It feels a little mean-spirited to dedicate an article to the worst head coaches of all time. However, the fans of NFL franchises unfortunate enough to have been led by these shaky signal-callers probably have no problem reminding themselves how bad these coaches are (or were).
There have been some terrible sideline generals in the annals of the NFL. This list attempts to highlight the 50 who merit special consideration, simply for being so bad.
In the interests of full disclosure, this list will be skewed more heavily to the NFL's modern period.
It's not that information is necessarily hard to come by regarding woeful coaches from the league's first half of the century. It's just that including too many from that time period would have come at the expense of including some shockers from more recent years.
If this author is criticized in the comments section for not paying enough attention to the league's early years, then so be it.
That is a small price to pay to once again remind everyone just how bad Jim L. Mora and Todd Haley were.
Here are the 50 worst NFL head coaches of all time, beginning with a breakdown of two notable omissions.