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Old 11-28-2005, 01:49 PM   #1
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Mariucci fired as Lions Head Coach

I bet everyone saw this coming.
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Old 11-28-2005, 01:54 PM   #2
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Re: Mariucci fired as Lions Head Coach

I hate when good coaches get the ax because of a lack of QB play.
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Old 11-28-2005, 02:03 PM   #3
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Re: Mariucci fired as Lions Head Coach

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I hate when good coaches get the ax because of a lack of QB play.

Not only that, but when you have GM that sucks too. They never thought about addressing their O-line issues either.

I feel bad for Joey Harrington. Poor guy can't even drop back without getting pressured time and time again.

I hope Mariucci finds a new team and succeeds.
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Old 11-28-2005, 03:31 PM   #4
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Marriucci fired as head coach as I type

along with offensive line coach and others with 5 games to go, wow

source: ESPN NEWS , Kenny Mayne
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Re: Marriucci fired as head coach as I type

Am I a few hours ago? Weird.
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Old 11-28-2005, 03:44 PM   #6
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http://www.thewarpath.net/showthread.php?t=9297 (Mariucci fired as Lions Head Coach)
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Old 11-28-2005, 03:44 PM   #7
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Re: Marriucci fired as head coach as I type

Never saw that coming, and he was fired on Thanksgiven day right after the game.
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Old 11-28-2005, 04:08 PM   #8
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Re: Marriucci fired as head coach as I type

Maybe we should bring him in as an offensive consultant. It's not his fault Detroit has sucked, its Matt Millen's.

Probably headed to a college team, or Green Bay.
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Re: Marriucci fired as head coach as I type

Could this mean an interview for Greg Williams in Detroit?
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Old 11-28-2005, 05:18 PM   #10
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bad move i think. mariucci is a good coach, dont know how they think they will improve by firing him. what they need is better quarterback play and for their team to grow up, because they have little experience
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Old 11-28-2005, 06:26 PM   #11
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Re: Mariucci fired as Lions Head Coach

Typical move for a franchise that hasn't won since Moses was a baby. This move is a year early, if anything. Coaches need three years, at least, to implement their system with players suited to execute it. This would be like Snyder firing Joe Gibbs at the end of this season. Sure, the Lions were doing worse, but were much worse off than the Redskins to begin with.

What if the Chargers fired Marty Schottenheimer after two seasons? Why is Matt Millen still the GM?

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Old 11-28-2005, 06:33 PM   #12
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Actually Scottenheimer was almost given the axe after the season that gave them the #1 pic good thing that they didn't gave in to the media pressure. In this case you're talking about a losing franchise that are desperate to give some spark and have a winning season as good as M. was he didn't took the best of his players I guess he will go to college after this.

No NFL team will hire him also Matt should get the axe he was the 1 that drafted 3 Wr in high pics in 3 consecutive years if they have problems is that they didn't address other needs.
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Old 11-28-2005, 06:35 PM   #13
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Re: Mariucci fired as Lions Head Coach

You know, while you watched the game it wasn't very difficult to figure out why he was fired. The announcers were commenting on how he was complaining about Mike Williams and how he didn't know how to practice. Well, then, as his coach, you teach him to practice. If he doesn't listen light his ass up and hold him out of games on Sunday.

Stop being such a p*ssy and jump his ass for not putting up. If guys aren't practicing hard, don't let em play. Take a stand. And, btw, make a decision at QB you dumbass. I don't feel sorry for Mariucci he brought it on himself.

First of all, why take the Detroit job. That team sucks and Millen sucks and Millen will do whatever he can to avoid blame.

Second and most important, did anyone else think that this guy didn't know what he was doing on Thanksgiving? First, he yanks Harrington when Harrington wasn't even playing that bad. Second, he yanks Kevin Jones who is better than anyone else they had. Finally, he didn't even look like he cared that they were getting crushed.

I believe that once a coach thinks it is acceptable to lose he needs to move on.
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Old 11-28-2005, 07:55 PM   #14
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Re: Mariucci fired as Lions Head Coach

millen is the one that needs to go. Coach didn't have an oline or even a decent qb. bad deal.
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I'm sorry to disagree with you again jdlea, but I like Mooch. They didn't give him a chance. It's actually sort of nice to see Marty doing well in San Diego. Remember how people were saying he's cooked, he's done, he's a loser. Then, after giving Brees an adequate opportunity to play and Marty starts winning he's named the comeback coach of the year.

Ahhhh, if only our organization had the patience that other clubs have. Instead, we have a constantly revolving door with coaches and players coming and going in the hopes of getting better talent because we always feel that what we have is inadequate. Paging doctor Freud.
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