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NFL: Five Head Coaches Whose Seats are getting Hot

As we approach week 10 in the NFL, there are some butts on the backside of head coaches that might be feeling a little warm. After all, it is inevitable that there will be some sort of coaching changes in the league on New Year’s Day. So who is feeling the warmth? We look at five coaches who have hot heinies.

  1. Hue Jackson – Cleveland Browns

Although the organization has said that his job is safe does not mean that things will not change. I honestly think that it would be a mistake to let Jackson go. The one thing that the Browns need to do is establish some consistency in the organization. Having a coaching carousel is one of the worst ways to build a team. The ownership knew it would be a process. Now let that process play out.

  1. Dirk Koetter – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Koetter is a glorified offensive coordinator. Since being handed the Bucs job he has done nothing. As a matter of fact, it looks like his team is regressing. Is this all his fault? NO! The administration has some hands in the cookie jar as well. However, Koetter was kept for his relationship with Jameis Winston and that in itself has seemed to have taken a step back.

  1. Marvin Lewis – Cincinnati Bengals

My speculation still stands that Lewis retires at the end of 2017-18. Although, he states that he is not going anywhere. Nonetheless, at 3-5 and third in the AFC North, it could be time for a fresh face in this part of Ohio. This could be why the team denied teams to interview Defensive Coordinator Paul Guenther.

  1. John Fox – Chicago Bears

While he may get another year due to playing a rookie QB and injuries, it is hard not to put him on the list. The Bears are rebuilding. As stated with the Cleveland Browns, to rebuild properly you need to build continuity and consistency. Replacing John Fox at this juncture may not be the right thing to do.

  1. Ben McAdoo – New York Giants

This clearly has to happen. He has lost all aspects of this team. For him to even consider benching Eli Manning when he has been the one constant for your organization, is ridiculous. He just might be the first name that we see come across the ticker on Monday, January 1, 2018. Heck, we might even see it this Sunday Night.

The seats on these NFL office chairs are not feeling very cool at this point. After 9 weeks, unless you are a first-year coach with a non-talented team, you should have your team playing respectfully. A couple of these teams just have no respect at this time.

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