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Joe Philbin  

Joe Philbin was named the tenth head coach in Miami Dolphins team historyby Chairman of the Board/Managing General Partner Stephen Ross and General Manager Jeff Ireland on January 20, 2012.

Philbin joins Miami from the Green Bay Packers, where he originally joined the team onFebruary 10, 2003 as assistant offensive line coach. He was promoted to tight ends/assistant offensive line on February 27, 2004 and was promoted by Head Coach Mike McCarthy to offensive line coach on January 17, 2006, and to offensive coordinator on January 15, 2007.

In his five seasons at the helm of the Packers offensive unit, Philbin has directed both a productive and sound attack. League-wide, Green Bay has ranked in the top 10 in total yards and total points each for the past five years.

They are one of only two teams in the league (New England) to accomplish that feat during this period. Green Bay's point total (2,263) are third in the league over that span, trailing only New England (2,457) and New Orleans (2,283). During that five year span as offensive coordinator, 12 Packers have been selected to the Pro Bowl including four in 2011, WR Greg Jennings (2nd), FB John Kuhn (1st), QB Aaron Rodgers (2nd) and C Scott Wells (1st). In 2011, the Packers set single-season franchise records for regular-season games won (15), total points (560), points per game (35.0), total points at home (321), points per game at home (40.1), touchdowns (64), net passing yards (4,924), fewest giveaways (14). The 2011 season marked the third straight campaign that the Packers averaged at least 250.0 net passing yards. Prior to 2009-11, Green Bay had never accomplished that feat in back-to-back seasons. In 2011, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers established himself as one of the elite passers in NFL history as he posted a 122.5 passer rating, the best single-season mark in NFL history. He set NFL season record with 13 games with 100+ rating and 12 games with 110+ rating. He also set franchise marks with 4,643 passing yards and 45 TDs while becoming the only quarterback in NFL history to pass for 4,000+ yards and have six or fewer INTs.

Green Bay's 6,482 total net yards in 2011 ranks No. 1 in franchise history, besting the 2004 total of 6,357 yards. The Packers' 560 points on the season ranked No. 2 in NFL single-season annals behind only the 2007 New England Patriots (589).

Green Bay also led the league in scoring for the first time since 1996. With 70 total TDs this past season, Additionally, Green Bay tied the 1984 Miami Dolphins for the second-most TDs in a season in NFL history. The two teams trail only the 2007 New England Patriots (75 TDs). The Packers' turnover differential of plus-24 is tied for the No. 2 mark in franchise history behind only the plus-26 margin in 1943. In 2010, en route to the franchises 13th world championship, the Packers finished with the No. 5 passing offense at 257.8 yards per contest. It was the first time in franchise history that the Packers averaged 250.0 net passing yards in back-to-back seasons. QB Aaron Rodgers finished in the top 10 in nearly every passing category, falling just 78 yards short of his third straight 4,000-yard season despite missing 1½ games due to a concussion. The Packers also posted two 45-point games during the regular season, the first time Green Bay had done so since 1983.

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