10 head coaches have been appointed to new jobs during the offseason.
Rest assured that next year will be no different.
As GM's and owners chase the Super Bowl dream, the demand for instant success is higher than ever.
Here's an early look at some of the hot-seat candidates in 2009.
Of course, the beauty of the situation is these coaches have the chance to prove the doubters wrong during the season.
Last year, you'd probably expect to see John Fox on such a list.
Then he led the Panthers to the NFC South and a playoff appearance.
At the same time, who would have expected Mike Shanahan to be removed in Denver?
Anything can happen between now and January.