Chart: Jobs of NFL head coaches before they were hired

  • Updated: January 4, 2014 - 7:23 PM

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Here are the jobs NFL head coaches had immediately before they were hired. Eleven were defensive coordinators, six were offensive coordinators, six were NFL head coaches, five were college head coaches, three were NFL position coaches and one was a Canadian Football League coach.

Team Coach Previous job

Arizona Bruce Arians offensive coordinator, Colts*

Atlanta Mike Smith defensive coordinator, Jaguars

Baltimore John Harbaugh defensive backs coach, Eagles

Buffalo Doug Marrone head coach, Syracuse University

Carolina Ron Rivera defensive coordinator, Chargers

Chicago Marc Trestman head coach, Montreal (CFL)

Cincinnati Marvin Lewis defensive coordinator, Redskins

Cleveland Rob Chudzinski (fired) offensive coordinator, Panthers

Dallas Jason Garrett offensive coordinator, Cowboys

Denver John Fox head coach, Panthers

Detroit Jim Schwartz (fired) defensive coordinator, Titans

Green Bay Mike McCarthy offensive coordinator, 49ers

Houston Bill O’Brien head coach, Penn State University

Indianapolis Chuck Pagano defensive coordinator, Ravens

Jacksonville Gus Bradley defensive coordinator, Seahawks

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Cincinnati - WP: M. Lorenzen 7 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: J. Locke 1
Miami - WP: M. Latos 2 FINAL
Washington - LP: S. Strasburg 1
NY Yankees - WP: M. Pineda 6 FINAL
Toronto - LP: M. Estrada 3
Philadelphia - LP: C. Billingsley 0 FINAL
Atlanta - WP: S. Miller 9
Baltimore - LP: B. Norris 2 FINAL
NY Mets - WP: B. Colon 3
Tampa Bay - LP: D. Smyly 0 FINAL
Boston - WP: R. Porcello 2
Los Angeles - WP: Z. Greinke 8 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: M. Garza 2
Cleveland - LP: D. Salazar 3 FINAL
Kansas City - WP: J. Vargas 5
Detroit - LP: S. Greene 2 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: J. Samardzija 5
Oakland - WP: J. Chavez 2 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: T. May 1
Texas - WP: W. Rodriguez 7 FINAL
Houston - LP: S. Feldman 1
Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson 4 FINAL
St. Louis - WP: M. Harris 7
Arizona 0 Postponed
Colorado 0
Seattle - LP: D. Leone 4 FINAL
LA Angels - WP: H. Street 5
San Diego - LP: A. Cashner 0 FINAL
San Francisco - WP: R. Vogelsong 6
Washington 90 FINAL
Atlanta 106
Memphis 97 FINAL
Golden State 90
Chicago 1 FINAL
Minnesota 0
Anaheim 3 FINAL(OT)
Calgary 4
San Jose 1 FINAL
Houston 0
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