaver as Defensive Coordinator – The Phinsider







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The Miami Dolphins ended their search for a replacement for Vic Fangio as the team’s defensive coordinator on Saturday when they hired Anthony Weaver. The move brings Weaver to Miami after spending the past three years with the Baltimore Ravens. He has also spent time as a coach in the New York Jets, Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, and Houston Texans organizations. He played for the Ravens and Texans during his seven-year playing career as a defensive end.



The news broke earlier in the day through multiple media reports but became official during the afternoon after the team terminated Weaver’s contract. Head coach Mike McDaniel, who is entering his third year as the team’s top coach and will have his third different defensive coordinator, issued a statement as part of the team’s hiring announcement.

“I am excited to add Anthony to our staff, not only for what he will bring to the Dolphins as a teacher and coach, but also because of his character as a leader of men,” McDaniel said. “He has a proven resume of success, built on his personal investment in his players. Most importantly, he shares our belief that player development is the cornerstone of team building and sustained excellence. Through conversations with him and those who have worked with him, it has become clear that we align on values In football and coaching philosophies.

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