Monthly Archives: January 2014

The 2014 Coaching Crystal Ball

As of late January there will now be 7 new head coaches in the NFL this fall. Certainly, each team feels it has upgraded the most critical job in the entire organization. But have they really? We have studied every … Continue reading

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Minority Report

Much has been said and written about the NFL’s Rooney Rule and whether it’s right or wrong, working or not, needs to be expanded or has outlived its purpose. Here we’re not going to cover any of that, but rather … Continue reading

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Tamperproof

As the coaching carousel makes its annual spin, let’s take a look at the rules that apply to NFL teams as they search for new leadership and how those rules have impacted past decisions. The NFL’s Anti-Tampering Policy contains most … Continue reading

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Titans Out to Lunch without Munch

The more things change, the more they stay the same. I have been frequently critical of the callous approach that NFL ownership often seems to take regarding the employment status of their head coaches. There is truly no more important … Continue reading

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It Never Fails

I was asked recently just how long an owner should go with a head coach before knows it is time to send him packing. Since I have been critical of the tendency of owners to impetuously fire their coaches without … Continue reading

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