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Published: Jan. 2, 2012 at 06:30 p.m.
Updated: Jan. 2, 2012 at 07:49 p.m.

Coaching changes

The fallout from unfulfilled expectations during the 2011 season results in coaches throughout the NFL losing their jobs. Two more coaches met that fate on the first Monday following the season, bringing the total to five coaches who have received exit papers.

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  • Raheem Morris 5

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    Raheem Morris

    In three seasons as Buccaneers coach, Raheem Morris compiled a 17-31 record, including a 4-12 mark during a 2011 season that ended with 10 straight losses. It proved to be too much for Morris to overcome. The Bucs fired him on Monday. Full story ...

  • Steve Spagnuolo 4

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    Steve Spagnuolo

    Steve Spagnuolo was the hot new coordinator the Rams hired four years ago. Three seasons and 38 losses later, "Spags" was fired, along with his general manager, Billy Devaney, on Monday. Full story ...

  • Jack Del Rio 3

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    Jack Del Rio

    The Jaguars fired Jack Del Rio on Nov. 29 after a 3-8 start to the season. Del Rio spent eight-plus seasons in Jacksonville and finished with a 69-73 record in the regular season with just three playoff appearances (1-2). Full story ...

  • Tony Sparano 2

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    Tony Sparano

    The Dolphins hired Tony Sparano in 2008 and tied the record for the greatest one-year turnaround (10 wins) in NFL history. Sparano had back-to-back 7-9 seasons in 2009 and 2010, and started 4-9 this season before he was fired on Dec. 12. Full story ...

  • Todd Haley 1

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    Todd Haley

    A tenuous setting in Kansas City ended with the firing of Haley on Dec. 12 after two-plus seasons and a 19-27 record. Haley led the Chiefs to a 10-6 mark and an AFC West title in 2010, but the team struggled through injuries to a 5-8 record before his dismissal. Full story ...

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