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Dolphins planned to go after Tom Brady, Sean Payton before Brian Flores lawsuit: report


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The Miami Dolphins had massive offseason options, but they all came crumbling down when previous head coach Brian Flores submitted a lawsuit against the franchise alleging discrimination in choosing procedures.

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Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers watches from the sidelines during the 2nd quarter of the game against the New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium on Dec. 19, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. 

Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers watches from the sidelines in the course of the 2nd quarter of the game from the New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium on Dec. 19, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. 
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Those options? Miami supposed on pursuing previous New Orleans Saints head mentor Sean Payton just after he resigned from the position on Jan. 25, in accordance to ProFootballTalk.com. The Saints, nonetheless, declined the request from the Dolphins to speak to Payton. 

The Dolphins also had aspirations of bringing quarterback Tom Brady to Miami, but he certainly finished up retiring immediately after 22 seasons in the NFL. It was also reportedly mentioned internally that Brady could have been a prospective minority operator of the Dolphins.

Head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints prior to the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Jan. 9, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints prior to the sport in opposition to the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Jan. 9, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. 
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Brady will keep on being on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ roster until finally June 2 for the reason that if the workforce tends to make a move to place him on the reserve/retired list prior to that date, the Bucs will have a $32 million dead cap hit. If it is following June 2, the cap strike would be unfold out around two seasons. Brady nonetheless has one particular calendar year remaining on his agreement, and he has a cap strike of in excess of $20 million for the 2022 year.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, left, throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, in East Rutherford, N.J.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, remaining, throws all through the to start with fifty percent of an NFL football match against the New York Jets, Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, in East Rutherford, N.J.
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The Dolphins hired previous San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel as their head coach to exchange Flores, and they even now plan on rolling with quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. The duo is predicted to be the mentor-QB mix for the forthcoming season.

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