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2009 Coaching Class Is Looking Worse

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Looking at the numbers, NFL teams aren't very good at hiring coaches. We know the Oakland Raiders are good for a coaching change every other year or so but the 2009 hiring season in particular looks really, really brutal.

There were 11 head coaches hired that year, including Todd Haley by the Chiefs. Of those 11, only two still have their jobs. The latest was Jim Caldwell of the Indianapolis Colts.

Those new head coaches that are now gone include Haley, Tom Cable, Mike Singletary, Steve Spagnuolo, Raheem Morris, Eric Mangini, Josh McDaniels and Jim Mora.

2009 seems like a lifetime ago with some of these guys. Jim Mora? I forgot he was the head coach in Seattle for a year. Haley, Spagnuolo and Morris at least lasted until this season.

The two guys from the 2009 coaching class that are still alive include Rex Ryan of the New York Jets and Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions.