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  1. #16
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    Re: I think the Sun has got it right....



    Quote Originally Posted by FellsPointRaven View Post
    So you're telling me you'd rather have a coach quit on the team and effectively tell them they're not good enough to win certain games? One of Billick's strengths is motivating players - if he made changes that intentionally weakened the team while they still have a shot, it would be saying "I don't believe in this current team" and would lead to the players losing any confidence in him and what he has to say in the future.

    Although obviously rusty, if he stays healthy then J.O. will improve game by game and, THIS SEASON, gives us a better chance to win than, say Terry at LT and Yanda at RT. As I said in my above post, if and when we crash and burn in SD and against the Pats, then make changes.
    Brian IMO, has lost this team......I think that this loyalty to hurt/injured/non-productive players is what is killing this team! If I'm BB, I tell every player that I'm making changes to put us in a position to win, regardless of whether their tenured vets to green rooks....If you're not performing up to par, then you're getting benched, its as simple as that!!!




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    Re: I think the Sun has got it right....

    Quote Originally Posted by 4G63 View Post
    I didn't reference him because I want him necessarily as the head coach (although he wouldn't be bad), but for his O-line coaching ability! Honestly, can you name a better O-line in the last 7yrs than the Patriots?
    You've got me signed up right there, I was actually talking about trying to steal the pats o-line coach with my brother just now.




  3. #18
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    Re: I think the Sun has got it right....

    Quote Originally Posted by ExiledRaven View Post
    You've got me signed up right there, I was actually talking about trying to steal the pats o-line coach with my brother just now.
    Sounds like a plan - but is this doable?

    1 - Wouldn't we have to get the Pats' approval to sign him, unless it were a promotion?

    2 - He's been up there for 24 years. Why should he move, unless it entailed a promotion and a serious raise?

    3 - Given the Pats' current personnel and cap status, why would he walk away from a situation where he has a reasonable chance of playing for "One for the nipple" in a decade or two?

    If these problems can be overcome, however, the idea sounds promising.

    BS




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