As something to pass the time, I thought it might be fun to break down head coaching candidates into a series of categories and have polls to see what the favorite is in each category, then have the category winners face off in separate elimination polls.
Here’s what I’m thinking for categories.
Retired/TV commentators - Bill Cowher, Urban Meyer, Marvin Lewis, feel free to add more names here, that’s the point.
Retread - Caldwell, Crennell, Del Rio, etc
Offensive Coordinators - Bienemy, McDaniels, Garrett
Defensive Coordinators - Saleh, Joe Woods, Todd Bowles
Special Teams Coordinators - Toub, Coombs, etc
College Coach - Harbaugh, Saban, Malzan, etc.
Some of these coaches fit into multiple categories, and that’s okay. For instance, Garrett might win both the offensive coordinator and retread categories, it’s ok. After we have the category winners selected, the top two vote getters will receive a first round bye while the wildcard round proceeds.
Okay, give me some names! I’ll begin posting these polls tomorrow.