He has compiled a 36-40 record through four-plus seasons, but has only one winning season to his credit. There has been major unrest with the fans because Kubiak, known as an offensive-minded head coach, has not developed the defense to an acceptable level. The Texans have not made the playoffs since their first season in 2002, and if they fall short of the mark again this year, Kubiak might not come back for his sixth season despite signing a contract extension in 2009. -- Adam Caplan
As FOXSports.com's Jay Glazer reported, despite Mangini’s recent success, he might have to win the rest of his games for the remainder of the season to come back for his third season in 2011. Keep in mind the new front office brought in earlier this year didn’t hire him, so they have no allegiance to Mangini.
In his first stint as a head coach, Singletary has compiled a 12-16 record to this point in less than two seasons. While he’s known as the master motivator, players have complained about the lack of in game adjustments by Singletary and the coaching staff.
It’s believed that Lewis, who is on the final year of his contract, has not had any contract negotiations with the team in several months. And because the team is mired in a nine-game losing streak, there’s no indication that the Bengals will renew contract talks after the season is over.
It's almost a fait accompli that Fox will not be back for his 10th season as head coach. He’s on the final year of his contract, and there have been no indications that the team wants to bring him back. His inability to develop a long-term solution at quarterback might be his downfall.