NFL coaches like Bill Belichick and Rex Ryan get too much credit and too much blame. Players win and lose games; coaches make relatively few decisions that really change the course of their teams' season.
Still, having a coach of the right disposition on the sidelines is highly valuable. The ideal person for the job is one who can draw the best out of his players by motivating them well and keeping them happy. Several coaches across the league are developing reputations for doing exactly that.
Week 7 has two really good coaching match-ups, with Eagles coach Andy Reid visiting the Titans and head coach Jeff Fisher, while Mike Tomlin and the Steelers will take on Tony Sparano's Dolphins.
Who will get the upper hand in those contests? Who are the NFL's best all-around coaches? Without further ado, here are the top 10 guys with headsets in the league.