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Who is Pat Flaherty, the Miami Dolphins’ offensive line coach under Brian Flores?

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Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores hired Pat Flaherty as his offensive line coach. Here’s what you need to know about Flaherty:

Age: 62.

Years coaching in NFL: 19.

Previous stops (and titles): Jacksonville Jaguars (offensive line coach, 2017-2018), San Francisco 49ers (offensive line coach, 2016), New York Giants (offensive line coach, 2004-2015), Chicago Bears (tight ends coach, 2001-2003), Washington Redskins (tight ends coach, 2000).

Notable players coached: Chris Snee, Shaun O’Hara, David Diehl.

Quick thoughts: Flaherty is a veteran NFL coach getting ready for his 20th season in the league. His most successful run came with the Giants, during which the team won a pair of Super Bowls against the New England Patriots. He tutored three players who went on to Pro Bowls in that span. Guard Chris Snee, who was named a first-team All-Pro in 2008 and to four Pro Bowls during his 10-year career, highlights the group.

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Barry Jackson has written for the Miami Herald since 1986 and has written the Florida Sports Buzz column since 2002.


Jordan McPherson covers the Miami Marlins and high school sports for the Miami Herald. He attended the University of Florida and covered the Gators athletic program for five years before joining the Herald staff in December 2017.


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