New Dolphins Coach Mike McDaniel Used Allen Iverson To Mentor His Receivers

Article Highlights:

  • Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel used highlights of NBA icon Allen Iverson to help mentor his receivers when he worked for the Cleveland Browns
  • The former Yale wideout wanted his players to try mimicking the 2000-01 NBA MVP’s shifty playstyle
  • Former Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins reflected favorably on McDaniel’s decision to involve Iverson

Nearly a decade before he became the Miami Dolphins’ head coach, then-Cleveland Browns receivers coach Mike McDaniel had a question ahead of the 2014 season. How could the 31-year-old assistant coach help his position group improve their ability to cleanly get off the line of scrimage.

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