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Biggest Coaching Blunders in 2012 NFL Season

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Each Monday during the football season, I recap the previous week's NFL action. The final section in most of those columns is "Thank You for Not Coaching," which highlights some of the questionable decisions made by NFL coaches during games and analyzes why the process that went into those decisions was suboptimal. Occasionally, I'll break down a smart decision or hit some low-hanging fruit, but the goal is to gain a greater understanding of how coaches should or should not think in terms of improving their teams' chances of winning football games.

 

These, then, are the "Thank You for Not Coaching" awards. Now, if a coach shows up in here, it doesn't mean that he's necessarily a bad coach who should be kicked to the curb immediately. There's just too much to being a...

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