Sunday was a day of elation for Miami Dolphin followers, as information broke that coveted defensive coordinator Vic Fangio was all however locked up and employed by the franchise. Nevertheless, following rumors throughout social media over the previous few days, plainly there’s some hypothesis as as to if or not Fangio made it official.
With Fangio being one of many prime defensive minds within the league and skilled in operating top-tier items, it might be a match made in heaven with the provision of expertise at his disposal in Miami.
But, as we sit on Tuesday morning, there’s nonetheless some conjecture as to if Fangio is signed, sealed and to be delivered. From a timeline standpoint, the standard suspects in NFL reporting broke the information, making a tidal wave of pleasure throughout the fan base simply two days in the past.
NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero tweeted the information on Sunday simply previous to when the Philadelphia Eagles and San Fransisco 49ers kicked off their NFC Championship recreation. Paradoxically, it’s the Eagles with which Fangio has been a guide this season, following a three-year stint because the Denver Broncos head coach.
The #Dolphins have agreed to phrases with Vic Fangio on a deal that makes him the NFL’s highest-paid coordinator, per sources.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) January 29, 2023
Fellow insider Ian Rapoport confirmed with a tweet of his personal, and the floodgates then opened with media members and followers alike rejoicing. With confirmations flying from trusted Miami beat reporters in addition to broadcasters and speaking heads from throughout soccer, 48 hours later, many are questioning if the deal is in reality executed.
The fireplace was set Monday when one other The Quantity’s Michael Silver tweeted his personal grouping of characters which learn like a Stephen King novella to the Miami fan base.
For what it is price, Vic Fangio instructed me late final evening, “Nothing has been selected my finish.” There’s a large quantity of mutual respect between Kyle Shanahan and Fangio, a extremely profitable Niners DC underneath Jim Harbaugh. And it seems the 49ers could have a gap quickly.
— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) January 30, 2023
This tweet could as nicely have been the equal of lighting a match to a firestorm of fear and surprise. Followers have resorted to asking reporters to re-confirm one thing that we could not really know… has already been confirmed.
The concern now’s the lingering and eradicated 49ers, whom Fangio had a task with from 2011-14 as their defensive coordinator. He helped take that group to a Tremendous Bowl through the 2012 season. Their present defensive coordinator, DeMeco Ryans, appears to change into a head coach, creating a gap in San Fransisco for his position.
Following the Silver tweet, yet one more distinguished NFL insider, Peter King, chimed in.
From PETER KING: “Per NFL Community, Vic Fangio is because of take the Miami defensive coordinator submit. I anticipate he’ll make an enormous star out of an excellent participant—free security Jevon Holland, one of many prime play-making safeties in soccer.”
— DolphinsTalk.com (@DolphinsTalk) January 30, 2023
With this being the week of Groundhog Day, which falls this Thursday, February 2, Dolphins followers could be experiencing the identical day for a couple of days, if not per week or so. The one factor that may put all of the rumors to relaxation, can be a Dolphins press convention introducing Fangio.
We’ll all keep tuned to when that can be introduced…hopefully.