The 2011 NFL season has come and gone, a champion has been crowned and now all sights are set on what is sure to be an exciting offseason.
Without the deterrence of an NFL lockout, teams should have a much easier time handling all of the changes that will be made this offseason. The biggest of those changes, for some teams, is the implementation of a new head coach.
This year, seven NFL teams hired new head coaches. Last season, it was San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh that provided a spark to his team and guided them all the way to the NFC Championship Game.
Can any of the new head coaches in 2012 accomplish the same feat? Here’s a preview of each head coach and their chances to be successful in their first year at the helm.