5 coaches not named Kyle Shanahan who would have won a Super Bowl with 49ers already

It is getting really hard to defend Kyle Shanahan for continually coming up short in the big game.

Kyle Shanahan, San Francisco 49ers
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4. Doug Pederson has already won a Super Bowl with a backup QB

Although he is only entering his third season as the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Doug Pederson already has a Super Bowl victory under his belt. He beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 with Nick Foles at quarterback. The architect of the Philly Special did not last in the City of Brotherly Love too much longer after that, but this man is one helluva head coach.

A lot of Andy Reid disciples are dinged because they did not call plays while they were on his Chiefs or Philadelphia Eagles staffs. Well, I think that is a moot point for Pederson now, especially after the Eagles' Super Bowl win and what we have seen Jacksonville become under him. He took over a terrible situation with the Jaguars and has them more than respectable only two years into the job.

What I have grown to appreciate the most out of Pederson as a head coach is the moment is never too big for him. He may not always have the most talented team, but the former NFL backup quarterback coaches with the poise of the legends he used to go to work with. In crunch time, I would take Pederson 10 times out of 10 over Shanahan, who continually shrinks when the pressure mounts.

The 49ers would have beaten the Chiefs at least once with Pederson in charge instead of Shanahan.