Nobody knows the torture of suffering through bad head coaches quite like Philadelphia Eagles fans. Hell, there are even some fans who considered the last few years of Andy Reid, the winning-est coach in team history, as cruel and unusual punishment.
However, there is no way on earth Andy Reid would or should ever make anybody’s list of worst head coaches in the NFL.
Recently, both Deadspin and ESPN published a list of the worst head coaches in the NFL. Deadspin’s was the 16 Worst Coaches in Modern NFL History and ESPN’s was just the worst coaches in NFL history.
Surprisingly, at least to me, was that Deadspin put one of the most celebrated coaches in Eagles history in Buddy Ryan as their No. 16.
Here’s what they had to say:
Is any crappy coach in league history more beloved by a fan base than Buddy Ryan still is in Philly? He gave reporters entertaining quotes, often at the expense of his own players.
He once put a bounty on the Cowboys’ kicker. He punched Kevin Gilbride, and eve...