Dolphins officially add star defensive line coach to their staff

Published Mar. 18, 2016 4:07 p.m. ET

The Miami Dolphins have officially added one of the NFL's top defensive line coaches to their staff. has learned that Jim Washburn is joining Miami as a senior defensive assistant and pass-rush specialist. first reported Washburn's hire was happening in January but the two sides needed time to define his position and hammer out contract details.

Washburn's son Jeremiah was hired as Miami's assistant offensive line coach in January.