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Bill Parcells Out Tony Dungy In.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Jan 23, 2007.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    With Tuna departure maybe the era of the malcontent NFL head coach is over. Classy Tony Dungy seems like the polar opposite of Parcels.

    Look at the difference in their protege's as well. Lovey Smith , Herman Edwards - nice men - Charley Weis , Bill Belichick - pricks. Jury still out on Mangini.
  2. Twoback

    Twoback Active Member

    Seems a good time to offer up this: Bill Parcells was a very good football coach. But if he'd begun his career in Kansas City and won himself two Super Bowls there, no way he'd be passed off as the genius that he is pitched as today.
  3. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    He also wouldn't have been Jesus-like had Scott Norwood made that kick and he merely won one ring.
  4. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

  5. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    That, too.
  6. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    New York Giants B.P. (Before Parcells): One playoff appearance in 10 years.
    New York Giants U.P. (Under Parcells): 3-12-1 his first year, back-to-back playoff appearances in years 2 and 3, Super Bowl Trophy in year four and one more to follow.

    New England Patriots B.P.: 2-14 in 1992, under .500 for four straight years including a 1-15 campaign in 1990 (when he was going to the Super Bowl with the Giants).
    New England Patriots U.P.: 5-11 in his first year, 10-6 and in playoffs in second. Super Bowl appearance in 1996.

    New York Jets B.P.: Four wins in two years, including 1-15 in 1996 (when he was going to the SB with the Pats).
    New York Jets U.P.: 9-7 in first year, 12-4 in second season with appearance in AFC Championship.

    Dallas Cowboys B.P.: Three consecutive 5-11 seasons.
    Dallas Cowboys U.P.: 10-6 in first year with a playoff appearance, consecutive 9-7 seasons in 2005 and 2006 with one playoff appearance (no playoff wins). He had three seasons above .500 with Quincy Carter, Drew Bledsoe and Tony Romo at quarterback.

    Sorry, but the man is one helluva coach. He took every franchise he ever coached from total shit to the playoffs in two years or less.
  7. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    If he had only one ring, though, and lost his last two Super Bowl matchups, people would say '86 was a fluke.
  8. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    People would be fucking wrong about '86.
  9. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    You are what you are.
  10. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Excellent point. Add Parcells disciple Tom Coughlin to that list.
  11. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    good addition Hondo. Not a coach but the list would not be complete without including Francesa -- although he is not a coach - he is a class "a" a-hole like rest of group.
  12. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    Of course, when talking about Parcells proteges you failed to include Sean Payton, who only won COY honors in his first year with the Saints, taking them within one game of the Super Bowl.
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