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Tony Sparano

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Sparano first worked with Bill Parcells as a Cowboys assistant. When Parcells moved into Miami's front office in 2008, he hired Sparano as head coach. The Dolphins went 11-5 and reached the playoffs in Sparano's first season, a year after going 1-15.