Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross Reportedly Makes Major Franchise Decision

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Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has reportedly changed his succession plan.

According to Ben Fischer of Sports Business Journal,

Ross informs the league that he wants to replace Bruce Beal with his heir to his daughter, Jennifer Ross.

This means that after Ross passes away, the franchise will remain in the family.

Fischer is also reporting that Ross began a draft document with the NFL at some point in the past few months.

This recently came up before the tanking/tampering investigation.

Here's more from the report:

Sources say Ross has circulated a draft document with the league over the past few months.

The process isn't actually complete, and it's not clear whether it will.

But regardless of where the process goes, multiple sources say Ross has told NFL officials about his desire to hand the team over to his kids.

Ross and Biel jointly declined to comment.

That investigation led to Ross being suspended until October 17, when the league said

He flirted with Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and former Saints head coach Sean Payton.

Ross has been the majority owner since 2009 when he bought the franchise for $1 billion.

He currently owns 95% of the franchises, while Wayne Huizenga has other franchises.