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10 Current NFL Players Who Could Make Great Coaches

Philip Rivers is one of many players who can transition to a different role on the sidelines
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10 Current NFL Players Who Could Make Great Coaches

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers was recently named head coach of St. Michael Catholic High School in Fairhope, Alabama. Rivers, who signed a one-year deal with the Colts after 16 seasons with the Chargers, will not begin his new role until his NFL career is over.

 

Given his lengthy NFL career that's included eight Pro Bowls, one would imagine that Rivers has a great deal of wisdom to impart on younger players. Here are 10 other current players (in alphabetical order) who could make great coaches.

 

Alshon Jeffery, Dont'a Hightower, Calais Campbell, DeSean Jackson, Stephon Gilmore: Potential Landing Spots for 5 Key NFL Free Agents

Alshon Jeffery figures to be one of the most sought-after free agents on the market
Alshon Jeffery, Dont'a Hightower, Calais Campbell, DeSean Jackson, Stephon Gilmore: Potential Landing Spots for 5 Key NFL Free Agents

The NFL’s unofficial free agency period began on Tuesday afternoon. From now until 3:59 p.m. ET on Thursday all 32 teams can negotiate with free agents. But no contract can officially be signed until 4 p.m. ET on March 9, which is the start of the new league year.

 

Top 10 NFL Free Agents for 2017

If Kansas City doesn't lock him up, All-Pro safety Eric Berry will be one of the most sought-after free agents on the market
Top 10 NFL Free Agents for 2017

Prior to the start of the new league year in March, NFL teams make out their free agent wish list and check it twice. Some teams must make tough decisions on their own free agents, while others are looking to upgrade the talent on their roster.