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Even in defeat, Fewell rouses Bills fans

Perry Fewell hasn't won a game, and already he's more popular than Dick Jauron.

Fewell, the Buffalo Bills' interim head coach, lost his first game as Jauron's placement but as of Tuesday night was pulling down a 65 percent in SportsNation's weekly NFL head coach approval ratings.

Jauron topped out at 62 percent after nearly beating the New England Patriots on opening night and thumping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 2. Jauron's rating plummeted to four percent in Week 4 and 5. He was at six percent when the Bills fired him.

Miami Dolphins coach Tony Sparano led all AFC East coaches at 88 percent for guiding his team to .500 for the first time despite myriad injuries. Sparano ranked fourth in the league behind Sean Payton, Ken Whisenhunt and Jim Caldwell.

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was at 76 percent, which ranked 11th in the league.

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan's fluctuating score was at 40 percent, which was 23rd. Ryan was over 80 percent for the first month of the season, topping out at 92 percent in Week 3.