After an abysmal 0-5 start, the Cleveland Browns are 2-1 over the past three weeks. It's still unclear whether that's enough to deflect the scrutiny off of head coach Pat Shurmur.
There are still whispers surrounding the security of Shurmur's job in Cleveland.
A lot can happen in the second half of the season. It will take consistent play and discipline from his players and strategic play-calling from Shurmur to dig himself out of this hole.
But the future is still bright for the Browns.
There are a few coaches out there that have the right strategies and experience to lead this team out of the utter mess of the past decade.
My first choice, for instance, was Gordon Bombay, but I'm told he's unavailable.
And so, in the spirit of the upcoming holiday season, here are my top four choices for Shurmur's replacement (should he be let go) and the holiday characters they resemble.