FOR WHICH OTHER COACH WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY?
Rex Ryan, Jets 21%
Mike Tomlin, Steelers 12%
Sean Payton, Saints 9%
Jeff Fisher, Titans 8%
Bill Belichick, Patriots 7%
Each of the top seven vote-getters—including No. 6 Mike Shanahan and No. 7 Jim Caldwell—has appeared in a conference championship game; all but Ryan have been to a Super Bowl.... Wade Phillips, who was 10th with 3% of the vote, was fired on Nov. 8.... Six African-Americans were among the top 13 vote-getters, including one, Tony Dungy, who hasn't coached since 2008.
Based on 279 NFL players who responded to SI's survey