Category Archives: Coaching Mobility

Head coaches on the move

Progress Report for the Class of 2015

About one year ago we applied our “Success Probability Gradient” analysis to the seven new NFL head coaches who were jumping into the fray for the first time during the 2015 season. Our forecasts of likely success in the NFL … Continue reading

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Trading Places

Despite what many believe occurred with Jon Gruden and Herman Edwards, an NFL team can’t trade its coach. It can, however, trade the right to talk to its coach about a job and the release of the coach from his … 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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The Next Coach of the Houston Texans

Even though he has a year remaining on his contract and Bob McNair has proved himself to be among the most patient owners in the NFL, it is difficult to believe that Head Coach Gary Kubiak will return in 2014. … Continue reading

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