Coaching in the NFL: Speed Kills?
Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith will interview with the New York Giants this week. Photo by AP
Coaching careers and changes through out the NFL have been moving at light speed since the mid 1990's. Even hall of fame greats like Jimmy Johnson and Barry Switzer are shown the door after winning quick, but failing to put consistent results on the table in real time.
In today's NFL, coaches are expected to general manage the team on the front lines, coach up a new system, and manage player personalities; not a minute past midnight.
What should coaches considering these vacancies be on the look out for to set themselves up for a quick fix success?
Is your team in need of a coach? Who should they bring in?
Current coaching vacancies:
New York Giants
San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers