It’s almost a foregone conclusion that Andy Reid will not be returning as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013. Though I think there is a slight possibility that he does return, as outlined here, I still feel the odds largely favor a parting of ways.
I’ve also done a little research recently to determine if there has been a noticeable difference between the success rate of offensive-minded or defensive-minded head coaches when it comes to getting to, and/or winning, the Super Bowl in recent times.
And since there doesn’t appear to be any real discernible difference, I now feel free to consider both sides of the ball when looking for a head coach. Previously, I was under the impression that offensive-minded coaches had more success.
And while that statement itself is true, the success rate of offensive coaches isn’t vastly superior to their defensive counterparts. They’re closer to being about even than you might think.
With that said, here are my top two current NFL coor...