inopportune knocks

1.5.16

​Inopportune Knocks: Coaches Undone by Self-Sabotage in 2015

Six coaches who started the 2015 season with jobs ended it without them. Here is how they did themselves in.

12.31.15

Inopportune Knocks: Self-Sabotage by NFL Coaches, Week 16

This week we take a look at several non playoff contenders who should not have played so conservative.

12.22.15

Inopportune Knocks: Self-Sabotage by NFL Coaches, Week 15

This week in not-going-for-it, Jason Garrett does some extremely Jason Garrett stuff inside the ten-yard line, and the AFC South continues to afflict us all.

12.15.15

Inopportune Knocks: Self-Sabotage by NFL Coaches, Week 14

This week, Mike McCoy does Mike McCoy things, the Denver Broncos remain allergic to touchdowns, and Dan Campbell gets one right.

12.8.15

Inopportune Knocks: Self-Sabotage by NFL Coaches, Week 13

This week in not going for it: John Fox blows the Bears' last shot at a playoff run, and Tom Coughlin can't get out of his own way against the Jets.

12.1.15

Inopportune Knocks: Self-Sabotage by NFL Coaches, Week 12

This week in NFL coaching passivity, Marvin Lewis almost leaves the door open to the terrible Rams, Gus Bradley allows a bad team to walk all over his Jaguars, and Mike McCarthy does the right thing with the wrong result.

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11.24.15

Inopportune Knocks: Self-Sabotage by NFL Coaches, Week 11

Go for it, go for it, go for it. Kickers are getting better—but that doesn't mean their perfect.

11.10.15

​INOPPORTUNE KNOCKS: SELF-SABOTAGE BY NFL COACHES, WEEK 9

This week in bad conservative coaching decisions: Mike Mularkey plays it passive, Jack del Rio blows his shot, and Mike Pettine still doesn't trust anybody.

11.3.15

​Inopportune Knocks: Self-Sabotage by NFL Coaches, Week 8

That feeling when you pass on a relatively easy fourth-and-short to settle for a field goal, and then lose by three.

10.20.15

Inopportune Knocks: Self Sabotage by NFL Coaches, Week 6

How one play in the Seahawks vs. Panthers game could have changed the entire narrative about both teams.

10.13.15

Inopportune Knocks: Self-Sabotage by NFL Coaches, Week 5

Each week coaches do stupid things that either cost, or almost cost, their teams a chance to win. Is your favorite coach on this week's list?

9.29.15

Inopportune Knocks: Self-Sabotage by NFL Coaches, Week 3

Which coaches screwed up their chances of winning in Week 3? Hint, one of them is Mike McCoy.