NFL Rumors: Recent Buzz Surrounding 2016 Head Coaching Vacancies

January 11, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While eight teams still alive in the hunt for the Super Bowl, six squads sitting at home still seek a head coach that they hope can revitalize their path to the playoffs.
Todd Bowles is the 2015 rendition of such success, having turned the New York Jets around from 4-12 to 10-6, which in most years would’ve been good enough to reach the playoffs.
Jack Del Rio finished 7-9 in his first season with the Oakland Raiders, but the sentiment is that this is a team on the rise toward contending.
However, quick fixes don’t always manifest.
Rex Ryan didn’t live up to playoff expectations in his first season with the Buffalo Bills, and Jim Tomsula was ousted by the San Francisco 49ers after just one season.
Job security is slim, and expectations are high for NFL head coaches, as there were again seven vacancies for the second straight year among the 32 jobs—a cyclical rate of nearly 22 percent.
While most sought candidates generally, and logic...

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