Teams will go to such lengths to land the right head coach. They’ll spend a ton of money. They’ll hire whatever assistants are requested. And they’ll make sure wives and kids find a comfy new home.
But it’s also why they expectations are high. Lose a few too many games, even if it’s in season one, and there’s a chance a head coach will be shown the door. In the ultimate results-oriented business, winning is everything.
So ranking the league’s head coaches is a great way to evaluate which teams are in the best shape.
The editors of cover32 ranked NFL head coaches from 1-32, and there were certainly some interesting finishes. How’d Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints do? He’s in the top-five.
To see where Payton and every other coach in the NFL checks in, click here.