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NFL Post Week 11 Coaches Hot Seat Rankings – Tell These Hot Seat Coaches the Low Down TRUTH Johnny Cash!

NFL Post Week 11 Coaches Hot Seat Rankings

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Top 7 NFL Head Coaches on the Post Week 11 Coaches Hot Seat Rankings



1.  Jason Garrett, Dallas Cowboys – With the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants surging as we head to the second-half of the NFL regular season Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett and his football team are looking a…

Complete Freaking Disaster

…straight in the face that might just Pop Them in the Face this coming Sunday at MetLife Stadium against the Giants in a game that the Cowboys MUST WIN if they hope to stay near the top of the NFC East division.

Now at 5 – 5 on the season and coming off a bye-week the Cowboys have left to play in 2013…

At New York Giants
Oakland Raiders
At Chicago Bears
Green Bay Packers
At Washington Redskins
Philadelphia Eagles

…and a loss on Sunday to the Giants with road trips to Chicago and Washington still on the schedule and home games against Green Bay and then against the Philadelphia Eagles in the last game of the regular season what was very probable only three weeks ago…

That the Dallas Cowboys would run away with the NFC East division

….will look next to Damn impossible with another loss on the board and that is why Jason Garrett is coaching for his head coaching future in the NFL in the next few weeks and if the Cowboys do falter one can only wonder what kind of nightmares that fans of the Dallas Cowboys will have to endure again as none other than…

Jerry Jones

…..will put himself in charge of hiring yet another head football coach in Dallas which up to this point since Barry Switzer resigned after the 1997 season has been nothing short of a…

Series of Complete Freaking Disasters for the Dallas Cowboys!

Oh, by the way IF the Dallas Cowboys do not win a Playoff game in 2013 that will make it now that…

The Dallas Cowboys would have only won ONE NFL Playoff Game in the last 18 seasons!

Jerry Jones must be so Damn proud!


If only the mirrors at the Jerry Jones household could talk can you just imagine some of the stuff that Jones has said to himself over the last 18 years as he looked into those mirrors?

Like…in our opinion….

“Jerry, you’re the best my boy and don’t let anyone tell you any different!”

“Jerry, the NEXT head coach you hire will win three Super Bowl championships…..Hell, if I was the head coach of the Cowboys right now we would have won 10 Super Bowl championships already!….Hell, I should just name myself the Cowboys head coach and be done with it!”

“Jerry, you are a handsome fellow…and smart too…and of course I deserve full credit for those 3 Super Bowl championships since I bought the Cowboys and as for the last 18 years when we have won only one Playoff game these Damn coaches are to blame for not doing their Dam job……Oh, I hired all of those Damn coaches? Hell, it doesn’t matter….I get the credit when we win and the coaches and players get the blame when we lose because after all…..I am Jerry Jones…and you are a handsome devil!”

Does anyone else think that the last half of the 2013 NFL season is going to be great fun watching Jerry Jones and all of his family members that are on the payroll of the Dallas Cowboys meltdown as the Cowboys go into the toilet again?

Hell, that’s a loud HELL YES we just heard!

Get some popcorn, some peanuts, some cold beer and sit back and relax and watch the…

Jerry Jones Meltdown-Palooza Unfold!



2.  Leslie Frazier, Minnesota Vikings – With the Seattle Seahawks crushing of the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier’s overall win/loss record in four seasons with the team dropped to…

18 – 30 (.375)

….and the Vikings record in 2013 is a dreadful 2 – 8 so it is no Damn wonder that Frazier finds his rear-end on the Hot Seat and coaching for his job in the last-half of this NFL season.
The Minnesota Vikings have left to play this season….

At Green Bay Packers
Chicago Bears
At Baltimore Ravens
Philadelphia Eagles
At Cincinnati Bengals
Detroit Lions

…..which is a pretty tough schedule and if the Vikings win more than…

4 Games in 2013

….we would be stunned and if the Vikings do only win 4 games this season that would be for Frazier….

