Like your NFL team’s new coach? Think he’s doing a solid job?
He’ll probably be fired.
Not now, but in a few years. That’s how the business goes, with expectations constantly growing and patience forever shrinking. Roughly a quarter of the league’s 32 teams have a new head coach to start a season. There are six new coaches this season — the Rams and the Chargers, Denver, Buffalo, Jacksonville and San Francisco — and that’s slightly less turnover than usual.
In 2009, there were 11 new coaches. All of them were eventually fired.
In that regard, this season will be no different. Some team owners already are preparing to make a change while others are waiting to...