USA TODAY Sports’ Tom Pelissero examines New York’s disappointing 2016 season and where the Jets must go from here.
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We’re down to the final four … no, not the final four college football teams (don’t get us started), but the final four weeks of the NFL’s 2016 regular season. And while some unexpected security for the Los Angeles Rams’ Jeff Fisher surfaced over the weekend, several of his peers can only dream of an extension … or even another year on the job. Here’s the latest installment of our weekly hot seat rankings:
1. Gus Bradley, Jacksonville Jaguars: What’s left to say? He’s won five of his six challenges (83%) this season! Unfortunately, he’s only won as many as five games once in his soon-to-end four-year tenure with the Jags. Last week: 1
2. Todd Bowles, New York Jets: His team appeared to quit on him Monday night, a debacle mostly viewed by empty seats. It’s only Bowles’ second season, but this disaster, especially an underperforming defense, reflects quite poorly on him. Last week: 5
3. Marvin Lewis, Cincinnati Bengals: Over the next four weeks, his team will play three division leaders. But the most stressful contest may be Sunday’s visit to Cleveland against his good friend, Hue Jackson, and the winless Browns. If the Bengals get victimized by their in-state rivals, who long ago dismissed owner Mike Brown’s legendary father, Lewis could find himself in even hotter water. Last week: 2
4. John Fox, Chicago Bears:…
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