DAVIE — The shake-up of Adam Gase’s coaching staff on the Dolphins continues.
Dave DeGuglielmo, who joined the staff in October in the wake of the embarrassing departure of offensive line coach Chris Foerster, will not return for the 2018 season, sources told The Post on Thursday.
The move follows the hiring of Dowell Loggains, former offensive coordinator of the Bears and Titans, in the same role with Miami. Clyde Christensen, offensive coordinator the past two seasons, is expected to remain with the Dolphins in an undisclosed role.
Additional moves will follow in the upcoming days and weeks. That was to be expected, not only for a team that finished 6-10, but also after Gase publicly revealed his displeasure with the staff in October.
Following a 40-0 debacle against the Baltimore Ravens on national TV, Gase unloaded on players for not studying the playbook but also made a reference to his assistants.
“Guys need to get their heads right,” Gase said at the time. “Coaching staff needs to do a better job because obviously our players not knowing is a direct reflection on them.”
Foerster resigned after video surfaced online showing him snorting a white powder. Although DeGuglielmo was brought aboard, neither he nor Chris Kuper was given the title of offensive line coach. They both were involved in coaching the linemen.
Like much of the team, the offensive line endured a turbulent year. Laremy Tunsil, moved to left tackle for his second NFL season, had an up-and-down year. Injuries and inconsistency triggered lineup changes until later in the year, when the Dolphins used Sam Young and Jesse Davis for the right side of their line. A bright spot: Center Mike Pouncey played all 16 games for the first time since 2012.
DeGuglielmo coached the Dolphins’ offensive line from 2009-11 and also has been with the Giants, Jets and Patriots.