Top head coach candidates 

December, 31, 2013
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Black Monday brought four NFL head coach firings, as Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano, Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier and Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan were let go. They joined Cleveland Browns coach Rob Chudzinski and Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak, who had previously been let go.

As each of those six teams begin their searches for a new head coach, we take a regular look at the top candidates for each franchise:

Houston Texans