On what has become known as Black Monday, 2 NFL coaches were fired today and the Colts cut ties with their longstanding GM Bill Polian.
Rams fire Spagnuolo: This one has been suspected for a while, but a little unfair given the circumstances surrounding Sam Bradford this season. The QB was injured for about half the year and it is hard to blame the coach when he loses his star player (see this year's Colts). But, Spagnuolo's career record of 10-38 doesn't exactly shine bright either. He went 7-9 last year, but 3-29 combined in the season before and after.
Buccaneers fire Raheem Morris: I recently watched Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" in which one of the main characters is named Radio Raheem. This has nothing to do with football, but if any of you have seen the movie, I hope you'll appreciate this reference. Anyway, has any coach fallen from grace so quickly. Last year he coached his team to a 10-6 record and they looked poised to take the next step and challenge the Saints and Falcons for the division title. Clearly, that didn't happen and they lost their final 10 games and went from 4-2 to 4-12. Wow! It surprises me that they played so terribly by the end of the year. After watching them, it doesn't surprise me that he was fired.
Colts cut ties with Bill Polian: This was the shocker of the day. The man who built the Colts dynasty was let go after one bad (albeit it terrible) season? I don't understand it. I can't explain it, I can't even begin to dissect it.
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