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BlitzburghRockCity
05-07-2012, 03:51 PM
These types of rankings are always pretty much pointless and worth very little at best but it's the offseason so why not see what these people think of who has the best and worst coach in the league.

http://www.nationalfootballpost.com/Head-coach-power-rankings.html

Here's the top 10 off the list:

Basically Tomlin and Barney Harbaugh have the same winning percentage but they put the Steelers below them again because of last seasons record. And yet he talks about moving him up even further?

1. Jim Schwartz, Detroit Lions: You may scoff at the fact that Schwartz tops our list, but consider the evidence: This guy took an 0-16 franchise with a roster that couldn’t beat half the teams in Canada and turned it into a legitimate Super Bowl contender in just three years. He may not have a Vince Lombardi Trophy on his mantel just yet, but nobody has done more with less in such a short time span than Jim Schwartz, who still doesn’t get enough credit for what he’s done with the former laughing stock of the NFL.
2. Tom Coughlin, New York Giants: Two Super Bowl wins since 2008 as well as the uncanny ability to deliver when he’s pressed up against it has the Big Blue boss right near the top of our rankings. To borrow a phrase from Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, Coughlin’s a stalker who likes to race just behind the lead pack before making his move down the backstretch when it’s time to go for the kill.
3. Bill Belichick, New England Patriots: He’s delivered double-digit win totals in every regular season since 2003 and has led New England to the Super Bowl five times over the last eleven years. When people start to get jumpy after seven seasons have passed without a Vince Lombardi Trophy, you know you’re in rarefied air.
4. Mike McCarthy, Green Bay Packers: McCarthy has only experienced one losing campaign since taking the reigns in 2006, won a Super Bowl in 2011 and watched his squad rattle off a ridiculous 15 wins last year coming off a strike-shortened offseason. He’s also the architect of what is considered by many to be the most lethal passing attack in today’s NFL.
After a 13-3 campaign last season, what does Jim Harbaugh have planned for an encore?
5. Jim Harbaugh, San Francisco 49ers: The former Indianapolis signal-caller has just one season at the controls of an NFL franchise under his belt, but dammit, it was a good one. Harbaugh took a 6-10 team in 2010 and had them an overtime away from playing in the Super Bowl the following season. He also took a first-round bust in Alex Smith and transformed him into a legitimate starting quarterback. However, Harbaugh will need another solid campaign in 2012 to prove to the naysayers that last year wasn’t a fluke.
6. John Harbaugh, Baltimore Ravens: Four seasons, four trips to the playoffs, two appearances in the AFC Championship game and a career regular season record of 44-20 (.688) means that as I type this sentence, I’m realizing I may need to move the Baltimore boss up a few spots. A Super Bowl appearance next February could be enough to elevate John Harbaugh to the top of this list.
7. Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers: He won a Super Bowl in February of 2009 and has a career regular season record of 55-25 (.688), but an 0-2 mark against the Ravens last year coupled with January’s 29-23 wildcard defeat at Denver as a 7.5-point favorite has Tomlin now looking up at his Baltimore rival.
8. John Fox, Denver Broncos: It’s a matter of perspective: Was Fox responsible for Tim Tebow’s success or was it the other way around? Either way you look at it, Fox was the engineer of a divisional upset that saw the Broncos not only capture the AFC West, but also shock the Pittsburgh Steelers in overtime during the first round of the playoffs. However, now that he’s got Peyton Manning running his offense, Fox will be expected to deliver lofty results in 2012.
9. Mike Smith, Atlanta Falcons: During the same time span (2008-2011), Smith has posted a regular season record (43-21, .672) that is nearly identical to what John Harbaugh has achieved in Baltimore (44-20, .688). The difference, however, is that Smith is 0-3 career during the postseason, which includes blowout losses to the Giants (24-2) in 2011 and Packers (48-21) in 2010. Smith needs to find success in the playoffs before he can start climbing up the rankings.
10. Gary Kubiak, Houston Texans: With his back against the wall and a five-year tenure in Houston that included zero trips to the postseason, Kubiak turned his attention to the defensive side of the football and added former Dallas head coach Wade Phillips to his staff. The result was a 10-6 campaign that saw the Texans emerge victorious in the franchise’s first ever playoff game, despite the fact that the team had to make due with rookie fifth-round pick T.J. Yates under center. Expectations will be at an all-time high in Houston entering 2012, so we’ll see if Kubiak can deliver bigger things with a healthy roster and a weak divisional schedule.

CowherPower
05-07-2012, 04:04 PM
These things are so stupid! They all say the same thing but they all rate the same coaches and teams differently.

That being said I guess I agree with the top 5 overall, all playoff or Super Bowl teams.

ChucktownSteeler
05-07-2012, 04:23 PM
I think Coughlin deserves his spot, but how do you put Tomlin under coaches that have never sniffed the Super Bowl?

C-town

LarryNJ
05-07-2012, 05:05 PM
I think Coughlin deserves his spot, but how do you put Tomlin under coaches that have never sniffed the Super Bowl?

C-town

Because it's a power ranking...which is what have you done lately, in this case last year.

an 0-2 mark against the Ravens last year coupled with January’s 29-23 wildcard defeat at Denver as a 7.5-point favorite has Tomlin now looking up at his Baltimore rival.

Losing to Denver was unacceptable, he should drop even lower.

ChucktownSteeler
05-07-2012, 05:31 PM
Because it's a power ranking...which is what have you done lately, in this case last year.


If that's the case Coughlin should be #1. Craziest poll to date. BWhahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!!!

steelchamp204
05-07-2012, 06:31 PM
That playoff loss still stings like hell. I think I just need to see them win a game and it will be gone.

Blazedby92
05-07-2012, 06:43 PM
Jim Hairball give me a break one year, he is doing the same thing Rexy did in NY he breathed a fresh air into the franchise and they had they're cinderella years and so it's hairballs turn and he runs his mouth like his crying arse brother. It happens all the time, these polls are for people that want to scrape the bottom for any good news about their teams.

Goodfrom55
05-07-2012, 07:47 PM
Useless ranking, but during the off season, we as football fans will take whatever we can get.

K Train
05-08-2012, 09:05 AM
looking up at his baltimore rival lolz

LatrobePA
05-08-2012, 09:26 AM
The Ravens built their team last year to beat the Steelers and it worked, but it was ONE year! I hope this season we can flip it back to having them as our bitch!

LarryNJ
05-08-2012, 10:24 AM
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05-08-2012, 12:46 PM
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05-08-2012, 01:56 PM
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