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View Poll Results: Which coaches do you think are the worst?
Lovie Smith 4 8.89%
Jim Schwartz 6 13.33%
Lou Holtz 1 2.22%
Chan Gailey 3 6.67%
Cam Cameron 4 8.89%
Ken Wisenhunt 4 8.89%
Marc Trestman 2 4.44%
Marvin Lewis 3 6.67%
Les Steckel 5 11.11%
Brad Childress 2 4.44%
Rob Chudzinski 2 4.44%
Rich Kotite 7 15.56%
Joe Philbon 4 8.89%
Chip Kelly 4 8.89%
Rod Marinelli 1 2.22%
Norv Turner 5 11.11%
Raheem Morris 1 2.22%
Jason Garrett 2 4.44%
Rex Ryan 3 6.67%
Bobby Petrino 6 13.33%
Jeff Fisher 3 6.67%
Bill Peterson 1 2.22%
Butch Davis 2 4.44%
Eric Mangini 4 8.89%
Nick Saban 3 6.67%
Mike Shanahan 4 8.89%
Tony Sparano 3 6.67%
Dennis Allen 2 4.44%
Greg Schiano 4 8.89%
Tom Cable 4 8.89%
Ray Rhodes 2 4.44%
Josh McDaniels 9 20.00%
Jim Caldwell 1 2.22%
Jim Tomsula 9 20.00%
Jim L. Mora 3 6.67%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 45. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-02-2016, 12:38 PM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC
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He was mentioned by Carolina Knight. Spurrier, along with Bobby Petrino, Greg Schiano, Lou Holtz, Chip Kelly, Bill Peterson, and Nick Saban are all successful college coaches that were bad NFL head coaches. I personally believe that Alabama is were Saban belongs. At least Kelly led the Eagles to one playoff appearance. The rest of those coaches did not.
Saban is definitely the Bill Belichick of college football, but I think in time he could have had some success in the NFL. The jury is still out on Chip Kelly. As long as Chip Kelly the GM doesn't show up, he can be quite successful in the NFL. As for the others, yes, none of those coaches were successful.
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Old 02-02-2016, 12:45 PM
 
Location: Northern Wisconsin
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Saban is definitely the Bill Belichick of college football, but I think in time he could have had some success in the NFL. The jury is still out on Chip Kelly. As long as Chip Kelly the GM doesn't show up, he can be quite successful in the NFL. As for the others, yes, none of those coaches were successful.
Holtz and Bobby Petrino BOTH left during the season as Petrino resigned with only four games left during his first season and Holtz left the Jets left with only ONE game left during the 1976 season, incredible. I don't know any other coaches that left during their first season in the NFL.
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Old 02-02-2016, 01:28 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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Bart Starr
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Old 02-02-2016, 01:31 PM
 
Location: Morgantown, WV
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Old 02-02-2016, 03:07 PM
 
Location: Northern Wisconsin
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Yeah Starr obviously was not a great coach. His overall record as a coach is 52-76. Lindy Infante was worse than Starr. His overall record for the Packers was 24-40.
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Old 02-05-2016, 06:52 PM
 
Location: Northern Wisconsin
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Benching RG3 wasn't a stupid move. Well.. Pending on how you look at it. Had he left him in and Griffin was hurt badly.. He had to put Cousins in and let him develop.. Shanahan might still be the coach in Washington.

But, he was screwed with RG3. He had management that said he was going to be the QB. They let him sit him for those final 3 games because they were out of contention and I think they wanted to keep Shanahan. It just made sense on a variety of levels to shut him down.

There haven't been a whole lot of 'bad' Redskins coaches. Jim Zorn was a bad hire. He was hired as OC then all of a sudden "You're the HC". He didn't do well as the HC, but.. He should never have been hired.

Richie Pettibon who was a one and done after Gibbs left.. Not a bad HC, either.. He inherited an aging team that was decimated by injuries.

Norv Turner.. Hmm.. I'd have to say bad in the sense that he was a horrible leader. Offensively.. He was great. He hired good coaches under him.. But, he was not a leader. That was seen later on at Oakland and San Diego. He's a guy that should just stick to being OC.

Schottenheimer.. Again, put the blame on management, there.

Spurrier.. Now he was a bad HC.
Petitbon went 4-12 in his only season as head coach for Washington. He and Jim Zorn are one of the worst NFL coaches in Redskins history. As for Turner, yes, he is a horrible head coach but he's a great offensive coordinator but horrible head coach like Joe Philbin. Philbin did great as the offensive coordinator the Packers. I wonder what Aaron Rodgers though of Philbin leaving for Miami. Mike McCoy is worse than than Turner so far. No playoff appearances for the Chargers since the 2008 season. Again the worst NFL coach EVER, in my opinion, is Greg Schiano. Such an awful, awful, head coach. Look at Steve Spagnuolo, he's a great defensive coordinator but he was so awful for the Rams I think Spagnuolo was bad idea for the Rams to hire after firing Scott Linehan. Linehan was pretty bad too. Plus the guy that I added was the recently fired 49ers coach Jim Tomsula. Horrible coach for the 49ers. Now we will see if Chip Kelly can turn Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers around. Don't forget current Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley. He is so awful right now he needs to go. Most of the Browns coaches, if not all, have been really bad, especially with Mike Pettine and Rob Chudzinski. Cleveland has had a lot of failures in their franchise history.
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Old 02-08-2016, 07:53 PM
 
Location: Northern Wisconsin
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Hands down I still think Lovie Smith is still on this list, in my opinion. People say that he was the best coach on a bad team? But I say no, he was a bad coach who led a bad team and the teams were bad mostly due to the BAD COACH on the sidelines!
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Old 02-08-2016, 08:25 PM
 
Location: Planet Earth
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Saw Steve Spurrier mentioned here;

I still remember Panther fans chanting "We Want Steve" his last year at Florida.

I think this was his "highlight" in the NFL


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZBJTXyDL7g
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Old 02-08-2016, 09:17 PM
 
Location: Lake Norman, NC
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PETRINO!!!

He quit on his team IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SEASON!
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Old 02-08-2016, 09:48 PM
 
Location: Northern Wisconsin
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PETRINO!!!

He quit on his team IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SEASON!
Almost the same situation with Lou Holtz with the Jets!

Holtz quit on the Jets with one game left! : smack:
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