CBS Sport's Pete Prisco recently made an attempt to rank the 32 current head coaches in the NFL from best to worst, having seen them up close and personal at the NFL owners' meeting in Arizona, and it won't come as a surprise to many that Bill Belichick is at the top of the pecking order. Some of the other names in the top ten are to be expected - Pete Carroll, Sean Payton, Mike McCarthy, to name but three - while the three first-time head coaches are grouped together in an "incomplete" last place. But where did the Bears' John Fox come?
13. John Fox, Chicago Bears -- He is now on his third team, leaving Denver to take over in Chicago. In his two previous stops -- Carolina and Denver -- Fox went to the Super Bowl at each spot, losing both times. In 13 seasons, Fox has a 119-89 record.
Even those who didn't like the hire would probably have to admit that the Bears did, at least, upgrade at the head coach position; it's hard to envisage that Marc Trestman (had he remained as Bears head coach) would have avoided being in the bottom third of the list - let alone land just outside of the top third - following a season in which his team were swept by a division rival coached by 23rd-placed Jim Caldwell, and lost five of six within the NFC North.
You can see the full list here; share your thoughts on who's ranked too high and who's not getting enough credit in the comments below. For funsies, there's also a poll.