Jan. 16, 2000: The day after the 62-7 debacle in Jacksonville, Jimmy Johnson retired and handed over coaching duties to his heir apparent Dave Wannstedt. On the surface, Wannstedt had a respectable 42-31 (.575) record in Miami, with two 11-5 seasons and consecutive playoff appearances. But Wannstedt's era would become a punch line, known more for bad personnel and coaching decisions and for leaving the franchise in disarray.
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