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Old 12-17-2009, 09:57 PM   #541
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Re: BREAKING NEWS: Cerrato resigns (Bruce Allen hired as VP/GM) - merged

Has he ever drafted a quarterback, in the first round?
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Old 12-17-2009, 10:31 PM   #542
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We have no sixth. The price for Jason Taylor was a 2nd in 2009 and a 6th in 2010.

Skins trade for Dolphins' Taylor after Daniels goes down - NFL - ESPN
We don't have a 3rd rounder either
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Old 12-17-2009, 10:36 PM   #543
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Has he ever drafted a quarterback, in the first round?
No QB's. He has taken a WR (Clayton) and RB (Williams) in the first round, so he is not averse to taking offensive skill players. He has drafted a kicker, Janikowski, in the first round, although that may have been meddling by Undead Al Davis.

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Old 12-17-2009, 10:45 PM   #544
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Re: BREAKING NEWS: Cerrato resigns (Bruce Allen hired as VP/GM) - merged

Best assessment of Bruce!

It includes who he might hire as coach, Both good and bad Draft picks, FA signings and trades, players who should be worried about his arrival, and finally, a first stab at a potential Mock Draft.


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Old 12-17-2009, 11:00 PM   #545
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Best assessment of Bruce!

It includes who he might hire as coach, Both good and bad Draft picks, FA signings and trades, players who should be worried about his arrival, and finally, a first stab at a potential Mock Draft.


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awesome link, good points, thanks
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:13 PM   #546
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Re: BREAKING NEWS: Cerrato resigns (Bruce Allen hired as VP/GM) - merged

Fyi Allen was NOT GM in Oakland. al Davis made all major decisions and Allen handled contracts and other technical issues.
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:19 PM   #547
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Fyi Allen was NOT GM in Oakland
your right he was a football executive and he won executive of the year in 2002, as well as other a few divisional championships. whats your point?
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:20 PM   #548
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Best assessment of Bruce!

It includes who he might hire as coach, Both good and bad Draft picks, FA signings and trades, players who should be worried about his arrival, and finally, a first stab at a potential Mock Draft.


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Good link, good read. He called Larry Michael a "Snyderette!" LMAO.

A buddy of mine is a video editor over at Comcast, and he text me today that one of the guys over there had inside info that Shanahan is a "done deal." Whatever that's worth.

I'd probably rather have Gruden, but I won't be mad at a two time Super Bowl winner coming in to take over coaching (hopefully with his son) with a true GM shopping for the groceries.
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bha would you have been happy with anyone?
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:24 PM   #550
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I don't know, I thought someone said or it was mentioned on ESPN980 that after the Allen announcement that there would be another major announcement with in the week. It could not be talked about now cause of privacy contractual issues.

Could it be that Gruden will be named after the Mon. night game? So they don't have issues with Gruden's ESPN contract, announcing, and being the new HC?

Could it be Shanahan will be announced to have been picked up by the team in some capacity maybe president for now so no one gets to talk with him, then after the year named HC also? Zorn let go and Sherm Lewis finishing out the year as interim HC?
I think that someone else would get interim HC; that'd bring Lewis down to the field, probably Meidt too. Plus media duties, etc
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:28 PM   #551
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Jason Taylor was a NEED, we lost 2 DE's before the season started and at the time he was a double digit sack man. noone saw him coming here and laying an egg. Would you rather nothing was done at all??
The potential was exciting but we gave far too much to get him... 8m a year, a 2nd.. and a 6th.. for a potential 2 years. We were looking to replace Daniels who is a completely different type of DE than Taylor, so it was not an appropriate choice. I know I was hoping that it would work out and thought less about that at the time, but yeah.
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:29 PM   #552
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your right he was a football executive and he won executive of the year in 2002, as well as other a few divisional championships. whats your point?
Because people keep talking about his alleged draft record
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:37 PM   #553
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Because people keep talking about his alleged draft record
cerrato hasn't been a gm all these years, and snyder has never taken the tittle of gm either but they have both had in a hand in almost all the draft picks of the last decade have they not? just beacuse he doen't have the title of "draft guy" does not mean he doesn't have any in put or has learned from his experiences on other teams.
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:40 PM   #554
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is he the number one guy for the job maybe not, i honestly don't think there is any perfect guy for the job at this point we have very unusual conditions here in dc and whoever could have been up for the job would no doubt have their hands full, i'm just glad to see some one with some football background and some success in their football background here, and am looking forward to see what happens
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:44 PM   #555
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Because people keep talking about his alleged draft record
We'll never know with each pick how much was Allen and how much was Undead Al. We can still talk about picks made on his watch. They are part of his record even if Undead Al was a significant author of that record.
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