Chris Grier when meeting with the media on Tuesday at the NFL Combine did confirm the Mike Florio ProFootballTalk report that the Dolphins did call the New Orleans Saints to inquire about seeking permission to talk to Sean Payton but the Saints blocked them. He did say though there was no interest in acquiring Tom Brady. Although, the Brady part of the story may not have been a formal inquiry through Grier. Rather through back-channels and from Dolphins owner in waiting Bruce Beal Jr as he has a relationship and friendship with Brady.

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