Don't leave us, Mike, we were just getting to know ya!
After a tumultuous two and a half year stint as the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, Mike Singletary, the sometimes lovable, sometimes baffling, always feisty Hall of Famer, was recently sacked.
The Niners were in such a hurry to make a change, they couldn't even wait until the end of the regular season, letting him go after a Week 16 loss to the St. Louis Rams that officially eliminated the Niners from playoff contention. They then moved quickly to sign the popular Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh, fresh off an Orange Bowl winning, 12-1 season for the Cardinal, to start a new era for the once proud franchise.
But what of Iron Mike? We need those sideline outbursts! We need those postgame rants! Where will we find them in 2011? It doesn't look like he's currently in position for another head job, but here are some educated guesses at what he might be in line for.