Front office and coaching staff key to success

The hard work of the front office and coaching staffs is showing in several organizations.

Originally Published: October 7, 2004
By Joe Theismann | ESPN Insider
It's only a few weeks into the season, but it's becoming very obvious how important the front office and coaching staff are to the success of a team. There are a lot of teams in the NFL and not enough NFL-caliber talent to go around. It's imperative for a team to put together a game plan that will help it get more talent and put that talent to good use, especially in today's era of free agency. Here's a look at a few teams that are playing good football right now and what they've done to improve themselves recently.

Joe Theismann

Football analyst
Former college and pro football star Joe Theismann has served as an analyst for ESPN's Sunday Night Football since 1988. He also is frequently heard on ESPN Radio, regularly contributes to ESPN.com and has contributed to the NFL Draft.