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Posted on: December 27, 2012 6:04 pm

I want a nearly dead coach...

I don't care if he is 100 if he can coach.  Who was the OC the last time the Browns made the playoffs?
It comes down to health and the pressure from being the head coach...It adds a lot of yearsand toll to an average age coach, let alone one with a Golden Buckeye Card.

That is all I worry about, I don't want to have interim coaches, 2 or 3 years into his 5 year tenure...then start over in 5 years...How in the hell do you have stability operating under those conditions?

Do you think he will be interested in beating the Steelers?
I don't care who the coach is, he better damn well know that is 1-A at the top of his accomplishment list, 1-B being beating the Ravens...

How has he done as "interim" this year?
He has done a masterful job, which is why I said I could get on board...but no matter how much praise the national media is giving him for turning a 2 win team into a playoff team...this is the same foundation minus Manning that went to the playoffs 9 straight years...It should shock no one that they are returning after only one year away.

How old was Blanton Collier when the Browns won the NFL championship in 1964?
Not sure, but in 1964, did the coaches eat and sleep at the practice facility and work 19 hour days, 7 days a week?

That is what the successful coaches of THIS century do...

Dick Vermiel..
One of the first true, live to coach, men of the NFL...He had two breakdowns during his late years as a coach....because he got too old to handle the rigors of the job.
Personally, we don't have time to develop a head coach.  I want to win something before I DIE, not the coach.
Precisely my point...If he can't handle 3 years in a row of these long days needed, we will never rise to where we want to be...

Beside the average tenure of coaches is what 4 years, maybe 5? 
Bad coaches? yes, 4 or 5 are pushing it....

Good coaches? Belichick-13 years and counting, Jeff Fisher had 17 years with the Titans, Tom Coughlin -8 years and counting, Andy Reid has had 14 years, but that looks to be coming to an end....Bill Cowher put in a good 15 years, and he is 5 years younger than Arians after being retired for 6 years...

Name me the GOOD coaches that only coached for 4-5 years and won Super Bowls...{crickets}

Odds of a coach last ten years in today's NFL, not much, after all the NFL stands for "not for long"....
I just named you 5 in recent history and other's like in our own division; Harbaugh has 5 years in and is only 50, Lewis has 10 years in(only 54 years old) and after making the playoffs 2 years in a row, will probably make at least another 5, Even Cowher's replacement, Tomlin already has 6 years in the books and no end in near sight at age 40...

That is only in our division...

I would rather that he needs replaced after 5 years because of his lack of Super Bowls rather than his need for hospitalizaiton...
Posted on: March 3, 2009 7:46 pm
Edited on: March 10, 2009 9:39 am

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Posted on: November 12, 2008 9:40 pm

I think Romeo is in trouble...

There is an article on tonight and this 'quitter' thing won't go away.  Romeo came out and denied what was said and Jamal Lewis came out and stated his case again.

You can call it what you want, you can put lipstick on it, but it is still a pig. 

Posted on: November 4, 2008 2:13 pm

The Romeo clock is ticking...

According to NFL radio commentator Carl Banks (didn't he play for Romeo?) the Romeo Crennel clock is officially ticking.  Brady is now Romeo's 4th QB and how many QB's are coaches allotted before a change is made?

Romeo looks very uncomfortable on the sideline.  Or at least he did last week in the 4th quarter.  Was he having a gall bladder attack?  Indigestion? 

This is the right move to make but I don't understand the timing.  2 weeks ago in Washington I was wearing my #10 jersey, (it was a Kelly Holcomb jersey, but I removed the name) and a Browns fan came up to me at Fedex Field and said, "Two weeks".  I guess I looked at him with my normal puzzled look and he explained, "two more weeks before you boy goes in "referring to Quinn.  I guess he was right.

I campaigned for Romeo to be fired after the 2006 season because I feel either you have it or you don't.  Romeo is a good man an has shown a steady influence in tough times, but I just don't feel has has what it takes to take them to the next level.  Not the fire, not the skills and quite possible not the personality.  Only time will tell.. 

Posted on: November 3, 2008 5:29 pm

Quinn to start Thursday..

WKNR in Cleveland is reporting that Brady Quinn wil start Thursday nights game against Denver.  It's about time...
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