MIAMI (AP) Former Colts and Lions coach Jim Caldwell has been hired by new Dolphins coach Brian Flores as assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach.
Caldwell was among 16 members of Flores' staff announced Friday. The group includes new offensive coordinator Chad O'Shea and defensive coordinator Patrick Graham, both former Patriots assistants.
Flores joined the Patriots in 2004 and was the defensive play-caller for last Sunday's Super Bowl championship team. He became the Dolphins' coach Monday.
Caldwell has 17 years of NFL coaching experience. In his seven seasons as head coach of the Colts (2009-11) and Lions (2014-17), he led teams to four playoff berths.
Caldwell also won two Super Bowls as an assistant coach with the Colts and Ravens.
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