Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 4/27/13

Don Shula retired with the most coaching wins in the history of the NFL, a record he still holds today, and it is a record that is quite unlikely to be broken, just because most coaches don't get hired at the young age of 33 and stick around for 33 years. The last 26 years of Shula's coaching career were with the Miami Dolphins, where he captured 4 AFC Championships and 2 Super Bowls. Guess how many losing seasons he had with a full NFL schedule? Two. That is a fact that seems to escape current owner Stephen Ross.. Maybe it is because Ross wasn’t the owner when Shula was the coach, so he isn’t nearly as familiar with the history of the franchise. Or, he maybe it is just that he is allowing his resentment towards former head coach Tony Sparano. While speaking with Dan Le Batard’s show on 790 The Ticket in Miami, Ross blamed Sparano for all the dysfunction with the Dolphins, and mentioned how Sparano refused to move forward after Ross interviewed then-Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh. Via the Miami Herald: “He could never put it behind him,” Ross said. “I don’t think he was the right head coach [...]

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