It’s Black Monday in the NFL.
With the regular season coming to an end last night, non-playoff teams (including the Steelers) have moved on to their post-season (not postseason) plans. This usually involves a lot of coaches getting fired and today is no exception.
Here’s what we have so far.
Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks is out after just one year.
Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks met with his staff Monday morning to tell them he will not be back as head coach. He is still awaiting official notification from Cardinals President Michael Bidwill. https://t.co/D81TvIBk40
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) December 31, 2018
Marvin Lewis is finally out as the coach of the Cincinnati Bengals after 16 years and 0 playoff victories.
Marvin Lewis has been fired per source. #Bengals
— Dianna Russini (@diannaESPN) December 31, 2018
Dolphins Coach Adam Gase was also terminated after a middling three seasons.
Source: The #Dolphins fired Adam Gase.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 31, 2018
The first to get the ax, Denver fired head coach Vance Joseph this morning.
After its first back-to-back losing seasons, Denver now has fired head coach Vance Joseph, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 31, 2018
These four join the Todd Bowles who was fired by the Jets, Dirk Koetter, formerly of the Bucs, ex-Packers head coach Mike McCarthy and Hue Jackson who was fired by the Browns back on October 29th.