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NFL Post Week 7 Coaches Hot Seat Rankings – Give It To These Hot Seat Coaches Straight Johnny Cash!

 NFL Post Week 7 Coaches Hot Seat Rankings

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Give it to these Hot Seat Coaches straight Johnny Cash!



1.  Greg Schiano, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – We refuse to feel sorry for someone like Greg Schiano who is making $3 Million Dollars Plus coaching the game of football when the REAL Unemployment Rate in America is closer to 15 Percent than the Bogus 7.5 Percent Unemployment Rate put out by the Bozos in Washington DC that can’t even build a simple website to sell health insurance BUT now at 0 – 6 on the season Schiano and the Bucs have had plenty of opportunities to win games in 2013 including close losses (less than 3 points) to the…

New York Jets
New Orleans Saints
Arizona Cardinals

…..and wider losses to the….

New England Patriots
Philadelphia Eagles
Atlanta Falcons

…BUT 0 – 6 is 0 – 6 and the Tampa Bay Bucs are 0 – 6 in 2013 under head coach Greg Schiano…..PERIOD.

To add insult to injury the Tampa Bay Bucs have to play a Thursday night game which is an example of the NFL at its WORST because if the NFL actually gave a Damn about the players in the NFL they WOULD NOT be playing Thursday night games and would insure that players would get six days rest at a minimum between games (Hey, we like to watch football but four days rest is just not enough in the game of football….PERIOD) but the schedule is what it is and the Bus will play a surging Carolina Panthers team at home in Tampa two days from now.

The Tampa Bay Bucs may indeed be playing the MUST WIN Game of the 2013 season with what the Bucs have coming up next which is a game at….


….against the Seahawks which will be very interested in keeping the ball rolling because of the fast-improving 49ers who are breathing down the necks of the ‘Hawks in the NFC West which more than likely means that in two weeks Schiano and the Bucs will either be…

1 – 7


0 – 8

….not that a 1-game win difference will mean much to Greg Schiano’s future if the Bucs finish with less than 5 wins which we believe is the minimum number of games that Schiano MUST WIN this season to return as the Bucs coach in 2014.



2.  Gus Bradley, Jacksonville Jaguars – We were sad to hear about the death of Jacksonville Jags head coach Gus Bradley’s father James Bradley who passed away on Monday and with the Jags headed to London to play the San Francisco 49ers there is probably little that Gus Bradley could do to help his team get a win in this game so spending as much time with his family as possible is probably the best move with more than likely Gus Bradley joining his Jags team in London before the game on Sunday.

With Jacksonville’s loss to the San Diego Chargers on Sunday which moved the Jags record to 0 – 7 on the season it is worth remembering that the Jacksonville was playing pretty good football just a few years ago under head coach Jack Del Rio…

2005: 12 – 4 – Lost in AFC Wild Card Game
2006: 8 – 8
2007: 11 – 5 – Lose in AFC Divisional Game
2008: 5 – 11
2009: 7 – 9
2010: 8 – 8

……that is until 2011 when the Jags went 3 – 8 which led to Del Rio’s firing which has ushered in nothing less than a Complete Disaster in Jacksonville with NO end in sight because the Jags need players ALL over the field and one top Draft pick or even one strong Draft will not come close to solving the problems of this franchise.

As is clear to everyone the Jacksonville Jaguars are now 0 – 7 on the season and they have left to play in 2013….

San Francisco in London
At Tennessee Titans
Arizona Cardinals
At Houston Texans
At Cleveland Browns
Houston Texans
Buffalo Bills
Tennessee Titans
At Indianapolis Colts

…and if there is a game that this Jags team can win save maybe beating the Houston Texans at home on December 5 th then we don’t see it!

More than likely the Jacksonville Jaguars and head coach Gus Bradley are looking at a…

0 – 16

…record in 2013 and years of rebuilding through the Draft and free agency and more than likely in our opinion a relocation of the Jacksonville Jaguars to another US city (Los Angeles?) or even London in the near future.



3.  Dennis Allen, Oakland Raiders – We have been asking our buddies in the San Francisco Bay area who have ties to the Raiders organization what Dennis Allen needs to do to return as Oakland’s head coach in 2014 and finally over the weekend at the UCLA – Stanford football game one of them told us the following about Dennis Allen’s future which is their informed opinion but still is an opinion:

“Dennis Allen needs 8 wins this season to return as the Raiders coach in 2014.”

Coaches Hot Seat NFL:  “What if he doesn’t get to 8 wins?”

SF Bay Area Buddy:  “He will probably be fired and replaced with Lovie Smith.”


Well, there you have an informed opinion on what has been swirling around for a few weeks now that Dennis Allen needs to perform to a certainly level in 2013….

