Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, left, and head coach Joe Philbin chat during warm-up before the NFL football game between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins at Wembley stadium in London. Philbin was fired Monday, Oct. 5, 2015.
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, left, and head coach Joe Philbin chat during warm-up before the NFL football game between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins at Wembley stadium in London. Philbin was fired Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Tim Ireland AP
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, left, and head coach Joe Philbin chat during warm-up before the NFL football game between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins at Wembley stadium in London. Philbin was fired Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Tim Ireland AP

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
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