David Kirkpatrick

December 29, 2008

The NFL coaching attrition begins

Filed under: Sports — Tags: , , , , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 4:02 pm

First to get the axe are Crennel, Marinelli and surprisingly, Mangini.

From the link:

Lofty expectations did in Eric Mangini and Romeo Crennel, as their teams’ seasons crumbled from high hopes to demoralizing finishes.

Little was expected of the Detroit Lions, though nor was the worst season in NFL history. That cost Rod Marinelli his job, too.

”You can’t go 0-16 and expect to keep your job,” Marinelli said.