Joe Philbin Will Be Dolphins’ Coach Next Season, Owner Stephen Ross Says

by NESN Staff

December 21, 2014

It appears Joe Philbin won’t get the boot after all.

The Miami Dolphins coach’s job was in jeopardy after his team just missed a wild-card playoff spot for the second consecutive season. However, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross told reporters Sunday after a thrilling 37-35 win over the Minnesota Vikings that Philbin will be back for another season.

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Philbin has been Miami’s coach since 2012 and owns a 23-24 overall record.

The Dolphins were in the playoff hunt until last Sunday, when they were eliminated from contention after the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs. Miami was in a similar situation last season but dropped its final two games en route to a disappointing 8-8 finish.

Thumbnail photo via Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY Sports Images

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