Top Ten Worst NFL Head Coaches

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The worst head coaches of all time in the NFL. (Objective responses only please)

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1Brad Childress

As a Packers fan I never cared for Brad Childress. Just because he lead the Vikings to the playoffs twice that doesn't mean he's a successful head coach.

Terrible. Just... Terrible. (And I'm a Minnesota fan)

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2Cam Cameron

1-15 in his only season as a Head coach :/

HE SET THE DOLPHINS BACK FIVE YEARS AT LEAST!

The infamous 1-15 record that got him fired - htoutlaws2012

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3Rod Marinelli

This guy should be on the list he made the lions go 0-16 he should be in the list PERIOD! - htoutlaws2012

Absolutely sucked... Made no sense at his press conferences, made no sense with his strategy. An idiot as a coach.

If you are a coach that goes 0-16 you should be on this list. Marinelli deserves to be on this list.

He was sucking for Stafford I think?

4Bobby Petrino

It took him less than a year to anger his players, lose the respect of fans, back out of a contract, and end up with a terrible reputation in sports. The only excuse he has is that the Falcons were pretty bad with or without him in 2007. - Darrell

lol at petrino I couldve won more games with the falcons in 07 than you did. He can't coach pro football he should stay at arkansas where he belongs - Chris-1

Left a note in players lockers, real class!

Petrino is better off in Louisville.

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5Rex Ryan

He will be fired again soon... there is even a Facebook page started by Jet's fans to get him fired. As a Bills fan I used to laugh at him and his teams, now I suffer as well. 160 Yards of offense in week 1... worst in team history

Rex Ryan almost lost his job yesterday just a terrible coach

He really loves his defensive picks more than offense. - htoutlaws2012

The master of making losing a cool thing.

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6Mike Singletary

Stick to the linebackers. Once you add in offense with him he sucks. Obviously.

Well, had Alex Smith, Vernon Davis, and a great defense...jim comes in and boom.fantastic seasons and a superbowl appearance..and ( again) Alex Smith is winning games looking like more than a game manager..great job

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7Jim Caldwell

Clearly had no idea what to do in his second year with the Lions team. it's nice knowing ya wouldn't wanna be ya! - htoutlaws2012

Caldwell is not helping the Lions even though they made the playoffs last year.

No he took the Colts to the super bowl his first year

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8Romeo Crennel

The same team he made the worst in the NFL during the 2012 now has the best record thanks to a coaching change. Tells you a lot.

Never had a winning season he pulled some upsets but could never do well when it comes to winning consistently. - htoutlaws2012

9Rich Kotite

Why isn't Herm Edwards on this this. I would put him number 2 behind this guy.

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10Norv Turner

I'm sorry to say but he is really not a good coach at all and I rarely think that the Chargers will the Super Bowl which they will never so yeah he is not good at all and also they can't even get into the playoffs because they wl just lose and another thing they need another quarterback to fill Phillip Rivers place because come on people he is not a good player he may make some completions but he is usually throwing interceptions and they may win some games but they will never ever make it to the Super Bowl again and tahnk god that they had to get rid of Norv Turner and get another coach lets just how see this coach does hope he honestly does a way better job than Norv Turner will ever do - michaelwalton

Great assistant who does not have the leadership skills to take his team to the next level. I'd be happy to eat my words though if the Chargers make it to the Super Bowl next year. - Darrell

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The Contenders

11Jason Garrett

I don't think he'll last another season with the Cowboys.

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12Marvin Lewis

No playoff wins at all under Marvin Lewis. Every time when the Bengals make the playoffs under Lewis they always lose.

The longest coach to stay around for the Bengals. - htoutlaws2012

has about all the respect of a preschool teacher - aman28

No playoff wins ever.

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13Herman Edwards

"You play to win the game! " - Herman Edwards

I wish I could throw a brick at this guy.

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14Steve Spurrier

All college and no NFL knowledge... better in the NCAA level. Don't quit your Saturday job, Steve... - CrazyElephant

The textbook definition of college coaches who've failed in the NFL. - Darrell

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15Mike Martz

He at least took a team and took them to the super bowl. Yes the team was already built but look at the bears offense very good scheme.

Took a great team and ran it into the ground. Oh, and your scheme sucks. - Darrell

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16Mike Nolan

Time for the 49ers to move on. - Darrell

17Jim Tomsula

Guy is absolutely awful. His only season as head coach for the 49ers was this season and was fired.

18Ray Rhodes

Ray Rhodes was absolutely TERRIBLE for the Packers. Only lasted one year before he got the ax.

Had two opportunities to take contending teams farther but blew them. - Darrell

Of the Bill Walsh school, should have stayed the janitor.
Guy in charge without a clue.

19Lovie Smith

What's Lovie doing on here? He did pretty good with his last season with the bears 10-6. The only reason he was fired was because Phil Emery was an idiot

He is awful with Tampa Bay. He shouldn't have been hired with Buccaneers in the first place.

He did great with the Bears but when it came to going to the bucs 2 losing seasons already. - htoutlaws2012

20Lane Kiffin

Was not a good coach for the Raiders

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