Found July 07, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
Sure, the head coach gets all the glory when his team is successful, but he also takes much of the heat when things aren't going as planned. Right behind him, however, offensive and defensive coordinators are the men pulling the strings in the NFL. Here's the short list of the most overrated assistant coaches in the NFL today. Brian Schottenheimer Come on, we all saw this one coming. Since becoming the Jets' offensive coordinator in 2006, Schottenheimer's offenses have rarely been productive, and he was unable to make Mark Sanchez look like a serviceable franchise quarterback. Granted, Sanchez likely held him back as much as he held Sanchez back, but his body of work speaks for itself, and it's not that impressive. Dirk Koetter I may catch some flak for this one. Koetter had the Falcons playing at a high level a season ago, but considering his work in Jacksonville prior to moving to Atlanta, I can't say he's an impressive coach. At most, we can safe...

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