Bill Cowher and Jon Gruden are the two names that constantly come up whenever the discussion over a vacant head-coaching position arises.
But there usually are more than two vacancies at the end of the season, and there's no guarantee either of these two fine coaches will return to the sidelines next year.
Failure at one job doesn't necessarily mean failure at the next one for some of these guys. You need look no further than Bill Belichick, who had little success in Cleveland before becoming a legend in New England.
Read on for a look at the top 15 coaches waiting in the wings to see if Cowher or Gruden finished No. 1.