AP source: Dolphins making progress toward deal with Gase

BY foxsports • January 9, 2016

MIAMI (AP) A person connected to the Miami Dolphins says the team is making progress in talks with Adam Gase to become their coach.

The person provided the update on negotiations to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because no agreement has been reached with the Chicago Bears offensive coordinator. Gase would become the Dolphins' ninth coach since 2004.

Gase was the NFL's hottest coaching candidate among assistants. He also interviewed with the Eagles, Browns and Giants and has been considered the front-runner for the Dolphins job.

At 37, Gase would become the league's young coach. He has no head coaching experience but has been a target of NFL coaching searches for at least three years.

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