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Mike McCarthy has it made

Once you become an NFL head coach, you're a made man. You'll always have a job in the league. Question is, does Mike McCarthy deserve that?

Updated: January 17, 2006, 1:12 PM ET
By Alan Grant | Special to Page 2

A made man has privileges that extend beyond mere status. A made man doesn't have to campaign too much. A made man doesn't have to kiss ass, or make a case for why you should give him an audience. A made man doesn't have to try that hard.

An NFL head coach is a made man. Once he assumes that gig, he is virtually assured of future employment in said league. It may not be another head coaching job, but anyone who reaches the big office can always count on at least a position-coach job. ...

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