The Eagles are seemingly imploding under head coach Doug Pederson's watch. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Is Doug Pederson on the hot seat?

Life moves fast in the NFL, and even if you helped lead a team to their only Super Bowl win in franchise history, you could find yourself on the hot seat just a few years later. That is exactly the situation Eagles head coach Doug Pederson finds himself in, as he may be out of a job by the end of the season due to Philadelphia struggling to keep up in the worst divisional race in recent memory.

When asked if Pederson was safe, ESPN's Dan Graziano said his job security was not a guarantee.

"I don't think we can sit here, on Dec. 1, and say with confidence that Doug Pederson is safe," Graziano said on "Get Up."

Less than three years ago, Pederson looked like one of the best coaches in the league after out-dueling Bill Belichick in the Super Bowl. But things have gone downhill since then. While the Eagles have made it to the playoffs in the two seasons following, they have not been legitimate contenders. 

And this season, they have dropped to a new low, as the Eagles are currently behind the Washington Football Team and the New York Giants in the NFC East race. The team still has plenty of time to win the division, but if they are unable to do so, it could be the end of Pederson's tenure in Philly. 

It's an ending that few would have guessed in February 2018, but that's the nature of the NFL. No matter how impressive of a résumé you have, it doesn't mean anything if you aren't winning right now.

Blake Harper is a writer based in New York. He's originally from San Diego and is one of the few Chargers fans left. He doesn't believe in ties and loves elaborate celebrations. Follow him on Twitter @beezyharps 

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