8 of the worst coaching hires in NFL history

Miami Dolphins: Cam Cameron

Hired after Nick Saban's departure. Disastrous 1-15 record in the 2007 season.

Cleveland Browns: Hue Jackson 

Took over in 2016. Ended with a 3-36-1 record.

New York Giants: Ray Handley

Succeeded Bill Parcells. Coached for two seasons with a 14-18 record.

New York Jets: Rick Kotite

Hired after Pete Carroll. Compiled a 4-28 record in two seasons.

New York Jets: Adam Gase 

Controversially hired. 9-23 record over two seasons.

New Orleans Saints: Mike Ditka

Super Bowl-winning coach with the Bears. 15-33 record in three seasons with the Saints.

Atlanta Falcons: Bobby Petrino

College coach turned NFL, went 3-10. Resigned midseason and returned to college.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Leeman Bennett 

Succeeded John McKay. Two seasons, 4-28 record.