The NFL record for coaching changes from one season to the next is nine, set during and after the 1991 season, but that dubious mark could be in jeopardy. Already the Bengals have fired David Shula, and the Saints" Jim Mora has resigned, and as many as nine more teams (Cowboys, Falcons, Giants, Jets, Lions, Patriots, Raiders, Rams and Vikings) could be shopping for a coach in the off-season, if not sooner. SI polled NFL executives for their top coaching candidates in what is widely viewed as a weak crop.
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