Who Will Be The Next NFL Head Coach Fired?

By Lou Monaco
Fact Checked by Thomas Leary

NFL head coaches are defined by their wins and losses. Will they lead their teams to improvement and new heights, or will they remain stagnant and in a quagmire of mediocrity? Every week during the regular season, IllinoisBet.com will be updating odds on the next head coach in the NFL to be fired. Below, you can see where we stand after Week 1. Keep tabs on this page for updates, and stay close to this site for all things Illinois sports betting.

 
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Odds Of First NFL Coach Fired

Coach Odds Pct. Chance
Matt Eberflus, Bears +350 22.2%
Josh McDaniels, Raiders +500 16.7%
Brandon Staley, Chargers +700 12.5%
Kevin Stefanski, Browns +1000 9.1%
Ron Rivera, Commanders +1200 7.7%
Sean McVay, Rams +1200 7.7%
Other +325 23.5%

Eberflus Now Favorite To Be First Coach Fired

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Eberflus' seat is getting warmer after the team's 0-2 start, and with supposed-franchise quarterback Justin Fields regressing, Eberflus has jumped to the top of our oddsboard of first coach to be fired this season. Safe to say, the Bears playoff chances are not looking good. 

Dating back to last season, the Bears have lost 12 straight games, with their last win a 33-14 road victory at the New England Patriots on Oct. 24 to improve to 3-4 record at the time. Chicago now will pay a visit to the Kansas City Chiefs at 4:25 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 24. Already with a short leash, Eberflus might not see Week 4 to start October. 

Buccaneers head coach Todd Bowles last week was third on the list to be let go at +700 (12.5%), despite a surprising 20-17 road victory at the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday. Bowles is now off our board after the Bucs got to 2-0 (over the Bears) and the Chargers' Brandon Staley has made his first appearance on our list, at +700. 

Stick here with IllinoisBet.com for the Bears Super Bowl odds, as well as other NFL coverage.

Also of interest: Is Bears’ Eberflus The NFL’s Worst Head Coach ATS?

 
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Author

Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media (NJ.com) in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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