While it does not happen very often, it has happened before, the most recent coach is Dick Jauron who was fired after starting 3-9 this season.
Mike Nolan was fired when he was half way through the season at 2-5
actually the most recent is Brad Childress the Vikings head coach
Mike Singletary of the 49ers was the most recent, and it kind of does happen regularly.
good question and yes, in 1944 Cleveland Browns head coach Paul Rozbick was fired after heading into halftime down 45-3.
Rick Venturi was the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts during the 1991 season. He took over as the New Orleans Saints' interim coach during the 1996 season.
Coaches with winning records have been fired. One example would be in 2006 head Coach Marty Schottenheimer lead the Chargers to a 14-2 record, before losing in the playoffs to the Patriots. With ownership questioning his ability to win in the playoffs, he was let go after the 2006 Super Bowl.
The 2010 season was his 45th as a head coach. All have been with Penn State ... his first season as head coach of Penn State was 1966.
Billy Martin who was fired multiple times by the New York Yankees
Wade Phillips has been the Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys since the 2007 season.
Eddie Jordan has been the Washington coach since the 2003-04 season.
No, he retired following the 2010-11 season when the Lakers were swept in the first round of the playoffs. He had stated at the beginning of the season that it was his "last stand", meaning he would not pursue coaching following that season. It has been rumored that Jackson might come out of retirement to coach again, but he has remained retired to date.
As of November 22, 2007 Marvin Lewis is the Bengals head coach and has been since the 2003 season.
Sean Payton has been the Saints' head coach since the 2006 season.
He has been an assistant coach since 1989 with the Eagles; he became a head coach in 1994 of the Oilers. He held the head coaching job until the end of the 2010 season.
Wade PhillipsCorrection:Wade Phillips was fired as the Cowboys head coach on Nov. 8, 2010. Offensive coordinator Jason Garrett has been named their interim head coach.
Media and fan relations. It has also been said that he took too long to negotiate a contract with UK.
Brian Snitker is the third base coach for the Atlanta Braves. He has been the third base coach for 3 years counting the 2009 season.
Mike Smith has been the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons since the beginning of the 2008-2009 NFL Regular Season.
As of the 2008 season, Don Shula has been the head coach of each Dolphins team that has advanced to the Super Bowl.
The 2009 season will be Urban Meyer's 5th as head coach of the Gators. He took over in 2005.
In the 2011 season, that is Mario Cristobal who has been head football coach of the Golden Panthers since 2007.
Jeff Fisher of the Tennessee Titans is in his 16th season as head coach of the team. He took over as head coach of the Titans in the 11th game of the 1994 season and has been their coach ever since (through the 10th game of the 2009 season). His all time record through 10 games of the 2009 season is 132-108-0.2009 is the 15th season Bill Belichick has been a head coach. He spent 1991-1995 with the Cleveland Browns and 2000-2009 with the New England Patriots. His all time record through game 10 of the 2009 season is 145-89-0.2009 is the 14th season Tom Coughlin has been a head coach. He spent 1995-2002 with the Jacksonville Jaguars and 2004-2009 with the New York Giants. Through 10 games of the 2009 season, his all time record is 121-98-0.
Universal released season 3 in 2007, and nothing's been announced about season four yet. Check out tvshowsondvd.com for updates.
Bill Belichick has been the head coach of the New England Patriots since 2000. He is entering his tenth season as Head Coach and is under contract until 2013.
Ty Willingham is the current head coach of Washington. Previously, he was head coach at Notre Dame (the first and only black head coach) and Stanford. Notre Dame fired Willingham after subpar seasons and has been a discussion of debate to this day.
Through the 2008 season, Norv Turner has been a head coach for 11 seasons, 7 with the Redskins, 2 with the Raiders, and 2 with the Chargers.