Found October 03, 2012 on This Given Sunday:
At this point every season we begin to identify coaches that will be losing their jobs at or before the conclusion of the year. It's no different now, and there are a whole slew of coaches that have very warm seats. Here are our top candidates for being fired this season. 5) Jim Schwartz: The Lions are off to a very poor 1-3 start. Their one win came in the season opener against the Rams, a team common wisdom indicated they would beat handily. Still, the Lions have a big play offense, and if they can get their season back on track, Schwartz should be able to survive the season. If they don't get back on track, Schwartz and Martin Mayhew have to take the blame. 4) Mike Munchak: The Titans drafted Jake Locker in 2011, hoping he would be a solid franchise quarterback. That hasn't materialized, and time is starting to run out for Locker and his head coach. Like Schwartz, most fans seem to like Munchak, but if the Titans can't muster more than four or five...

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- NFL teams that start 1-3, like the Detroit Lions this year, have failed to make the playoffs 85.3 percent of the time under the current playoff format. So, youre saying theres a chance? Yep, 14.7 percent based on that history. Lions coach Jim Schwartz was the defensive coordinator for one of those teams that overcame the odds. Ten years ago, the Tennessee Titans...

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