One NFL season is winding down, and another is just underway.
Not the playoffs, but the coach-hunting season, when teams looking to make a change at the top are evaluating all the potential candidates — both recycled head coaches, and assistants worthy of a look.
There aren’t a lot of hot, must-have candidates out there now — the closest might be New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, or Philadelphia defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz — but no one who has fans saying, “If we don’t get him, we’re never pulling out of this tailspin.”
That’s OK. Look at how this fall went. A year ago, Sean McVay could have walked down the street in any NFL city without getting...