NFL 2012 Week 16 Prequel
Tis the season for hard-nosed football. For players, as John Randall reminds us, “This is when the big dogs come out.” For coaches, this is the season for pinkslips. This might be the first NFL season in some time where all 32 NFL teams get through the regular season without firing the head coach. However, the day after the season ends may be a blacker Monday than usual. In fact, 16 teams–half of the league–may have different coaches next year. This the coaching carousel.
As former coach Jerry Glanville famously quipped, the NFL stands for “Not For Long.”
With that, here is the coaching carousel followed by the NFL 2012 Week 16 Preview.