Dave Hyde: He guarded Don Shula, married Jimmy Johnson and has 34 years of Dolphins stories from behind the curtain

For 34 years, he was the first phone call. He was called to be bodyguard for the Miami Dolphins coaches or to be a facilitator through red tape. He was the investigator of potential draft picks, the point man if a stranger appeared at practice or the first man up if a player needed legal help.Any legal help.“I married four players and (coach) Jimmy Johnson,” Stu Weinstein said.For 35 years until retiring in 2018, Weinstein was head of the Dolphins security staff — he was the staff, really, meaning from the time Don Shula offered him the job after the 1985 season he wasn’t just the man behind t…

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