3 Losing Seasons in 4 Years on the Job

….and would in our opinion lead to a head coaching change in Minnesota come December.



3.  Rex Ryan, New York Jets – Not that we would know what goes through the mind of an NFL owner worth over a Billion Dollars BUT if we were the owners of the New York Jets we would be wondering in the aftermath of the Jets losing to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday by a score of…

37 – 14

…..something like…

Just what in the Freaking Hell is wrong with Rex Ryan and my Damn football team?

The Jets barely beat the Tampa Bay Bucs in Week 1 after a fluke penalty that gave the Jets a free win

The Jets barely lost to the New England Patriots in Week 2 by 3 points

The Jets beat the Buffalo Bills by 7 points in Week 3

The Jets lost to the Tennessee Titans in Week 4….by 25 points!

The Jets barely beat the pitiful Atlanta Falcons in Week 5

The Jets lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 6

The Jets won in overtime against the New England Patriots in Week 7

The Jets got the Hell beat out of them by 40 points in Week 8 by the Bengals

The Jets beat the New Orleans Saints in Week 9

The Jets lost by 23 points to the Buffalo Bills in Week 10

What the Freaking Hell is going on here?

In our opinion here at Coaches Hot Seat if the Jets ownership asked us…

What the Freaking Hell is going on here?

….we would say very clearly and very concisely the following:

Your Freaking Football Team is Very Damn Poorly Coached that is What the Freaking Hell is going on here!

In our opinion of course.

Rex Ryan and the New York Jets are now 5 – 5 on the season and they have these games left to play…

At Baltimore Ravens
Miami Dolphins
Oakland Raiders
Carolina Panthers
Cleveland Browns
At Miami Dolphins

….and more than likely any AFC team that gets to 8 Wins in 2013 will claim the second Wild Card spot in the Playoffs and that means the Jets two games against the Miami Dolphins will determine not only if the Jets will make the Playoffs this season but whether Rex Ryan will be back to coach the Jets in 2014.

First up though is a critical game at the Baltimore Ravens that the New York Jets just flat-out CANNOT LOSE…..PERIOD.



4.  Mike Munchak, Tennessee Titans – Even with the Titans now at 4 – 6 on the season after their two disastrous losses the last two weeks to the Jacksonville Jaguars and Indianapolis Colts the Titans still have a decent chance to make the Playoffs IF they can get to 8 wins in 2013 and with these games left to play this season…

At Oakland Raiders
At Indianapolis Colts
At Denver Broncos
Arizona Cardinals
At Jacksonville Jaguars
Houston Texans

…..it will take some Reach Very Damn Deep Football for the Titans in the next three weeks of all road games at Oakland, At Indianapolis and at Denver IF the Titans are going to make a run to that 8 win mark this season.

NFL Hall of Famer Mike Munchak has now been with the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans organization for 32 NFL seasons and it would be a Damn shame if the Titans had to fire him after this or next season for non-performance as the head football coach at Tennessee and that is why Munchak better get his football team righted and quick before things get very uncomfortable for everyone in Nashville.



5.  Joe Philbin, Miami Dolphins – Just like the New York Jets the 5 – 5 Miami Dolphins still have a very good opportunity to make it to the Playoffs this season if they can find some wins down the stretch but unlike the Jets the Dolphins have quite a tough schedule left to play in 2013….

Carolina Panthers
At New York Jets
At Pittsburgh Steelers
New England Patriots
At Buffalo Bills
New York Jets

…..and around those two critical games with the Jets in the last six weeks of the season the Dolphins have very little margin for error starting with a game against the surging Carolina Panthers this coming Sunday in Miami.

In our opinion here at Coaches Hot Seat IF the Miami Dolphins do not make the Playoffs this season and IF the NFL’s inquiry into what was going on inside the Dolphins organization in the Incognito – Martin fiasco comes out negative at all relative to how the Dolphins football team was being run then….

