NFL 2017 – Rating the job security of every head coach – – ESPN

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The New York Giants fired head coach Ben McAdoo on Monday amid a 2-10 season. But the Giants won’t be the only team looking to hit the reset button as the 2017 season winds down.

NFL Nation reporters took the temperature of the rest of the league, rating the job security of every head coach using the following scale:

5. Hot seat: Headed out if things don’t turn around in the final four games
4. Warm seat: Not safe if the season ends up a disappointment
3. Lukewarm seat: Not under fire but not disaster-proof
2. Cool seat: Safe barring a total disaster
1. Cold seat: No way he’ll get fired

Rating 5: Hot seat

John Fox (12-32) has the worst winning percentage (.273) in team history. There’s a real chance he leaves town with fewer victories than his predecessor, Marc Trestman (13), who lasted just two years on the job. The Bears have never even been .500 under Fox, whose time in Chicago is drawing to a close. — Jeff Dickerson

The Bengals had yet another prime-time meltdown against the Steelers on Monday night, and their chances of making the playoffs are almost nonexistent now. They couldn’t reach a contract agreement with Marvin Lewis before the season, essentially making him a lame-duck coach. A disappointing 2017 season could lead to a mutual parting of ways between the two sides. — Katherine Terrell

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