Why coaching still matters in the NFL
Week 14 showed us all how the minds on the sideline make such a big difference from Steve Spagnuolo's defensive turnaround to Sean McDermott holding back his quarterback to Urban Meyer's disaster.
When the Las Vegas Raiders shelled out $13 million a year for Yannick Ngakoue, they expected the edge rusher to rattle Patrick Mahomes. Just… not like this. During pregame warmups at Arrowhead Stadium, Ngakoue summoned his teammates to the Chiefs’ logo at the 50-yard line for a hype speech before heading to the locker room.
Fans booed. Mahome…