Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 9/23/13

MIAMI - 2009: Jeff Ireland of the Miami Dolphins poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in Miami, Florida. (Photo by NFL Photos)
See what a good start can do for you. Before July, Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland was embattled, scrutinized, and on the hot seat.  After the Fins 3-0 start, Ireland is now lauded for his work, and according to CBSSports.com, blessed with a contract extension. The Miami Herald is reporting that Ireland got the extension during the off-season. Ireland’s contract originally was up after this season, but now, he’s secure through the end of the 2014 season.  So he essentially gets another year to mess it up. Ireland is more known for insulting people, than he is for building a team.
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