The Miami Dolphins are talking to former Kansas City Chiefs president, CEO and general manager Carl Peterson about taking an executive position with the team.
The Miami Herald reported Wednesday that the team could place Peterson at the top of the food chain in football operations, even above general manager Jeff Ireland.
While Ireland would still handle day-to-day personnel duties, Peterson would reportedly take more of an advisory role. Ireland has worked for Peterson before, as a scout for the Chiefs from 1997-2000.
This is not the first time Peterson has been courted by the Dolphins. After Bill Parcells left the Dolphins in 2010, Peterson was rumored to be offered the president of football operations position Parcells vacated. Instead, Ireland's job description was changed, and now he reports directly to Dolphins owner Stephen Ross.
Peterson denied reports of talks with the Dolphins on Monday, as did Ross at his press conference announcing the dismissal of Tony Sp...