A great season is always ideal for a coach, but five coaches in particular need to have a great 2011 season if they want to secure their head coaching spot for next season.
While coaches like Bill Belichick and Sean Payton spots are secure, others aren't so safe.
Andy Reid and Tom Coughlin are two names that come to mind.
There could be a completely new NFL coach outlook if coaches like them don't get it together this year.
With that in mind, here are the five NFL coaches who need to have great seasons.