2. Buffalo Bills
Buffalo's Week 10 loss to the Denver Broncos, which dropped them to 5-5, was marked with turnovers (and near turnovers) as well as mistakes by players on the field and strategically by coaches. The final salvo was a 12-men on the field penalty to allow for a closer game-winning field goal attempt. All of that was clearly (not) offensive coordinator Ken Dorsey's fault. But he was fired on Tuesday morning anyway.
The Bills have one of the toughest remaining schedules in the NFL, and it sure seems like their window to win a Super Bowl as currently constructed is closing fast-if it's not already closed. The reason defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier left his post after last season is at least mysterious and will never be known. Making Dorsey the scapegoat after the loss to the Broncos has put the heat on head coach Sean McDermott in a way it never has been before.
Of their remaining seven games (vs. Jets, at Eagles, at Chiefs, vs. Cowboys, at Chargers, vs. Patriots, at Dolphins), how many can be comfortably predicted as wins for Buffalo? Two? Maybe three? It will surely take 10 wins to make the playoffs in the AFC, and it's hard to get there.
A 7-10, 8-9 or even a 9-8 record would make firing McDermott a definite possibility. Johnson would be an easy candidate to replace him if the Bills make that move.