8 Wins Minimum

….or the Raiders leadership will make a move to bring in former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith to coach the Raiders and for some reason with Smith’s background on the defensive side of the ball and Lovie’s relaxed demeanor we are thinking that Lovie Smith would be a pretty good fit in Oakland.

With the above being said the Oakland Raiders are right now 2 – 4 on the season and they have left to play in 2013…

Pittsburgh Steelers
Philadelphia Eagles
At New York Giants
At Houston Texans
Tennessee Titans
At Dallas Cowboys
At New York Jets
Kansas City Chiefs
At San Diego Chargers
Denver Broncos

….and if Dennis Allen can win 6 of the above remaining 10 games then Allen should be brought back for the 2014 season because that will be one Helluva coaching job BUT if the Raiders don’t hit the 8-win mark in 2013 then we have two words for Raiders fans everywhere:

Lovie Smith!



4.  Leslie Frazier, Minnesota Vikings – Seriously now Leslie Frazier….

What the Hell was that on Monday Night Football?

Geez, we here at Coaches Hot Seat have seen a Helluva lot of BAD FOOTBALL in our lifetimes of watching the Great Game of Football but that performance by the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football is easily one of the….

WORST exhibitions of football

….in our 30, 40 and 50 years of living on this Earth!

Before we get to the 2013 season for Leslie Frazier let’s look at his yearly and overall win/loss record with the Vikings in his four seasons on the job:

2010:  3 – 3
2011:  3 – 14
2012:  10 – 6 – Lost in NFC Wild Card Game
2013:  1 – 5

Overall:  17 – 27  (.386)

Sorry, BUT the previous Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress got fired during the 2010 season and his overall win/loss record with the Vikings was….

39 – 35  (.527)

….and if the Vikings continue to play poorly or in the downright disgraceful way they played on Monday night against the Giants then the Minnesota Vikings head coaching job may very well open up coming December.

Now at 1 – 5 on the season the Vikings have left to play in 2013….

Green Bay Packers
At Dallas Cowboys
Washington Redskins
At Seattle Seahawks
At Green Bay Packers
Chicago Bears
At Baltimore Ravens
Philadelphia Eagles
At Cincinnati Bengals
Detroit Lions

…..and if the Vikings can’t even be competitive against the woeful New York Giants then we CANNOT imagine the Vikings will when more than…

1 Game

…the rest of 2013 and to that we can only say….

Coach Hard Leslie Frazier

….like your job is on the line…..because it is!



5.  Tom Coughlin, New York Giants – While we here at Coaches Hot Seat were watching the Complete Disgrace to the NFL that was the Vikings – Giants game on Monday night there was a lot of discussion that Tom Coughlin probably shouldn’t drop in the Post Week 7 Coaches Hot Seat Rankings since any team coached by Bozo the Clown….


….could have beaten Minnesota on Monday night but cooler heads prevailed after we realized that we would need to move Leslie Frazier up above Coughlin in the Coaches Hot Seat Rankings and that Tom would thus have to drop a spot or two!

Now at 1 – 6 on the season the New York Giants are clearly just a shell of their former selves and certainly are NO WHERE NEAR the football team that beat the San Francisco 49ers in San Francisco and then the New England Patriots to win Super Bowl XLVI just a couple of seasons ago and a team that finished at 9 – 7 in 2012.

What then happened to the New York Giants in the last 10 months that had led to them fall so far so fast?

Well, just as Tom Coughlin rightly got a lot of credit for putting together a nice 8 year run with the Giants between 2005 and 2012 which included….

Two Super Bowl Wins
Five Playoff Appearances
No Seasons with Less Than 8 Wins

…..Tom Coughlin and the leadership of the Giants deserve FULL BLAME for not doing their jobs in recent years to build-up the Giants roster and Tom Coughlin especially should take responsibility for not foreseeing the Complete Disaster that he now has on his hands that if not corrected quickly could doom the Giants to many seasons over mediocre to even worse football with Coughlin sneaking out the back door with Millions of Dollars in his pockets while the Giants become a laughingstock of the NFL.

Now at 1 – 6 on the season the Giants have left to play in 2013…

At Philadelphia Eagles
Oakland Raiders
Green Bay Packers
Dallas Cowboys
At Washington Redskins
At San Diego Chargers
Seattle Seahawks
At Detroit Lions
Washington Redskins

…and if the Giants play the way they played in the game they WON over the Minnesota Vikings we would be stunned if the Giants win more than….

3 Games

…..in 2013 BUT fear not when you win 3 Games as the head football coach of the New York Giants you get to return for yet another season even if Captain Kangaroo…


…could have coached the Giants to at least 6 wins this season!

America is a great country especially considering an organization like the New York Giants where you can…

Fail Completely

…and keep your job!


