Originally Posted by infantrycak
Picking the most recent two years is not cherry picking. 100% guaranteed every GM and owner in the league would view differently an HC who went to two playoffs and missed the next five rather than one who missed five and then went to the last two playoffs.
It isn't 8 better coaches. Only 4 coaches advanced further (which is one eighth of the league).
5 (Ravens, Pats, Falcons, 49ers, Giants) all advanced out of the divisional round over 2011-2012 seasons.
It's still not close to 8.