In 2013, Sparano was hired by the Raiders as offensive line coach and assistant head coach under Dennis Allen. He served as interim head coach in Oakland in 2014.
Minnesota Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano died on Sunday at the age of 56, the team announced. He went 11-5 and won the AFC East in his first season with the Dolphins. It's one of two playoff berths for the franchise since 2002.
That was Sparano's lone winning season, and he was sacked in 2011 after going 29-32 in Miami. He was popular with his players, but a dismal home record, declining attendance and a falling-out with general manager Jeff Ireland accelerated his firing by owner Stephen Ross.
He was hired to run the Raiders offensive line in 2013, and was promoted to interim head coach after Dennis Allen was sacked four games into the 2014 campaign.
Francesco Molinari wins The Open to claim maiden Major
It felt like old times at the British Open, as familiar as his Sunday red shirt and the swarm of fans that cheered his every shot. Pitching back to the fairway instead of going for the green? Playing a safe shot from behind the 11th green? "He's healthy.
Born in West Haven, Conn., on October 7, 1961, Sparano began his National Football League coaching career in 1999 as a quality control assistant with the Browns.
"We both showed up at the same time", Shurmur said in a statement. He was a great husband, father, and grandfather, and a great friend to me. Tony's presence within the Vikings organization will be deeply missed. "He would check on my family every HC and QB meeting we would have".
Several players took to social media on Sunday to offer their condolences to Sparano's family and express their sadness over his death.
"Heart broken and lost for words!"
Sparano was one of six assistants on Parcells' Cowboys coaching staff who became future head coaches: Sparano, Mike Zimmer, Sean Payton, Todd Haley, Anthony Lynn, and Todd Bowles. After overseeing the NFL's most injury-riddled O-line in his first year, Sparano coached a unit with three new starters not only to respectability but made a formidable unit in 2017, when it helped Minnesota finish 11th in total offense and 10th in scoring, after 28th and 23rd, respectively, the year prior.
Pennington led an offense historically light on turnovers that got spiced up when Sparano OK'd usage of the "Wildcat" formation, with running back Ronnie Brown taking the snap. Thank you for caring about the us as individuals and not just athletes.
They were particularly happy with the discovery of an intact skull, which showed the spikes growing out of its head. This is the most complete skeleton of an ankylosaurid dinosaur that has ever been found in western America.
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Gold also won numerous James Beard Foundation journalism awards during this career. 'In the early '80s, no one else was there. Award-winning Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold pictured on May 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
Les attaques à l'acide de sont multipliées au Royaume-Unis, et particulièrement à Londres, ces dernières années. Le chef du conseil municipal de Worcester, Marc Bayliss, a qualifié l'attaque d'acte de "pure méchanceté".
The day after his arrest, protestors took to the streets across the region calling for Qaisari's release and Dostum's return. Dostum had been undergoing medical treatment in Turkey, was now well and would resume work, the spokesman added.
Molinari was 12 and watching on TV when Costantino Rocca rolled in that putt across the Valley of Sin on the 18th at St. Molinari's tied ninth in 2013 was his best previous effort in nine prior attempts but he'd put the hours in .
Depuis l'an dernier, il se retrouve aussi souvent sur les tabloïds en raison de sa liaison avec la top model Naomi Campbell. Selon Morgan Stanley, Jeep devrait d'ailleurs représenter à lui seul près de 70% des profits de FCA cette année.
Tommy Fleetwood , he of the shoulder length mop and blazing eyes, lit up Angus with the kind of golf that transforms landscapes. That Fleetwood hadn't even considered shooting such a low score was, he says, "an indication of how good it was".
Jordan to transfer Syria White Helmets to UK, Canada, Germany
Numerous fighters surrendered under Russian-brokered deals and were transported to rebel-held areas in the north of the country. We therefore took steps with the aim of affording that protection to as numerous volunteers and their families as possible".
Longest total lunar eclipse of 21st century coming Friday
While the partial phase is between 11.54 and 1am, and 2.43 to 3.49am, the period of totality is between 1am and 2.43am. As this happens, some part of the Moon will not be visible to stargazers, resulting in a partial lunar eclipse.
Missouri duck boat survivor recounts her experience
Company President Jim Pattison Jr said the boat captain had 16 years of experience, and the business monitors weather. The NTSB recommends not wearing life jackets on these types of boats for that reason, according to USA Today.
Barnier raises question over the UK's White Paper
"It is not a border but you have got to check the goods to protect consumers and protect businesses". However, during her visit to Belfast, Mrs May will reiterate that a hard border is not acceptable.
Hamilton rewards Mercedes with epic win in Germany
The German, locked in a yo-yo duel with Hamilton to be the first to claim a fifth title, was leading when he slid off in the rain. He was forced out of qualifying after a hydraulics failure, and could only watch as Sebastian Vettel took pole; he started 14th.