Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/19/12

Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland was in a verbal exchange with a fan during halftime of Sunday's victory over the Raiders.

The Miami Herald spoke to Ireland on Tuesday to confirm the incident in which a fan, who told his side of the story to the Miami radio station The Ticket, asked Ireland to "fire himself."

The Dolphins said there was no argument but will review the incident and consider a course of action. The fan, who identified himself only as Sean, approached Ireland on the stadium concourse as Ireland was returning to his seat from the suite area where he visited his family. Ireland alleged responded by saying "Good one" and called the fan an epithet.

"It did happen at halftime and I was going back to my booth after seeing my wife and I did talk to several fans that were very nice. But as I'm walking back this guy introduces himself to me and says I should fire myself," Ireland said, according to the Herald. "It caught me off guard. I just turned and walked away but I did say the word. I regret I used the word I used. I thought I was using it under my breath. I guess I kind of said it loud enough that he could hear it. I literally said it under my breath. At the time I felt I handled the situation pretty good. Probably muttered it a little too loud. I regret that I said anything."

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