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Old 01-05-2010, 09:57 PM   #46
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Thats 7 million per year and a 35 million dollar deal.
Plus he still gets his 3.5 million from Denver for the next 2 years. 10.5 mill for two years. Nice paycheck.
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:14 PM   #47
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I remember Denver being able to take any running back and making them into 1,000 yard rushers. Every year I try to avoid getting excited about the offseason, but screw it, yipppieee!!
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:15 PM   #48
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Plus he still gets his 3.5 million from Denver for the next 2 years. 10.5 mill for two years. Nice paycheck.
why does he still get money from denver, i thought if we matched their 7 million they wouldn't owe anything
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:21 PM   #49
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Glad to see it done. Get right to the evaluation of players and putting the new scheme in place ASAP. I'm more excited about Kyle Shanahan as the OC and Mike Zimmer the DC. I think KS will need to emphasize the run a bit more than in Houston to be successful in late Nov. / Dec. in the NFC East, but that shouldn't be an issue, especially if Alex Gibbs is coming to run the OL. Zimmer will likely stay with the 4-3 (I'm not sure where the 3-4 rumors are coming from) and greatly improve our defense in terms of 3rd down % and turnovers.

It's the off-season, time for eternal optimism.
Yeah. That's got me pretty stoked too. I think we're going to see a real change....for the better.
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:31 PM   #50
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What kind of O does MS run and is it close to what we curently run?
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:35 PM   #51
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What kind of O does MS run and is it close to what we curently run?
I am pretty sure its a version of the WCO. Anyone please correct me if I am wrong but Shanahan is from the Walsh coaching tree, along with the likes of Andy Reid, Gruden, Holmgrin, Marriuci(sp), and others...

Sorry if I mis-spelled any of the coaches names...
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:38 PM   #52
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What kind of O does MS run and is it close to what we curently run?
Shanny's run game is also predicated on zone-blocking schemes... the tailback makes one cut and goes up-field. He's made ordinary backs look tremendous, but we've got to have those athletic guards that can move.
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:42 PM   #53
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I am surprised at the terms of the deal..any news as to whether it is really 7 mil a year, isn't that substantially less than the 10 mil range we were thinking it would be?
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:48 PM   #54
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To reiterate what has already been written, Shanahan runs the West Coast Offense. He will probably change the running scheme to a zone blocking one which will make us a true WCO. Shanny's version of the WCO emphasizes the running game.
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Can we get Bobby April for special teams please?

MS, can we please be consistently competitive?
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:58 PM   #56
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This is a wonderful day for me, I predicted this guy would be the head coach a year ago if that bastard Greg Novis didin't win the job! Welcome to DC SHANNY!
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Old 01-05-2010, 11:06 PM   #57
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--Is Bobby April a better special teams coach than Danny Smith?
--I thought Gruden was under the Mike Holmgren coaching tree?
--Zimmern reportedly ran the 3-4 in dallas under parcells so that's where those rumors are coming from.
--Whens the soonest we can cut players?
If your refering to the Skins possibly utilizing the 3-4 then the rumors surfaced because people learned that Adam Schefter mentioned that Shanahan and Slowick were visiting both the Steelers and the Patriots camp last Aug. because Shanahan was interested in the 3-4 and wanted to see how the better teams that use it make it work. Rumor sort of came from Schefter meaning Shanahan might use the 3-4 where ever he landed his next job.

It was also rumored that he told Buffalo he wanted to empliment the 3-4 when he was interviewed by them.
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I heard on the radio its a 5 year deal worth 35 million. Is that the going rate today for an NFL coach?
He was making 7/year in Denver.. Holmgren was making around 10 in Seattle
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Old 01-05-2010, 11:08 PM   #59
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I remember Denver being able to take any running back and making them into 1,000 yard rushers. Every year I try to avoid getting excited about the offseason, but screw it, yipppieee!!
This is what I like also. M.Shanahan was able to build good OL's that opened holes for the RB's to gain all those yrds. Plus we have K.Shanahan who has built one of the top passing yrdage teams in the league.

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Old 01-05-2010, 11:09 PM   #60
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I didn't expect his son to get the OC job I was hoping the potential rumor of clausen being joined by Charlie Weiss on the skins which would be good. Either way we not have a guy who has the respect to not back down from snyder.
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