What is going on with the NFL coaching carousel this offseason? The playoffs are not even over and we have seen two highly questionable moves. Not that Charger fans are going to complain about either of these, because you never want to interrupt the enemy when he is making a mistake – its rude.
Jan 11, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos head coach John Fox against the Indianapolis Colts in the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Colts defeated the Broncos 24-13. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
#1 – Denver lets John Fox go. He was 38-10 over the last 3 years. Last time I checked that is a pretty good record for the NFL. It ranks 3rd best over the last 3 years and its not too far from #1. Cold world? John Elway thinks the guy underachieved? I’m not sure what the deal is, but there are quite a few owners in the NFL that would love to have that kind of success over 3 years. It seems kind of crazy.
If winning only 40% of your games is good enough to get hired to be an NFL coach – Hire me!
#2 – The Bills hire Rex Ryan. Why? I mean why would anyone hire Rex Ryan. He was 46-50 in his 6 years in NY. That is a bad record for the NFL. To make it worse, most of his success (20-12) came in his first two years where you can argue that he inherited someone else’s team. In his last 4 years he went 26-38. That’s horrible. Why would anyone in the NFL hire this guy? Look at the stats. They tell you that he inherited a good team and ran it into the ground over a 6 year period. Again, it seems kind of crazy.
If winning only 40% of your games is good enough to get hired to be an NFL coach – Hire me! I’m sure I could probably make that happen.