Well, seven hours after he arrived at Dolphins camp in his helicopter on what was expected to be an axe-wielding mission, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross fired up his flying machine and left.
The helicopter was apparently the only thing Ross fired (up).
No one was let go -- people at Dolphins camp exhale -- as today was apparently more a fact finding day. Ross and advisor Matt Higgins are said to have met with both general manager Jeff Ireland and head coach Joe Philbin.
I am assuming each man explained to the owner why he believes the Dolphins finished the season 8-8 and out of the playoffs.
This isn't about reliving the season, folks. Ross saw the games. I assume he wanted to get the why and not so much the what out of Ireland and Philbin. And I assume he asked for their contingency plans for getting the team in the playoffs in 2014.
Both Ireland and Philbin obviously survived a potential judgment day. But this is not yet settled.