You need more than just Xs and Os To be a successful coach in the National Football League.
While strategy and tactics are very important parts of a coach's arsenal, other qualities are needed to make a complete football coach.
You need characteristics like persistence, confidence and—perhaps most important of all—decisiveness.
The ability to make quick decisions, and the confidence to stand by them, are the main differences between players' success and failure on the field.
Making the right decisions regarding personnel is right up there with play-calling and goes a long way in determining the success or failure of an organization.
With training camps looming on the horizon, we're going to take a look at the 10 toughest decisions some coaches are facing heading into 2010.