Yeah yeah, I know. It isn't 2020 yet. It isn't the offseason yet. But for more than half the teams the season only has five days left. Some of those teams will be making the kind of off season decisions that we love to predict within a matter of hours (minutes) after close of business on Sunday. So we need to get on the record with those predictions. Two teams already fired their head coach. Short of "Eagles lose to Giants, 'pukes win to carry the division at 8-8, then ride miracle playoff run to super bowl championship" I see no way Jason Garrett remains employed. Conventional wisdom says Kitchens in Cleveland, Marrone in Jacksonville, and Shurmer with the NYG are close to sure thing firings. I certainly can't defend any of these guys, but I'm gonna call it at two out of three with Shurmer surviving. I think Giants ownership, unlike Giants fans, had a realistic view of just what a feces show Shurmer was handed so they are going to be a little more patient. Other candidates of lesser probability include: Dan Quinn in Atlanta: Not sure what to think of this. The Falcons I think have underachieved horribly under Quinn, but I think it is possible that he learned from it and their recent run of pretty well played games might be a corner turned and worth giving another year to explore. Call him a keeper. Anthony Lynn in north San Diego: Spanos needs a scapegoat in order to shoulder absolutely no responsibility, so Lynn is gone...and should be happy about it. Zak Taylor in Cincinnati: One year with a horrible team should not be used as a valid test of his ability. But coaches who only find one win are hard to justify keeping. Cincinnati is not known for a hair trigger so I'm thinking he's safe. Matt Nagy in Chicago: Last year, coach of the year, this year fired? Does that seem even remotely possible? In Chicago, anything is possible, but I think that's too crazy even for them. So, I'm at a total of six head coaching changes for the year. Typical number. Ron Rivera gets one of the jobs, Mike McCarthy gets another. I wouldn't be surprised to see Jay Gruden get one.