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The 'Black Monday' list is long

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid walks on

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Giants. (Dec. 30, 2012) Credit: AP

The first Monday after the final NFL regular season game is a bad one for plenty of coaches with losing record, and today was no exception. A look at those who got the gate: 

* Andy Reid, Eagles. Was the longest-tenured coach in the NFL since 1999. 

* Ken Whisenhunt, Cardinals. Doesn't seem all that long ago he went to the Super Bowl with Kurt Warner. 

* Romeo Crennel, Chiefs. Got the job on an interim basis last year, but  couldn't translate as full-time head coach. Chiefs at 2-14 in 2012. 

* Lovie Smith, Bears. Went to the Super Bowl after the 2006 season, but failure to make this year's playoffs did him in. 

* Norv Turner, Chargers. He and A.J. Smith get booted at the same time. 

* Pat Shurmur, Browns. Not a surprise once Jimmy Haslam purchased the team during the season. 

* Chan Gailey, Bills. Couldn't turn things around in three seasons. 

The coaching carousel may still have a few more openings before it's all over. Still in limbo: Mike Mularkey in Jacksonville and Ron Rivera in Carolina aren't assured of being back. 

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