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Who's the best coach?; NFL gets record number of draft RSVPs

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Just who is the best coach in the NFL today? There certainly are a lot of leading candidates -- Super Bowl winners Bill Belichick, Tom Coughlin and Mike Tomlin to name a few. Our Elliot Harrison settles it by ranking all 32 coaches heading into the 2012 season. Think you know who's No. 1? Check back later today to find out.

Here's what else is on tap for Friday:

• The NFL announced the 26 prospects who will attend the 2012 NFL Draft. Find out who will grace the green room and anxiously wait to hear their name called at Radio City Music Hall.

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• You didn't think we would exclude the 2011 NFL Draft from our do-overs, did you? With 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 in the books, check back later as our week-long series concludes with Bucky Brooks revisiting last year's class, which included Cam Newton, Julio Jones, Von Miller, and Patrick Peterson.

• The New Orleans Saints made their decision Thursday, announcing assistant coach Joe Vitt as their interim coach while Sean Payton serves his season-long suspension in 2012. But does this only create more problems for the team?

• Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace, a restricted free agent, is reportedly garnering trade interest. But would the Steelers even entertain offers?

• You can keep up with all of our mock drafts by checking out mock draft central. Speaking of, now it's your turn to make your predictions for the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft for a chance to win a trip to New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII.

• Find out who team beat writers believe will be drafted in the first 16 picks, as our "On the Beat" mock draft continues.

• Who needs athletes anyway? It's an all-Hollywood edition of The Rich Eisen Podcast. Plus find out how you can enter the "Step In Rich's Shoes" contest and appear on a future episode of the podcast.

• Eli Manning was snubbed in last year's edition of the "Top 100 Players." Surely that won't be the case this year, will it?

• Five draft-related "NFL's Top 10" episodes are up for a vote by fans. Select your favorite, then see if it airs April 21 on NFL Network.

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