Miami Dolphins: Dan Henning Gone, Is Sparano Really Next?

Thomas Galicia@thomasgaliciaFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 7, 2011

The last time I write an article with this dudes mug.
The last time I write an article with this dudes mug.NFL Photos/Getty Images

Dolfans, I know you've been keeping track on the Harbaugh watch, but something more important has happened today.

He's gone.

No, not Sparano, but the man who has become the most hated Dolphins coordinator since Tom Olivadotti.

Dan Henning is the Dolphins' offensive coordinator no more.

According to Armando Salguero's Miami Herald Blog, Henning agreed with Coach Tony Sparano that it would be best if the two were to part ways

It's not clear whether Henning is simply retiring or just taking some time off to reassess his options. Henning has served as an offensive coordinator for the Dolphins for the last three years; he was previously the offensive coordinator in Carolina, New York with the Jets, Buffalo and Detroit. He was the head coach in San Diego (1989-91) and Atlanta (1983-86).

However, Henning could remain open to any other coaching opportunities if they arise in the future. Here's to him becoming the New England Patriots offensive coordinator next season and running the wildcat for them every third play as well as making them use play-action passes on 3rd-and-long. 

In all seriousness, this news would only be important if Sparano is still head coach of the Miami Dolphins, which he is as of the time I'm writing this article (Jan. 6, 2011 at 7:25pm.)

But if Sparano isn't going anywhere (meaning if Harbaugh says no), then when it comes to Dan Henning, well, just take a look at the video and it explains my feelings on him.

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