After the first regular season in which no head coaches were fired since 2006, seven different head coaches were let go by their respective franchises on Black Monday.
While the two facts obviously correlate, the seven total firings represent more than the last three Black Mondays combined.
A majority of the firings were widely reported and predicted before Monday. Philadelphia's Andy Reid, San Diego's Norv Turner and Kansas City's Romeo Crennel were each expected to be let go shortly after the end of the 2012 regular season.
However, not all the firings were necessarily that predictable.
In the following slides, we'll give you three most surprising firings from Black Monday.