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Zulgad: Vikings should not rush decision on head coaching vacancy

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

There has been a long held belief in the NFL that being an assistant coach on a team that makes a deep playoff run is a bad thing for those hoping to land a head coaching job.

That’s because many clubs seem to operate on a schedule that dictates a coach be fired the day after the season ends and a new hire be made in a timely fashion.

Part of this thinking makes little sense.

If a team knows it’s going to fire its coach, doing it the day after the season ends is fine. But unless you think you are interviewing the next Vince Lombardi or Bill Belichick, the hurry to…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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