After three assistant coaches departed in recent days, there was still more surprising Patriots news Friday: Director of player personnel Nick Caserio interviewed with the Dolphins for their general manager opening.
Caserio, 38, has been with the Patriots since 2001, and has been in his current role for six years.
The Dolphins announced the interview on their website and Twitter page.
Caserio is the eighth candidate to meet with owner Steve Ross, and is a late entrant to the Dolphins’ search. Brian Gaine, currently the assistant GM in Miami, and Buccaneers director of player personnel Dennis Hickey were reportedly the finalists before Caserio was added to the list. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.