Karl Marx would be very proud of the owners of the New York Giants keeping Tom Coughlin on the payroll to the tune of almost $7 Million Dollars a Year even if he Failed Completely because that is what Communism is all about….

Failing Completely

….and keeping your job!



6.  Jim Schwartz, Detroit Lions – Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz has very little margin for error in 2013 where the task is either….

Playoffs or BUST

…with BUST meaning Jim Schwartz will be given his walking papers in December if the Lions are in the postseason Playoffs and close losses to even good teams like the Cincinnati Bengals may come back to haunt Schwartz at the end of the season because we get the feeling that the Lions will either make it or not make it into the Playoffs by one game and therein lies Jimmy Schwartz’s very little margin for error.

With the Detroit Lions now at…

4 – 3

….on the season the Lions have left in 2013…

Dallas Cowboys
At Chicago Bears
At Pittsburgh Steelers
Tampa Bay Bucs
Green Bay Packers
At Philadelphia Eagles
Baltimore Ravens
New York Giants
At Minnesota Vikings

…..and we had to guess the Lions will probably need…

8 Wins at a Minimum

….in 2013 to get a NFC Wild Card spot and if Schwartz and the Lions are interested in winning the NFC North they will probably need at least…

9 Wins if not 10 Wins

….to get that done and with that all we can say is…

Coach Hard Jim Schwartz!



7.  Joe Philbin, Miami Dolphins – In his second season as the head coach of the Miami Dolphins Joe Philbin has put up an overall win/loss record of…

10 – 12

….and in a place where the ownership of the Dolphins is expecting Miami to be in the Playoffs in 2013 we have to believe that the pressure is rising on Philbin to make the Playoffs this season or miss the Playoffs by 1-game or less at worst and that is why losing at home to the Buffalo Bills might turn out to be very costly to Philbin and the Dolphins later this season.

What makes the Dolphins loss to the Bills really bad….besides that it was a loss to a team also in the AFC East and a team that has a first-year head coach on the job….is that Miami now has to play a game…

At New England

….with the Patriots coming off a game against the Jets that they believe they should have won which means the Patriots will probably take out their frustration on the Dolphins which means Joe Philbin and his football team are probably now looking at a…

3 – 4

….start to the 2013 season with these games left to play after New England:

Cincinnati Bengals
At Tampa Bay Bucs
San Diego Chargers
Carolina Panthers
At New York Jets
At Pittsburgh Steelers
New England Patriots
At Buffalo Bills
New York Jets

Our guess is that the Miami Dolphins will need…

9 Wins Minimum

…to get an AFC Wild Card spot in the Playoffs and if the Dolphins lose to the Patriots on Sunday that means they will have to win…

6 of their last 9 Games

….to have any chance at a Playoff spot come December which means that…

Joe Philbin

….better coach like his job is on the line…..because it is!

Welcome back to the Hot Seat Joe Philbin now get to work if you want off of it again!

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Coaches Hot Seat NFL Quotes of the Day – Tuesday, October 22, 2013 – Clint Eastwood

Coaches Hot Seat NFL Quotes of the Day – Tuesday, October 22, 2013 – Clint Eastwood

“I don’t believe in pessimism. If something doesn’t come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it’s going to rain, it will.”


“I have a very strict gun control policy: if there’s a gun around, I want to be in control of it.”


“I’m interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.”


“I’ve never met a genius. A genius to me is someone who does well at something he hates. Anybody can do well at something he loves – it’s just a question of finding the subject.”


“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.”


“Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.”


“Go ahead, make my day”


“I tried being reasonable, I didn’t like it.”


“I would just like to say something, ladies and gentlemen. Something that I think is very important. It is that, you, we – we own this country. We – we own it. It is not you owning it, and not politicians owning it. Politicians are employees of ours.”


“The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.”


“I’m not really conservative. I’m conservative on certain things. I believe in less government. I believe in fiscal responsibility and all those things that maybe Republicans used to believe in but don’t any more.”


“You have to feel confident. If you don’t, then you’re going to be hesitant and defensive, and there’ll be a lot of things working against you.”


“I don’t believe in pessimism. If something doesn’t come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it’s going to rain, it will.”


“I’ve never met a genius. A genius to me is someone who does well at something he hates. Anybody can do well at something he loves – it’s just a question of finding the subject.”


“I’ve taken advantage of a few breaks that came along and moved along with them.”


“My old drama coach used to say, ‘Don’t just do something, stand there.’ Gary Cooper wasn’t afraid to do nothing.”


“I was always respectful of people who were deeply religious because I always felt that if they gave themselves to it, then it had to be important to them. But if you can go through life without it, that’s OK, too. It’s whatever suits you.”

Wikipedia:  Clint Eastwood

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