Joe Philbin will be fired come December

…..and if we were Joe Philbin we would work like Hell in the next six weeks because an NFL head coach can probably be forgiven for running a shoddy and immature organization IF he is winning and going to the Playoffs BUT if the team is not winning….

Forget About It!



6.  Greg Schiano, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Not that we have any inside information on what is going on in the minds of the owners of the Tampa Bay Bucs BUT if we were the owners of the Bucs and we were considering whether we should fire Tampa head coach Greg Schiano we would be focused on two things the rest of the 2013 season:

Is the football team getting better and winning football games?


Is the atmosphere and attitude of the Bucs locker room positive?

Unless the answers to both of the questions were an unequivocal….


….we would be giving a lot of though to who we might hire to replace Greg Schiano come December and there are a handful of experienced and ready to be head coach – assistant coaches in the NFL right now that would be on our short list of 3 to 7 coaches we would be considering for the job if Schiano cannot get things turned around in Tampa.

The Tampa Bay Bucs are now 2 – 8 on the season after their win over the floundering Atlanta Falcons on Sunday and the Bucs have left to play this season…

At Detroit Lions
At Carolina Panthers
Buffalo Bills
San Francisco 49ers
At St. Louis Rams
At New Orleans Saints

…..which is a very Damn tough schedule to end the 2013 regular season and just us guessing we would be stunned if the Bucs won more than…

2 of their last 6 games

….which would put the Bucs record this season at…

4 – 14

….and very few head coaches survive a 4 – 14 record any more unless their football team is moving forward and with six games left on the schedule that judgment is still to be determined by Greg Schiano and his Tampa Bay Bucs football team.



7.  Dennis Allen, Oakland Raiders – After the Raiders win over the Houston Texans on Sunday the Raiders record is now 4 – 6 and amazingly the Raiders are also only…

ONE Game out the last AFC Wild Card Spot

…..which means there is still a chance for Oakland head coach Dennis Allen to make a case on why he should return as the Raiders head coach in 2014 and the words of the Great Al Davis should tell Allen all that he needs to do to hang onto his job….

“Just Win Baby!”

The Raiders are 4 – 6 and have left to play in 2013…

Tennessee Titans
At Dallas Cowboys
At New York Jets
Kansas City Chiefs
At San Diego Chargers
Denver Broncos

….and though it is easy to look ahead to some of the tough games the Raiders have to play down the home-stretch of the season if Oakland doesn’t beat the Tennessee Titans on Sunday at home then they will have in our opinion…

A Helluva Tough Time

…..getting into the Playoffs or coming anywhere near the 8 wins or so that Dennis Allen needs this season to return as the Raiders head coach in 2014.

Uhhh…..Coach Hard Dennis Allen….like your job is on the line…..Because It Is!

Coaches Hot Seat NFL Quotes of the Day – Tuesday, November 19, 2013 – Abraham Lincoln

Coaches Hot Seat NFL Quotes of the Day – Tuesday, November 19, 2013 – Abraham Lincoln


“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate, we can not consecrate, we can not hallow, this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion — that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain — that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”  

The Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863






“A house divided against itself cannot stand.”


“All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.”


“Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose – and you allow him to make war at pleasure.”


“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.”


“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”


“Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable – a most sacred right – a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.”


“As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.”


“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”


“Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new at all.”


“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”


“Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.”


“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”


“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.”


“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.”


“I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end… I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.”


“I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.”


“I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.”


“I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.”


“I will prepare and some day my chance will come.”


“If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.”


“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”


“It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.”


“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”


“Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.”


“The assertion that “all men are created equal” was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.”


“These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.”


“Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.”


“You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man’s initiative and independence.”


“Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.”


“Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it.”


“The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall our selves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass, will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.”  Second State of the Union Address, December 1, 1862


“At what point shall we expect the approach of danger? By what means shall we fortify against it? — Shall we expect some transatlantic military giant, to step the Ocean, and crush us at a blow? Never! — All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth (our own excepted) in their military chest; with a Buonaparte for a commander, could not by force, take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge, in a trial of a thousand years.

