By Chris Perkins, Sun Sentinelhttp://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/miam ... 3907.story
7:19 p.m. EST, January 10, 2014
Three of the NFL's most successful teams from the 2013 regular season — Kansas City, Seattle and Carolina — hired their general manager after they hired their coach.
The Dolphins, who will follow that practice, can only hope things work out as well.
Hiring a general manager with the coach already in place isn't the ideal situation in the NFL. But it's not unusual in recent years. Among the 18 general managers hired since 2010, nine took their jobs with a head coach already in place. ...
The reassuring thing for the Dolphins is last season's results seem to indicate if a team has a general manager who can identify talent, and a coach who can take advantage of that talent, it doesn't matter who was hired first. ...