They take credit for wins and get blamed for every loss. And when things continually go south, then a change is needed to be made.
Because of the NFL season is so short, coaches do not have the luxury of the NBA, NHL or MLB. The games mean everything. But it also means the shortest leash for failure.
These head coaches may feel the heat if they do not win. While there could be as much as 25 percent of the NFL seeing a change and with Jon Gruden, Bill Cowher, Tony Dungy and the latest hot college coach on the horizon, the need to pull the trigger might be a quick one.