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Dolphins hire Dennis Hickey as general manager

Dolphins hire Dennis Hickey as general manager

A complicated search for the Miami Dolphins' next general manager has ended with the selection of former Tampa Bay Buccaneers pro personnel director Dennis Hickey.

Hickey, 43, has been with the Buccaneers for 18 seasons, including the last three as director of player personnel. He was their director of college scouting for six years.

According to a team source, Hickey was made an offer on Sunday morning and has accepted it. But the deal has not been finalized.

Hickey, however, wasn't interviewed for Tampa Bay's open GM position, which went to former Cardinals executive Jason Licht.

It's unclear how the Dolphins' hierarchy will be structured with Hickey, Coach Joe...

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