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Old 12-19-2009, 11:01 PM   #196
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Really? Wow. I'm surprised. I suppose he's off to Cleveland.
Yeah, that's what I am thinking too. Unless BA has been amazed by Zorn, and made nice to Holmgren I jest
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Old 12-19-2009, 11:45 PM   #197
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He would have been team president with final say over personnel, so Cleveland must be giving him more money. I've thought Cleveland for a while, long before the job was even open, but once Seattle came into the picture that did seem to be the ideal fit for him. I still think Holmgren was a bit hurt that he actually had to interview with the Seahawks.
Ironic, they take the job away from him when he's head coach only to offer it a few years later.
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He would have been team president with final say over personnel, so Cleveland must be giving him more money. I've thought Cleveland for a while, long before the job was even open, but once Seattle came into the picture that did seem to be the ideal fit for him. I still think Holmgren was a bit hurt that he actually had to interview with the Seahawks.
i thought he didn't want to be on the west coast anymore anyways, plus imo the browns have more upside than the hawks as far a player personel
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Old 12-20-2009, 12:21 AM   #199
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I would love for this to be a farce and the Redskins hire Holmgren as their HC.
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He would have been team president with final say over personnel, so Cleveland must be giving him more money. I've thought Cleveland for a while, long before the job was even open, but once Seattle came into the picture that did seem to be the ideal fit for him. I still think Holmgren was a bit hurt that he actually had to interview with the Seahawks.
Seattle only offered "Team President with final say on personnel? Instead of offering more money maybe Cleveland offered the GM spot? It was reported Holmgren was looking for a front office job possibly a GM position.
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I would love for this to be a farce and the Redskins hire Holmgren as their HC.
Pass.. Why hire a guy who just retired last year and has indicated that he's not interested in coaching but would prefer a FO position?

It looks like it's gonna be Shanny, especially after the Cowboys win tonight so you don't have to like it but you're gonna learn to love it cause it's the best thing going.. WHOOOOOOOOOOOO!
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Pass.. Why hire a guy who just retired last year and has indicated that he's not interested in coaching but would prefer a FO position?

It looks like it's gonna be Shanny, especially after the Cowboys win tonight so you don't have to like it but you're gonna learn to love it cause it's the best thing going.. WHOOOOOOOOOOOO!
nice way to work a Flair reference into a football thread. i like
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Old 12-20-2009, 08:37 AM   #203
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I wasn't aware of this, but it's been pretty obvious the Redskins don't want to spend a month looking for a new head coach again

Redskins Insider - Sources say Gray interviewed for Redskins' head-coaching job
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I wasn't aware of this, but it's been pretty obvious the Redskins don't want to spend a month looking for a new head coach again

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i think they have their plans in place they just wanted to go about it the right way. (jg for dc?)
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Old 12-20-2009, 11:44 AM   #205
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ESPN reporting JZ is definately not coming back as Head Coach. I believe he will follow Holmgren where ever he goes, Zorn that is.

Now as far as Mike Shanahan goes, I am going to say it is a lock. He will be our next head football coach.
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I am stoked about the move as a whole. I am a little taken back that all of the info about who are next coach is and Zorn a dead man walking got into the media. The one thing I have to find comfort in is this is going to be a completly revamped football team by the end of January. I like that we will all be able to rest a little easier knowing our team is in the hands of competent people going forward.

Brude Allen and Shanny in control. Putting in their pieces of who will run the offense, defense, and all the postion coaches. Then the staff can move forward and develop a plan as to how they will move forward with the team in player evaluations, scouting, and a RESTRUCTRING of our current roster.

I do not know how they will do in the coming years, but I can be optomistic and hopeful for our future as a winning franchise. Bruce is a winner as a GM and we will have a coach with winning history. If Kyle comes in we could have an heir apparent as well bringing continuity to our franchise.

The players in these few remaining games need to play hard, because they all get a chance to audition for the 2010 Washington Redskins. We have some pieces in place, we have FA, and we have the draft. They can rebuild some of this team quickly say 2 years to have a good deep team, and with the players we have in place we can win right away.
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Old 12-20-2009, 01:41 PM   #207
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What I think is happening: The negotiation is on with Shanny! I think that Jerry Gray is positioning himself for D coordinator and Snyder is trying to pursuade Shanny into making that happen. These recent rumors of shanny to Dallas are his agents attempt to get more money or possibly shanny's push back to Snyder's wanting his defensive staff to stay in tact.
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I don't know if this is really true, but according to Jay Glazer, he said that John Lynch was at the owners meetings and Jim Zorn was at the table with Dan Snyder and Snyder had Lynch come over and say to him "So tell me everything about Mike Shanahan, do you think he'd be a good head coach for him?" This was with Zorn sitting right next to him at the table.
Wow, if this is true, then it is the height of the dickery that Dan Snyder has come to represent. You are disrespecting the guy so much already but to do that is just unbelievably uncool
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Old 12-20-2009, 02:22 PM   #209
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Hey guys...question.
If Shanny wants his son in the same role with the Skins...isn't that a problem contracturally?

I thought you could only go after another teams coordinator if you gave them a promotion?
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Hey guys...question.
If Shanny wants his son in the same role with the Skins...isn't that a problem contracturally?

I thought you could only go after another teams coordinator if you gave them a promotion?
They'll just give him a fancy title, assistant HC/OC
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