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2019-20 NFL coaching carousel thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by HanSenSE, Dec 28, 2019.

  1. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    I remember when future HOFer Emmitt Thomas was the Bieniemy of black coaching candidates.
    Great former player and eminently qualified coach who couldn't get a whiff of a top job.
    The one stint he had was when Bobby Petrino suddenly quit late in the 2007 season.
  2. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Thats an unfair characterization. I’m against the patronization and beatification of some people for just doing the normal, right and or civil thing. Just as I don’t think there’s any supremacy based on skin pigment I don’t believe in different standards.
    If a George Seifert was black he’d be in the HOF, here’s zero question about that. If Jim Plunkett was black he’d be in the Hall.
    Different standards is racist, whether you use the standards to promote or denigrate.
  3. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    Bang on.
  4. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    No, it was a very good characterization. Every post is a variation of you being an ignorant, racist asshole. You bitch about stuff you know (and care) nothing about solely so you can shit on black people.
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  5. Tweener

    Tweener Well-Known Member

    Dungy never coached Tom Brady.
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  6. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    ISTR Sherm Lewis was in that role for a while, too, but everyone credited Holmgren with Favre’s development and he never got a shot.
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  7. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    Yes, for sure, he was another. Good call.
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  8. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    If Dungy coached the Patriots and Belichick coaches the Colts, would Brady have more than 1 ring?
  9. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    I’ve said for years that Edelman’s resting face looks like he was just concussed.
  10. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Small world/threadjack from the George Perles thread: Sherm Lewis was the assistant HC and probably the leading "alternative" candidate at Michigan State when Muddy Waters got whacked following the 1982 season, but the fix was in because internal factions on the board of trustees had set up Perles to be wheel-greased into the job after sabotaging Waters' program. Lewis was highly regarded and had been on the staff since the days of Duffy Daugherty, but Perles wanted him gone, so he moved on to bigger and better things in the NFL.
  11. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    The point was more that he was repeatedly overlooked for jobs, but when he got his shot - he won. Bill Walsh got so fed up with being passed over by the NFL as a Cincy assistant, he took the Stanford job and was coaching the 49ers a few years later. And there are those "can't miss" guys with the looks, the pedigree, the charisma - and they routinely fail. Sean Payton is about the only one I can think of who has won a ring.
  12. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Well ... most coaches fail. What's the average coaching tenure in the NFL, four years?
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