How the Number 865 Changed Dolphins Coach Mike McDaniel’s Life
You could argue that the Miami Dolphins have the most exciting offense in the NFL right now. That can be backed up by Miami’s thrilling upset over the Los Angeles Chargers a week ago, where Tua Tagovailoa looked like he belonged in the conversation around the league’s most elite quarterbacks.
Much of the credit belongs to quirky head coach Mike McDaniel, who has reinvigorated this offense over the past two seasons and brought a level of excitement not seen in decades. We’ve previously covered his meteoric rise here on the show, but what if I told you it almost never happened?
Today, ESPN’s Jeff Darlington brings a chapter of McDaniel’s life that is rarely discussed but essential to understanding how he operates, and how he’s redefining the paradigm of NFL coach.
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