If the Dolphins flame out as a wild-card team or fail to make the playoffs, Philbin is as good as gone.
Seven head coaches are leading new teams this year. Three of those coaches have had experience and are with new organizations, while four will man the position for the first time.
Jay Gruden has agreed to become the head coach of the Washington Redskins. The Redskins confirmed Thursday that Gruden has accepted the job and will be introduced at an afternoon news conference.