Andy Reid and Romeo Crennel grab a warming seat


Last week, we wrote about five coaches whose seats are starting to warm as the weather cools. Let's make this a weekly segment, shall we?

Three of the five coaches on our list last week picked up much-needed victories in Week 6. For Chan Gailey and Rex Ryan, that was enough to move them out of the Top 5 -- for now. That opens two toasty chairs.

1. Pat Shurmur, Cleveland Browns

Yeah, yeah, the Browns finally won a game, but Shurmur remains squarely in dead-coach-walking territory. New owner Jimmy Haslam had that I'm-Going-To-Unmercifully-Clean-House glow to him during his introductory press conference on Tuesday. Shurmur was Mike Holmgren's personal pick to lead the team. Mike ain't around too much longer.

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2. Norv Turner, San Diego Chargers

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3. Jason Garrett, Dallas Cowboys

How many more of these clock gaffes does Jerry Jones need to see before he begins to lose faith? It's not just game-management issues, either. The sight of Cowboys players slowly jogging back to the line of scrimmage in the play that preceded Dan Bailey's missed 51-yarder at the end of regulation speaks volumes to the lack of communication that bogs down the Dallas attack. That falls on the coach.

4. Romeo Crennel, Kansas City Chiefs

Welcome to the warming seat, Romeo! Crennel lost the interim tag thanks to a strong finish for the Chiefs last season, but a team with expectations has flopped badly this season. Bill Parcells famously said you are what your record says you are. The Chiefs are 1-5. That stinks.

5. Andy Reid, Philadelphia Eagles

The firing of Juan Castillo must have been a move that Reid saw as necessary, but it does speak to a certain level of desperation that's seeped into the operation. Reid has been the Eagles coach since 1999. If the team is mired in mediocrity again after this season, management is going to think long and hard about a fresh start.

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