Jim Harbaugh rumors: Dolphins not targeting Michigan coach despite Brian Flores firing

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Whereas the Dolphins dismissed coach Brian Flores on Monday, the staff is not targeting Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh to be Flores’s alternative, according to ESPN’s Jeff Darlington.

The MMQB’s Albert Breer confirmed that Flores’s dismissal is unrelated to the doable hiring of Harbaugh.

Flores was let go on Monday after simply three seasons with the Dolphins. He went 24–25 in his tenure, however received 19 video games over the past two seasons. 


Harbaugh, the present Wolverines coach, has not coached within the NFL since 2014, when he was with the 49ers. Nonetheless, in latest weeks, stories of Harbaugh’s doable return to the NFL have intensified. 

The previous 49ers coach is as soon as once more firmly on the NFL radar, The MMQB had reported. 

Bruce Feldman of The Athletic reported that Harbaugh might be tempted to make his return to the NFL, citing each Michigan and league sources. The Raiders are the staff with whom Harbaugh has been most intently linked.

According to ESPN, Flores’s departure had extra to do together with his relationship fraying with normal supervisor Chris Grier and quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Grier, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, might be retained because the staff’s normal supervisor. 


Miami’s choice to dismiss Flores comes sooner or later after the staff knocked off New England, 33–24, to clinch the staff’s second straight profitable season. 

Harbaugh went 44-19-1 in 4 seasons throughout his time with 49ers, which spanned 2011–2014, making a Tremendous Bowl look in his second season.

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