The ground rules are simple: ” We asked that a board of our NFL pros — coworkers, analysts, former players — to play overall manager and rank five candidates who aren’t currently head coaches in the NFL whom they would make an effort to hire for Integrated franchises.
In other words, Republicans may nominate Mike Leach (current head coach at Washington State) although maybe not Matt Nagy (current NFL head trainer ). Got it? As a whole, 25 titles were nominated on our ballots, having a certain trainer from the school rankings topping five .
Point system explained: Firstplace votes are worth five points, second-place values , third-place values 3 and etc. Full link between most coaches who received votes can be understood at underneath of this story.
1. Lincoln Riley: 3 3 points
NFL encounter: None
The 35-year-old just retreated a top-10 recruiting class, but could the bait of the NFL — and also potentially coaching his former quarterback in Cleveland — create him consider leaving OU? Riley said Tuesday that he’s not interested at the NFL”right now.”
2. Josh McDaniels: 18 points
NFL experience: Former Broncos head trainer (2009-10)
After jilting the Colts in the Museum last offseason, is McDaniels ready for another choose another team? Are different teams ready to commit to him?
T 3. Vic Fangio: 16 points
NFL experience: Defensive planner for five NFL teams since 1995
A popular candidate years ago, Fangio has seen his stock rise again thanks to this Bears’ throwback”Monsters of the Midway” shield in 2018.
T 3. Mike McCarthy: 16 points
Current occupation: Awaiting following gig
NFL experience: Former Packers head trainer (2006-18)
A 135-85-2 career album — and superbowl XLV title — lend credence to the concept that McCarthy won’t be jobless for long.
Jim Harbaugh: 1 3 points
Current job: Head trainer, Michigan Wolverines
NFL experience: Former 49ers head trainer (201114 )
The No. 1 name on this list 12 months past , is the entire season by which Harbaugh finally makes his NFL return?
6. David Shaw: 10 points
Current job: Head trainer, Stanford Cardinal
NFL experience: Former assistant for Ravens (2002-05), Raiders (1998-2001) and Eagles (1997)
Shaw’s job on Stanford is exceptional, and he has become an rumored NFL target for several years. His background is on offense, and that’s where teams may look again this off season after the Rams, Bears and Colts found victory the last two seasons later hiring against that side of the ball.
T-7. Dave Toub: 9 points
Current task: Special Teams planner, Kansas City Chiefs
NFL expertise: 18 Decades of expertise as an NFL planner
Under Toub, the Chiefs (and previously the Bears) have held a distinct advantage on special teams. Is he the following organizer from”the different side of this ball” for get a shot at a head-coaching gig?
T-7. Matt Eberflus: 9 points
NFL expertise: Linebackers trainer for Browns (2009 10 ) and Cowboys (201117 )
Having just flocked into a coordinator-level project, Eberflus is one of many most inexperienced coaches on this list. But teams searching for the following rising hot-shot may possibly have seen enough, as Eberflus worked wonders with the Colts this past season.
9. Mike Munchak: 8 points
Current job: Offensive line coach, Pittsburgh Steelers
NFL experience: Titans head trainer (2011-13), NFL Hall of Famer as a player
10. Eric Bieniemy: 7 points
Current project: Offensive planner, Kansas City Chiefs
NFL experience: Running backs coach for Vikings (200610 ) and Chiefs (2013-17)
Much like Eberflus, Bieniemy is another hot-shot trainer on the development in his first year with a planner title at the NFL level, and could be the following Andy Reid protégé to level up to head trainer. The Chiefs’ offense is humming under his watch, leading the league in total points and yards.