Dolphins Hire Lazor To Spark Offense

With all the assumptions that Bill Lazor will become the Detroit Lions offensive coordinator. News broke today that Eagles quarterback coach Bill Lazor will become the Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator, as reported by ESPNs own  Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter.

Bill Lazor comes into the position with hopes of taking the leagues 25th ranked offense and maximizing its potential with the weapons at hand.  This is good hire, because it is believe the Dolphins are a toxic destination for employment. Hopefully this softens the flames on the perception.

According to Alex Marvez of Fox Sports, Bill Lazor will keep the offensive staff as is at Joe Philbin request, which means offensive line coach Jim Turner will be on the pay role.

Many factors need to be put in consideration when it comes to the hiring of Lazor. This hire is nothing but a band aid if the offense does not improve talent-wise. Lazor is inheriting an offensive line that broke a franchise record 58 sacks. An offensive that is said to a decent core of talent on the outside and Ryan Tannehill who is entering his third year as an NFL starter.

 

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Philadelphia Eagles executive Tom Gamble has declined an interview for the vacant general manager spot. This is the third decline so far. Stephen Ross plans to keep interviewing candidates, this time in New York, next up is Marc Ross of the New York Giants. Detroit Lions executive Brian Xanders plans to interview for the vacancy as well.