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Old 10-28-2012, 06:44 PM   #76
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Re: Should Mike Shanahan be fired?

I think Mike has improved the personell on this team and except for the secondary put it in pretty good shape for the next HC and his new assistant coaches.
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Old 10-28-2012, 06:44 PM   #77
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Re: Should Mike Shanahan be fired?

Players get the blame. The coaching should prevent the players (even seasoned ones like Moss) from dropping them. This team never made the flight to Pitt.
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Old 10-28-2012, 06:45 PM   #78
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This is the other part of my problem. He's only been here 3 years and with a franchise that is/was in rebuilding mode. The last coach that coached here for over 3 years was NORV TURNER and they fired him in 2000. All other coaches have been here for 3 years or less.

To me that's a glaring consistency problem.

Except Zorn. He needed to go.
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Old 10-28-2012, 06:45 PM   #79
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5 years I think is good. I'm just not crazy about firing him after 3 years, especially with a franchise that was recently in shambles.

It still is. The talent has been addressed on the offensive side of the ball and it shows. There still is a vast number of holes to fill on the defensive side of the ball. Mike inherited a old team with little to no depth. Add a restrictive FA, Lockout, and capgate and it doesn't help matters one bit.

I'll stand steady on my thinking that Haslett was a bad hire to begin with. Why hire a man who doesn't want to run the scheme, nor has he ran it in a decade. Was he turned down that many times by DCs?


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They were a playoff team last year and lookin like one this year.
Miami won their division Sporanos first year and then fell flat on its face. Having a anomaly season isn't being better, it just means it was a fluke. Also, I don't quite call a 3-3 team a playoff team. Mind you, they were handed one of those wins by San Diego, AND they play in the horrible AFC West. Denver isn't better since firing Shanahan. Not by a long shot.
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I think Mike has improved the personell on this team and except for the secondary put it in pretty good shape for the next HC and his new assistant coaches.
You're evil, 53Fan. No wonder I like you so much.
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Old 10-28-2012, 06:48 PM   #81
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I think Mike has improved the personell on this team and except for the secondary put it in pretty good shape for the next HC and his new assistant coaches.
I think this is an optimistic way to view it. The team is significantly younger and has some talent. But we need to get an architect in here at some point.

Could an architect and Shanahan co-exist? Stranger things have happened.
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Re: Should Mike Shanahan be fired?

I dont know about Shanny, but Romeo Crennel might get fired at halftime
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who is responsible for bringing in all these wr's that can't catch? at some point, the braintrust has to held accountable for the lack of talent on this team.
So why weren't you complaining when the receivers were catching the passes up to this game? Again, I think it's typical Redskins fan knee-jerk reaction, but why should I expect anything different? When the players don't execute, it's the coaches fault, but when they do, it's completely the players' credit and none to the coaches. At least you guys are consistent, lol!
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Thank you...I'm not sure NC actually follows football.
So now a 3-3 team is better than when Shanahan was coaching in Denver?....lol That's simply hating just for the sake of hating. Yeah, we should have brought in Jeff Fischer, who's currently got the same record as Mike. (3-5)


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They actually beat the steelers with tim frikkin tebow at qb. The steelers who just made little girls out of us.
It was a fluke. 3 passes. 2 of those passes were over 50 yard YAC. Look at the game and the stats and come back and tell me exactly how amazing Tebow was. Which is why he got curb stomped by New England.....AND he got traded that following off-season. You really aren't helping your case here.
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This Denver team isn't even that great and that's with Manning
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Re: Should Mike Shanahan be fired?

Some of you farm animals apparently didn't watch the games against Atlanta, Minnesota, and the Giants. Acting like the whole team has been flat for a month.
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Some of you farm animals apparently didn't watch the games against Atlanta, Minnesota, and the Giants. Acting like the whole team has been flat for a month.
Should have won last week! Still sucks lol
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Some of you farm animals apparently didn't watch the games against Atlanta, Minnesota, and the Giants. Acting like the whole team has been flat for a month.
One week, one month, three years, it's all selective endpoints anyway.
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This Denver team isn't even that great and that's with Manning
You must not watch football. Denver has turned around its football team 10 fold since Mike was fired. I mean....they are 23-31 since Mike was fired!! SO MUCH BETTER!!!
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You must not watch football. Denver has turned around its football team 10 fold since Mike was fired. I mean....they are 23-31 since Mike was fired!! SO MUCH BETTER!!!
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