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Miami Dolphins Are Reportedly Down To 2 Candidates

A Miami Dolphins helmet sitting on the field.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 31: The helmet of Jakeem Grant #19 of the Miami Dolphins is seen as he takes a knee during warmups before the preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings on August 31, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

The Miami Dolphins are reportedly zeroing in on their next head coach.

According to NFL Network

Brian Daboll was a finalist for the #Dolphins, who now have two coming in next week — Mike McDaniel and Kellen Moore.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 28, 2022

">insider Ian Rapoport, there are two remaining finalists for the head coaching vacancy: 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel and Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore. Each of these options will be coming in to meet with the franchise next week. Brian Daboll was a finalist before he was hired by the New York Giants on Friday.

From the looks of their finalist list, it's clear the Dolphins are looking to hire an offensive-minded coach to help get the best out of 23-year-old quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.

Mike McDaniel has 15 years of assistant coaching experience in the NFL, but this past season was his first year at the offensive coordinator position. Despite his lack of coordinator experience, the 38-year-old coach's bright football mind has him in consideration for multiple head coaching jobs in this year's cycle.

Kellen Moore, 33, is another name often mentioned on candidate lists this year. In his third year as the Cowboys' OC, the up-and-coming coach led his Dallas offense to a No. 1 ranking in the league with 407.0 yards and 31.2 points per game.

Brian Flores, the head coach Miami fired a few weeks back, is still on the hunt for his next job.

Who do you think the Dolphins should hire?