At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.” Lycecum Address, 1838


“Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man’s nature — opposition to it, in his love of justice. These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks, and throes, and convulsions must ceaselessly follow. Repeal the Missouri Compromise — repeal all compromises — repeal the Declaration of Independence — repeal all past history, you still can not repeal human nature. It still will be the abundance of man’s heart, that slavery extension is wrong; and out of the abundance of his heart, his mouth will continue to speak.”


Lincoln’s War, The Untold Story of American’s Greatest President as Commander in Chief by Geoffrey Perret

Here is a great excerpt from that book that happened just after the First Battle of Bull Run, August 1861:

“Dozens of regiments had set up impromptu around Fort Corcoran, on Arlington Heights. Every day these canvas congeries trembled like leaves in the wind as fresh rumors of an impending Confederate attack. And every day Lincoln heard fresh stories of demoralized troops, mutinous regiments, poor discipline. Some regiments were entitled to – and clamoring for – an immediate discharge, their ninety-day service complete. The War Department’s officers seemed to busy for the burdensome task of mustering them out. Unchecked, however, mutinous sentiments could spread through camps like a virulent disease.

Lincoln decided to see for himself, and Seward went with him. A few days after Bull Run, they rode across the Potomac in an open carriage on an impromptu visit to the troops. What greeted them was redoubts spreading across the landscape, tents sprouting like mushrooms in nearly every direction, dusty roads, a cross-hatching of cart tracks, men milling or lolling about, few signs of order or purpose. Yet the District, on edge for its safety, has more than enough men to defend it – if the men chose.

As the carriage rattled along towards Fort Corcoran, a red-bearded colonel strode up: William Tecumseh Sherman. He had commanded a brigade at Bull Run, superbly. Sherman asked if the President had come to see the troops. “Yes,” said Lincoln. “We heard that you had got over the big scare and we thought we would come over and see the boys.”

Sherman got into the carriage, giving the driver directions to a camp at the top of a small hill. Sitting next to Lincoln, he asked if the President intended to speak to the men. “I would like to,” said Lincoln.

Sherman said he no objection to that, but he did not want cheering, “No hurrahing, no humbug. We had enough of it before Bull Run to spoil any set of them.” None worse than the 69 th New York, filled with Irishmen angry at not being discharged. Sherman had rebuked one of the officers of lax discipline.

Standing in the carriage, Lincoln gave an impromptu talk to Sherman’s troops: bravery, sacrifice, gratitude, a glorious future. The men began to cheer, but he held up his hand. “Don’t cheer boys, I confess I rather like it myself, but Colonel Sherman says it is not military, and I guess we had better defer to his opinion.”

Closing his impromptu peroration, Lincoln said that as Commander in Chief, he was determined that every man should be treated exactly as the law required: his indirect promise that those entitled to a discharge would soon have one. As the carriage moved on, a young officer ran after it, calling out piteously, “Mr. Lincoln! Mr. Lincoln!”

Lincoln ordered the driver to stop. Here was the officer of the 69 th New York whom Sherman had criticized, panting hard. “Mr. President, I have a cause of grievance. This morning I went to speak to Colonel Sherman, and he threatened to shoot me.”

“I told him Mr. President, that if he refused to obey my order, I would shoot him on the spot,” said Sherman. “And I here repeat it, sir, that if I remain in command here, and he or any other man refuses to obey my orders, I’ll shoot him on the spot.”

Lincoln bent forward. “My lad, if I were you, and he threatened to shoot, I would not trust him, for I believe he would do it!” The troops, until then sympathetic to the officer, howled with laughter.

Both Seward and Lincoln were impressed by the comparative tidiness of the camps of Sherman’s regiments. “This is the first bright moment I’ve experienced since the battle,” Lincoln told Sherman before riding off. From his own military experience, he knew that neatness and cleanliness is an army spelled discipline; neglect was a signal of trouble to come.”

End of excerpt from Lincoln’s War

Wikipedia:  Abraham Lincoln

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