Former Dolphins HC lands Vikings defensive coordinator job

In the course of the NFL hiring cycle, it’s not stunning for followers of 1 group to listen to that considered one of their former coaches has accepted a job elsewhere as a result of there’s a finite quantity of jobs on this league.

On Monday, Miami Dolphins followers felt that sentiment, as former head coach Brian Flores accepted a job because the defensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings.

Flores coached in Miami from 2019-21, main the aqua and orange to a 24-25 document in his three seasons. Nevertheless, it resulted in turmoil, as he was fired after back-to-back profitable seasons and finally sued the group and the league for discrimination.

This previous yr, Flores labored with the Pittsburgh Steelers as their linebackers coach and senior defensive assistant.

Surprisingly, that is the 41-year-old’s first stint as a defensive coordinator within the league, as he was by no means formally given the title with the New England Patriots earlier than being named the top coach in Miami Gardens.

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Story initially appeared on Dolphins Wire

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