The Jags are currently1-4 and it doesn't get any easier. They are headed to Pittsburgh this weekend, with rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert at the helm; and will most likely stumble to a disappointing 1-5 start.
At this point it seems a formality Del Rio will be gone, if not midseason, immediately at the conclusion of the season with owner Wayne Weaver's playoff ultimatum already made crystal clear.
If this season continues on its current path, the Jags will miss the playoffs for a fourth consecutive year, with a fanbase that is growing increasingly impatient.
Who is available that wants this job? What coach would enjoy a fresh young talent like Blaine Gabbert to mold into a star? All of this in a state with no income tax, in a city located near the beach with the sun shining 300 days out of year?
There are plenty of candidates that would relish the opportunity in Jacksonville, and who could potentially succeed. The following are my personal top 10 most likely coaches to be in charge of the Jags in 2012.