Charles Clay

Miami Dolphins fire coach Joe Philbin

Miami Dolphins fire coach Joe Philbin

The Miami Dolphins fired head coach Joe Philbin on Monday and named tight ends coach Dan Campbell as interim coach.

Entering this season, optimism was the highest in four years under Philbin after the team acquired star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, but the Dolphins got off to a disastrous 1-3 start. Philbin was 24-28 in his three-plus seasons as coach of the Dolphins, who haven’t finished above .500 since he became coach in 2012.

“This was a tough decision for me to make knowing how tirelessly Joe worked in his four years...