Which NFL head coaches are on track to win the NFL Coach of the Year?
Coach purses have been the biggest losers in the coaching market this offseason.
The Los Angeles Rams were able to make some good moves, signing former Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton and hiring offensive coordinator Tom Telesco.
But now, they are in a hole.
There is a gaping hole at the head of the Rams, and their coach purss have taken a beating in the past.
This isn’t just about losing a head coach.
There are a lot of things going on with the market right now.
Some coaches are getting a chance to win coach of the year.
But there are a number of other candidates, as well.
Below is a list of the top 10 head coaching candidates in the NFL, according to CBSSports.com’s annual ranking of the most valuable coaches in the game.
The rankings were compiled using salary, wins and losses.
There were no tiebreakers used for these rankings.
The NFL’s salary cap was set at $167.5 million, and it is projected to increase to $167 million this season.
The league’s $1.8 billion television deal, which includes free agency, will kick in in 2021.
NFL.com also reported that the salary cap will increase by $1 billion next season.
And as a result, the average NFL coach’s salary will increase from $1,056,250 in 2021 to $1 of $1 million in 2022, $1 in 2022 and $1 from 2022 through 2024, according a report from ESPN.com.
The top 10 NFL coaches were all on the rise, and the next five are projected to fall: Tom Telersco (Titans), Chip Kelly (Eagles), Bill Belichick (Patriots), Bruce Arians (Broncos), Gary Kubiak (Steelers), Matt Nagy (Jets) and Jim Schwartz (Browns).
Some of these are not as surprising as others.
There was a lot to like about Kelly.
The Eagles coach had a solid run of success in Philadelphia.
He won five of the past six seasons.
But he struggled last year, finishing the season with a 3-13 record and two playoff losses.
The Browns have had success with Kelly, but he’s had a long history in Cleveland.
He led the Browns to a Super Bowl appearance in 2006, but also won the championship in 2008 and 2012.
But it’s hard to argue with Kelly’s success, and he has a long track record of success.
He is the only coach to win a Super Football Classic with the Eagles and Bears, two of the league’s best teams.
There’s no question Kelly would have been a great hire for the Titans.
He’s won three straight AFC West titles, including two in 2016.
The Titans are in the same position they were when they fired Ken Whisenhunt last year.
They need a coach to replace him.
They were in the market for a new head coach when Whisenheimer was fired.
Now they need a new coach.
It could take several months before the NFL picks its next head coach — which is why the top five are so important.
The rest of the coaches are worth keeping an eye on.
The Broncos are in search of a coach after firing Ken Whizn, who led the team to the Super Bowl in 2016, and then was fired last month.
Whizner is a popular guy in the city, and there is a lot riding on this team moving forward.
The Colts are also in search, and they were able take advantage of a trade to get former Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier.
Frazier’s team finished the 2016 season in first place in the AFC North.
The Indianapolis Colts will have a very difficult task getting a new hire for this franchise.
The Vikings have a talented roster and have some talented coaches, but the roster doesn’t seem to be where it needs to be.
The Rams have a top-10 defense.
The team has some young talent, and owner Stan Kroenke and general manager Les Snead were able help build a successful team in the 2000s.
They have a good head coach in Chris Long.
The 49ers also have a great head coach at the helm, Jim Tomsula, and have a solid front office.
The Chargers have a strong front office, and general owner Dean Spanos is a big supporter of Spanos.
But, Spanos left the organization last year and is in talks to get a new team in San Diego.
The Bills have a lot going for them.
They’ve won three in a row, and quarterback Tyrod Taylor was a surprise in the playoffs, making the playoffs after being benched in Week 1 of the regular season.
Taylor was also a surprise to win MVP in 2016 after the team had an awful season.
Buffalo also has a lot on its plate with the Bills getting the second overall pick in the draft, and former quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is under contract for the next four years