NFL Owners’ Order of Operations on Full Display in Miami

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Sports Illustrated

By Michael Rosenberg When an NFL owner treats a team like a toy instead of a franchise, political positioning becomes the most important skill for its employees. View the original article to see embedded media. If the Miami Dolphins had fired general manager Chris Grier and coach Brian Flores Monday, Flores would be more likely to get the same job with another team. Yet Dolphins owner Stephen Ross kept Grier. It was the most surprising move of the NFL week so far, but it shouldn’t be. This is a window into how most NFL owners think. Billionaires buy sports franchises because they like expensiv…

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