Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/25/11

JACKSONVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 23: Head coach Jack Del Rio of the Jacksonville Jaguars watches play during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Jacksonville Municipal stadium on November 23, 2008 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
Jack Del Rio was the first to go after being fired by the Jacksonville Jaguars only eleven games into the season. Tony Sparano wasn’t far behind getting fired two weeks later by the Miami Dolphins which leaves the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the only Florida franchise still coached by the person that started the season with them. That may not be for long though. The rumors out of Tampa are that Raheem Morris would have been fired by now but there would not be enough coaches left to run the team. Plus management doesn’t feel that there is a candidate among the leftover coaching staff who would make a suitable interim coach. With that in mind look for Tampa management to complete the trifecta once the season ends. There are three states that house three NFL teams a piece. The New York Giants, New York Jets and Buffalo Bills all call the state of New York home. The San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders share the state of California while the Jaguars, Dolphins and Bucs all reside in Florida. It’s unprecedented to see all three teams in a state change head coaches in the same year but [...]
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