Top Ten Worst NFL Head Coaches

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

The Top Ten

Brad 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.

At least he had a winning season, unlike Marinelli as HC.

Can never hold a lead

He blows every game

Cam Cameron

How is Brad Childress over this dude? At least Childress got to the NFC title game! Cameron came inches from 0-16 in his only year! Cameron also has zero football knowledge.

The infamous 1-15 record that got him fired

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

This is missing Jim Harbaugh. This is #2

Rod Marinelli

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.

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

He was sucking for Stafford I think?

Hue Jackson

Deserves the Top 5 his players never respected him ever, and its no wonder why in 3 seasons he has struggled to grab many wins as he is statistically the second wrong winningest coach in NFL history.

Explain to me why the Bengals hired him again? That move has failure written all over it

If they hire Hue, and fire Marvin Lewis all credibility is lost for the next season.

3-36-1. Need I say more?

I would rank him top 10 because it’s the browns terrible organization

Mike Singletary

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

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

''I want winners'' - Mike Singletary

Bobby 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.

He literally had no shot one season and gone lol.

Once it gets hard for him... He quits, shame on him

Left a note in players lockers, real class!

Rex 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

He only cares for D. Take Mark Sanchez for example. He wasn't bad. Then Rex came, made him suck. Now he plays for Eagles and isn't half bad.

Rex Ryan almost lost his job yesterday just a terrible coach

He really loves his defensive picks more than offense.

Jim Caldwell

I don't know what the Lions are doing when they hired him. All I know that when he took over the Colts, the Colts started to sink fast. Irsay may have substance abuse problems but he knew a bad coach when he saw it and fired Caldwell.

Across 4 seasons with the Lions, Caldwell had an average record of 9-7, and he had 2 playoff appearances. He's far from great, but he wasn't a bad head coach.

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!

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

As the team tries to progress, his gonna be the reason we ultimately lose, his not that great of a coach make him out to be when he was in Indy.

Rich Kotite

I would put him at #1. This man destroyed a potential Eagles dynasty. He's like Norv Turner on steroids. (I'm also voting for Turner.)

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

Couldn't read the chart whether to go for two or kick.

Romeo 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.

The Contenders

Norv Turner

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.

They really should have kept Schottenheimer. Norv ruined the Chargers and turned them from a 14-2 team into a lolcow.

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

Good Offensive guru not that good as HC.

Jason Garrett

When the fans are clamoring for you to be fired for years, you don't deserve to be a head coach.

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

JERK I'm a gintns fan and Jason garret SUCKS boo cowboys

Herman Edwards

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

I wish I could throw a brick at this guy.

I will throw a brick at this guy

Steve Spurrier Stephen Orr "Steve" Spurrier is an American football player and coach. Spurrier was a Heisman Trophy winning college football quarterback at the University of Florida and spent a decade playing professionally in the National Football League.

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

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

He thought his Florida offense would work vs NFL dB's! Hahwhwhaha

Mike 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.

Put his ego above everything

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


Marvin 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.

Most underrated coach in the nfl

No playoff wins ever.

Mike Nolan

Time for the 49ers to move on.

Ray Rhodes

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

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

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

Lovie 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.

Lane Kiffin

Was not a good coach for the Raiders

Nick Saban

He couldn't trash talk and threaten the NFL players like he does the kids in Alabama. He wins football games but a terrible influence on young men...

He's definitely a great collegiate coach but he is an awful NFL head coach.

Belongs in the sec where you can buy the best players out there.

Horrible NFL coach great college coach.

Chip Kelly

How on earth is Chip not even here yet? He'll be remembered by Eagles for destroying all the star players they had on offense. Trading them all away, then what does he do? I got it let's get some defensive players, and then get DeMarco Murray to get less hate. Well in his only season ever Murray was at his absolute worse, and could not even run for his life to break a 100 yard game it felt like. He may have been good in Oregon, but you saw you how bad it got in Philly when you think differently, and you are a fool for doing so.

Chip was never a good NFL coach nor will he ever be. He's better off as a college coach.

John Fox

Well his trying to have a better coached team in Chicago even if the fans really want Cutler gone.

Forrest Gregg

Great player who had no control over his team.

Andy Reid Andrew Walter Reid is an American football coach who is the current head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. Reid was previously the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, a position he held from 1999 to 2012.

No I'm just kidding he's great unless you like winning things

How is Andy Reid One of the worst

He almost could taste a SB win so he is not the worst.

You will see this year.Even quarterback won't save him

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