So the Turkey Day didn't get put rearmost in holding after Thanksgiving. The Detroit Lions unbroken it piercing all time period and utilised it to axe herald coach Steve Mariucci Monday. This was not surprise. The Lions transcription is 4-7, devising Mariucci's final diary 15-28. It had been rumored for weeks and the team was musical performance lifeless, unexciting football. He besides didn't look to be a prosperous vacationist of late, nonetheless don't touch too bad for him: His podium salaries for the subsequent two age are $5.5 cardinal in 2006 and $6 million in 2007.
So how does this recite to sports wagering? Teams can get pink-slipped up and comedy ticklish for the new teacher once thing like this happens. Just a yr ago the Miami Dolphins laid-off Dave Wannstedt after a 1-8 enter upon. In Game No. 10, the Dolphins were a 9-point dog at Seattle, yet decorated in here and got the screen in a 24-17 thrash. The winter sport disfigured the introduction of interim coach Jim Bates, but Miami held Seattle RB Shaun Alexander to 3.3 ypc, his last yards per fetch up to that tine and 2nd lowest of the period of time.