Originally posted on sun-sentinel.com  |  Last updated 1/24/12
Joe Philbin is a proud member of the Green Bay Packers family, and Mike McCarthy’s coaching tree, and if the Miami Dolphins’ new head coach would like to stay in the family, and on the tree, don’t expect him to take from that organization. According to two members of the Packers organization, its common knowledge that Packers coaches and executives who move on to bigger and better opportunities are instructed to leave the Packers staff alone. So don’t expect a similar staff raid like when Tony Sparano was hired by the Dolphins, and lured numbers members of Bill Parcells former Dallas staff to Miami. That type of staff raiding his frowned upon in Green Bay, which perceives itself as a family more than a franchise. “Off limits,” one of the sources claimed. “Joe’s going to be building the core of his staff from outside.” Philbin skipped attending the Senior Bowl to get his family moved to Miami, and to hire his staff of assistants. Sources say former Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman i...
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