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Is coaching hazardous to health?

Recent health scares to Denver Broncos coach John Fox and former Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak have shone a light on the job's rigors. And to little surprise -- this is, after all, a position that requires seemingly endless hours of work and amounts of stress, both of which are rewarded with constant public scrutiny. Then again, in today's working world, most students and professionals face a taxing level of stress at times. How bad do football coaches really have it?

  • Do you believe head coaches in the NFL are subject to more health risks than people in "normal" occupations?

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      65%
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      35%

    Discuss (Total votes: 12,573)

  • Would it bother you to know your favorite NFL team's head coach sleeps in his office multiple times a week during the season?

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      42%
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      58%

    Discuss (Total votes: 12,461)

  • How much stress do you suffer in your job/schooling?

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      43%
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      50%
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      7%

    Discuss (Total votes: 12,046)

  • Which job do you believe would be more stressful?

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      50%
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      50%

    Discuss (Total votes: 12,131)

  • Who do you think is under more pressure on a NFL team?

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      57%
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      43%

    Discuss (Total votes: 11,726)

  • Check-up time, SportsNation: What grade would you give your health right now?

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      26%
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      45%
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      21%
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      5%
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      3%

    Discuss (Total votes: 11,589)

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