Panthers DC candidate Vic Fangio employed by Dolphins

There might be no reunion between the Carolina Panthers and Vic Fangio.

As first reported by NFL Community insider Tom Pelissero on Sunday afternoon, the Miami Dolphins have employed the 64-year-old play caller as their new defensive coordinator. Fangio was one among three males to have interviewed for Carolina’s opening.

Fangio brings practically 4 many years of NFL expertise to Miami, a formidable physique of labor that started with the New Orleans Saints in 1986. That run, because the crew’s linebackers coach, lasted for 9 seasons earlier than his bounce to Charlotte.

Carolina’s protection would come out swinging beneath Fangio of their opening 1995 marketing campaign, as they allowed the seventh-fewest whole yards per sport. They’d go on to rank tenth, fifteenth and thirty second within the following three seasons.

Between his dismissal after 1998 and now, Fangio picked up seven extra stops—4 of which put him again on play-calling duties. He served because the defensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts (1999-2001), the Houston Texans (2002-2005), Stanford College (2010), the San Francisco 49ers (2011-2014) and the Chicago Bears (2015-2018).

He’d lastly get his shot as a head coach in 2019, with the Denver Broncos. His tenure there was temporary, nonetheless, as he was let go after a 19-30 mark over three seasons.


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