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Home & Home: The hot seat index

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Home & Home: The hot seat index
Jon & I go across the league looking at the coaches on the hottest of hot seats, what's gone wrong, and who could be the surprise departer-ers in the upcoming cycle

New Pod! Jon and I discuss:

  • Frank Reich’s firing in Indy and Jeff Saturday’s appointment as the interim coach

  • What went wrong for Reich and his offense and whether that will cost him in the future

  • Why the Saturday hiring is bizarre and frustrating in equal measure

  • The warmth of Kliff Kingsbury’s seat

  • How much of Kingbury’s issues are down to the design of his offense, the talent on the roster, or his gameday coaching

  • Whether Nathaniel Hackett will be one-and-done in Denver

  • Could Josh McDaniels follow suit in Vegas?

  • What is going on with the Raiders’ offense? Is it as bad as the blown games have suggested? How much is stylistic — the design of the scheme — vs. poor adjustments or poor play?

  • How the ownership change will impact Ron Rivera in Washington

  • Whether or not Dan Campbell’s seat is toasty, and the outlook in year two of the Lions’ rebuild

  • Who could be the surprise departure of the offseason?

  • A whole bunch more

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