Black Monday firings largely brought about by disasters at QB
• To be sure, lousy quarterbacking gets coaches sent packing every year in the NFL. No news flash there. It's a cause-and-effect relationship that will never change. But has that brutal reality ever been on more vivid display than during this year's firing season in the NFL?
Take a quick scan of the six coaching openings in the league on this Black Monday, and almost all of them were largely brought about by a team's problems at quarterback. And not just your run-of-the-mill QB issues either. In several cases, it was an all-out, unmitigated disaster that unfolded at quarterback, helping grease the skids for the half-dozen recently deposed members of the headset crowd.
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