...Indianapolis and Chicago, for example, got to the Super Bowl with 16- and 15-man staffs (sans the head coach), respectively. At the opposite end of the spectrum, the 19-man staffs of Houston, Denver, Atlanta and St. Louis watched the playoffs, along with Minnesotaâ€™s 22-man colony.
Imagine that. Twenty-three men on the coaching staff, including the head coach, and the Vikings still won just six games in 2006. Talk about not getting your moneyâ€™s worth.
Of the 12 teams that made the playoffs this season, the New York Giants had the largest staff of assistants with 18, followed by the 17-man staffs in Baltimore and Seattle. The New Orleans Saintsâ€™ staff of 20 included...