Rather than taking a look back at Brad Childress' career over the last few years, let's take a look ahead.
In case you haven't heard, the Illinois native has just been fired as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings after quite a tumultuous season. There's been speculation for much of the season that Childress has lost support from not just the players, but from team owner Zygi Wilf as well.
Now, we're going to speculate about his future.
With all that went down in Minnesota this year, it's going to be rather difficult for Childress to convince another team to give him a shot at being the head coach. He has to do what other fallen head coaches have done and prove himself again. That means that he needs to step back down and become a coordinator or an assistant for a year or so.
Here's a couple of places that Childress could end up.