Which Washington Commanders find themselves firmly on the hot seat entering their Week 11 game against the New York Giants?
The Washington Commanders are just three losses away from another record below .500 under head coach Ron Rivera. However, this Sunday's game against the New York Giants represents a good chance for the organization to put another victory in the column.
The Giants are starting undrafted free agent Tommy DeVito at quarterback once again. The young signal-caller looks out of his depth currently, so the underperforming Commanders' defense should be relishing the prospect of putting together a dominant display for arguably the first time this season.
Anything less than a convincing win wouldn't be a good look. However, taking divisional opposition lightly would be foolish considering the Commanders have yet to attain one triumph versus NFC East rivals in 2023 up to now.
With that being said, here are four Commanders on the hot seat entering Week 11 at FedEx Field.
Jack Del Rio - Commanders DC
Nothing seems to be getting better on defense for the Washington Commanders. While some experienced players in the locker room need to be held accountable, the bland schematic concepts deployed by coordinator Jack Del Rio haven't exactly helped either.
There is seemingly no chance Del Rio will be retained beyond the current campaign whether Ron Rivera sticks around or not. The head coach has refused to make staffing changes, so he'll ride with what he has in the hope of some miracle turnaround before fates are decided.
As we've stated ad nauseam this season, the game has passed by coaches who are stuck in their ways like Del Rio. If he cannot contain Tommy DeVito and the New York Giants offense this weekend, that represents the final nail in his proverbial Commanders coffin.