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10 NFL Head Coaches Who Had A Rough 2013

Warranted or not, these guys are gone. Or at least, could be.

1. FIRED: Gary Kubiak, Houston Texans

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2013 Record: 2-11
Combined Record: 61-64 after eight seasons.
Accomplishments: Captured the franchise’s first division crown, playoff berth, and playoff win in 2011. Secured a franchise-best 12-4 record last season.
Low Point(s): This season’s 11-game losing streak, capped off with a 27–20 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars.

2. FIRED: Mike Shanahan, Washington Redskins

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2013 Record: 3-13
Combined Record: 24-40 after four seasons.
Accomplishments: Ending the 2012 season on a seven-game winning streak to capture the team’s first NFC East title since 1999.
Low Point(s): Finishing this season 3-13 with an eight-game losing streak. Publicly fighting with starting quarterback RG3. Losing that fight.

3. FIRED: Jim Schwartz, Detroit Lions

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2013 Record: 7-9
Combined Record: 29-51 after five seasons.
Accomplishments: Finishing second in the NFC North and going to the playoffs for the first time since 1999.
Low Point(s): Losing 14 games in 2009. Running after Jim Harbuagh after the Lions lost to the 49ers.

4. FIRED: Rob Chudzinski, Cleveland Browns

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2013 Record: 4-12
Combined Record: 4-12 (First year head coach. Previously served as the Browns’ tight ends coach in 2004 and offensive coordinator in 2007–‘08.)
Accomplishments: Recorded the first Browns win at FirstEnergy Stadium.
Low Point(s): Seven-game losing streak to end the season.

5. FIRED: Leslie Frazier, Minnesota Vikings

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2013 Record: 5-10
Combined Record: 21-32-1 after four seasons. (Previously served as defensive coordinator in 2007, assistant head coach/defensive coordinator from 2008–2010, and interim head coach in 2010.)
Accomplishments: Captured the rare NFL tie! Recorded the biggest single-season turnaround in Vikings history, going from 3-13 in 2011 to 10-6 in 2012.
Low Point(s): Losing 13 games in a single season. Choosing to start Donovan McNabb.

6. FIRED: Greg Schiano, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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2013 Record: 4-12
Combined Record: 11-21 after two seasons.
Accomplishments: Four-game winning streak in 2012. Proved to be correct on negative assessment of quarterback Josh Freeman.
Low Point(s): Eight-game losing streak to start the 2013 season.

7. Hot Seat: Jason Garrett, Dallas Cowboys

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2013 Record: 8-8
Combined Record: 29-27 after four seasons.
Accomplishments: Never had a losing season.
Low Point(s): Being knocked out of playoff contention in Week 17 for the third consecutive season.

8. Hot Seat: Mike Munchak, Tennessee Titans

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2013 Record: 7-9
Combined Record: 22-26 after three seasons.
Accomplishments: Tied with the Cincinnati Bengals for the last playoff spot in 2011. (Lost the tiebreaker due to their 24–17 loss to the Bengals in Week 9).
Low Point(s): Losing to the Texans and the Jaguars this season.

9. Hot Seat: Joe Philbin, Miami Dolphins

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2013 Record: 8-8
Combined Record: 15-17 after two seasons.
Accomplishments: Beat the Colts, the Bengals, and the Patriots this season — all playoff teams.
Low Point(s): That whole Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin disaster.

10. Warm Seat: Tom Coughlin, New York Giants

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2013 Record: 7-9
Combined Record: 90-70 after 10 seasons.
Accomplishments: Winning two Super Bowls.
Low Point(s): Six-game losing streak to start the 2013 season.

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