Found October 26, 2011 on Shutdown Corner:
If you had week eight in your "When will some sad-sack team pin their hopes to Bill Cowher?" pool this year, congratulations. You nailed it. Cowher's getting calls from the Miami Dolphins, according to Mike Freeman of Cowher, now an analyst for CBS Sports, said he won't comment on coaching rumors. However, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, intermediaries for the Miami Dolphins have contacted people close to Cowher about coaching the team. Now, everyone will deny this because no one wants to admit they are looking to fill a job that's already filled. In this case, the job of Tony Sparano. The Dolphins issued a statement to declining comment. The Dolphins are 0-6 and their current head coach, Tony Sparano, is openly talking about his imminent dismissal. I don't know that it's possible for a person to be closer to getting canned without actually having been canned. Sparano returning to coach the Dolphins in...

Phins Contacted Cowher About Coaching: Report

Tony Sparano is still coaching the Miami Dolphins, but the team may already be looking for his replacement, starting with the biggest of fish in the coaching pond: former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher. reported Tuesday that intermediaries for the team recently contacted "people close to Cowher" about becoming Miami's next head coach. The Dolphins...

Is Bill Cowher Headed to Miami to Coach Dolphins?

Could Cowher leave CBS and end up in Miame? Courtesy nfl.comThis afternoon on, a story hit the pages that reports the Dolphins and owner Stephen Ross are pursuing the former Steelers quarterback. … [visit site to read more]Is Bill Cowher Headed to Miami to Coach Dolphins? - Nice Pick, Cowher - Nice Pick, Cowher - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Dolphins approach Cowher concerning potential vacancy

Sources say the 0-7 Dolphins approach Bill Cowher concerning their head coaching job. Mike Freeman says Miami drew fire for courting candidates while employing current coach Tony Sparano after last season and use intermediaries to contact Cowher.

Report: Dolphins owner reaches out to Cowher through channels

People close to former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher have reportedly been contacted by people close to Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross about the team's head coaching job, according to

Cowher to Dolphins? Both parties should tread carefully

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is at it again, reportedly reaching out to people close to Bill Cowher to gauge his interest in the Miami job. Good move or bad move? Our analysts debate.

Tony Sparano Is Selling His House

What could prompt Miami coach Tony Sparano to put his 5-bed 5-bath Mediterranean style home on the market? Could it be the Dolphins' 0-6 record? Their total lack of effort and execution? The whispers that Bill Cowher's finally ready to get back in the game? It's more prosaic: Tony gets lonely in that big old house. More »

PFT Live: Will Cowher, Gruden come back to NFL?

Mike Florio kicks off PFT Live by going around the NFL and breaking down the biggest stories. Bill Cowher and John Gruden are two former coaches that are gaining interest around the league. Bill Parcells is eligible for the Hall of Fame, but should he make it in? And tight end Chris Cooley’s time in Washington…

Report: Jon Gruden, Bill Cowher Linked to Miami Dolphins Head Coaching Job

Another week and another loss must mean another rumor is circulating about Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano's job security. This time, Yahoo! Sports' Jason Cole is reporting that Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has expressed interest in the services of Bill Cowher and Jon Gruden to be the next coach of his football team. The report states that both would be interested and would...

Struggling Dolphins make QB change; could they be considering Bill Cowher?

MIAMI - The Dolphins changed backup quarterbacks Tuesday, signing J.P. Losman to replace Sage Rosenfels, who is...

Miami Dolphins sign QB Losman; report of contact with Cowher denied

J.P. Losman will take Sage Rosenfels’ spot on the team. Also, a report said people close to Bill Cowher were contacted about coaching Miami.

Miami Dolphins Head-Coaches POLL !!

Who's your preferred savior?Tony SparanoBill Cowher (unemployed)Jeff Fisher (unemployed)John GrudenJay Gruden (Cincy OC)Kirk Ferentz (Iowa)Al Golden (Hurricanes)Brian BillickotherJeff Ireland (Let'em... Come here for the best Miami Dolphins blog on the web. We have all of the most up to date new and opinions on the Dolphins organization for its fans.

For Sale: Sparano Lists His Davie Home

The proverbial fat lady has sung, or at least called a realtor: Dolphins coach Tony Sparano has put his Davie mansion up for sale for $1.5 million. Sparano claimed Wednesday that he and the missus are simply looking to downsize from their luxury lakefront home -- never mind that 0-6 record on the season, or the giant ax owner Stephen Ross has been itching to swing since last spring...

Friday Media Quicklinks

Just a few links this morning while Ryan readies this week’s Sports Media Musings… Baseball takes two from NFL - Chad Finn has the World Series taking two game in the ratings war with the NFL, as baseball beat football on both Sunday and Monday night this week. Chad also reports that NESN has hired NH native Jamison Coyle ( @Jamison_Coyle )  to replace Jade McCarthy on NESN...
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