Coaching carousel moves toward fresh faces

With some veteran coaches prepared to spend the 2003 season out of football, the new trend in coaching is fresher faces.

Updated: January 17, 2003, 5:25 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Of the 52 sideline bosses fired between 1995 and 2001, more than two-thirds were back in the league in some capacity in 2002, several of them employed for a second or third time as head coaches.

Dumped by the Chicago Bears after the '98 season, and following six years in which he compiled a 41-57 record, Dave Wannstedt completed a climb back up the ladder when he succeeded Jimmy Johnson at Miami in 2000. Fired by Carolina in 1998, Dom Capers resurfaced this year as the head coach of the ...

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