Willis McGahee probably informed him that Harbs should be on the hotseat while they were practicing the 40-yard dash so that Boulder can beat Anquan Boldin.
4 straight years in the playoffs
3 years since back to back losses.
Lost Redding, Grubbs, JJ, to FA
Lost Webb, Suggs (never 100%), Lewis, Smith for large chunks
Reed, Ngata, Ellerbe, Yanda, McPhee and others have spent lots of time being gimpy
Current record with all that considered 9-4
Yea lets fire that guy
What is the OP smoking????? Seriously??? Even if he were 5-8 considering the number injuries to key players ...I would let that slide this year.
Honestly I think if you really really sit down and look at the losses this team has taken since last season....9-4 with this squad might be his best coaching job yet....but yea lets fire him.
We don't need two threads that are about whether or not to fire Harbs so they've been merged ....
Flacco 16/21 182 3 tds 1 int
rice 20 121
pierce 8 53
pretty obvious the offense was working but failed in critical situations because of the above scenarios where we werent put in position to succeed.
I'm just saying, the situation is kind of fucked from the start. The OL can't give him more than 3-4 seconds on avg to get the ball out and the receivers aren't getting open down the field, so he HAS to get the ball out quickly...and more often than not that is to Pitta or Rice.
This has been a big problem all year.
I like the way that Harbaugh runs the team. I am not a fan of his offensive philosophy. He and his brother want to run Big Ten offenses Circa 1980.
I would be thrilled to death with Harbaugh if he brought in an OC to implement a modern offense and left his fingerprints off of it.
Not sold on Pees. He does not seem to make good in game adjustments. Defense plays well and then other team makes adjustments and he does not seem to be able counter.
That being said if Harbaugh truly is a top 10 coach he will fire the OC, Oline coach and wr coach immediately after the season. If he brings Cam and Moeller back he is not a top 10 coach.
On defense, even when we were 100% healthy, you could drive a truck through the holes in the zones, nobody could tackle, and the entire defense played soft as sheep's wool.
On offense, when not running the no-huddle, they continue to look lethargic, they take far too long to get up to the line, the QB doesn't audible or change protections, Birk's snap routine is unchanged, they still average 4 OL penalties a game, miscommunications on stunts and zone blitzes are rampant (on at least 3 occasions yesterday a tackle doubled an interior rusher while allowing a free runner on the edge) the playcalling is pathetic, the receivers run bleed outs well short of the sticks and can't get open downfield anyway, blah blah blah...
It's the coaching, stupid! When was the last time you can honestly see this team had a glaring deficiency that was summarily addressed and solved? There are none! When Belichick lost Hernandez and later Gronkowski, he moved away from 2TE alignments and back to moving the offense through Wes Welker and the run game. When the Jets lost Darrelle Revis they asked Cromartie to step up and play the shadow corner role, and lo and behold they're 3rd in pass defense.
The Ravens will point to injuries and execution issues, but the reality is that I cannot remember a time in which they out-coached or out-schemed a problem. I'm not sure the John Harbaugh Ravens have ever won a game primarily due to coaching excellence. I don't put a ton of blame for that on Harbaugh because he is strictly a motivator and knows little to nothing about X's and O's and football gameplay, but for a coach like him he NEEDS to have genius coordinators and he does not, and he needs to bear the blame for choosing them.
BTW, with Cam gone, one of the major complaints about Harbaugh's deficiencies has been taken care of.
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