- Adam Caplan, ESPN Insider
Every offseason in the NFL, we see some head coaches fired -- with some teams even electing to make the move in the regular season. Forecasting which coaches on the hot seat will stay and which will go is always an adventure. As always, we're not advocating that anyone should lose his job, but the reality is the NFL is a bottom-line business: Win, or else.
Who needs to win this year to stay for another season? I checked in with various high-ranking NFL executives regarding the job statuses of head coaches around the league as we head into the 2014 regular season. Here's what I learned about the coaches whose seats are hot, warm or lukewarm:
Which NFL head coaches are on the hot seat heading into the 2014 season? Adam Caplan leads off his list with the Dolphins' Joe Philbin, whose situation could be affected by that of Jim Harbaugh in San Francisco.