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Re: If A is true, then B must be true. And if B is true, then...

Posted: 1/22/2013 10:49 AM

Re: If A is true, then B must be true. And if B is true, then... 

"It tells me what kind of faith he has in Haslam, Banner, the team and himself."

-- That could be it. Or it could be that they offered so much money he couldn't say no. Or something else.

"We have a strong enough base of players and coaches that any good or bad will be seen in the not to distant future."

-- Once again, the record is what really counts. We'll see if the FO and the coaches can build a winning team.  What people have seen so far has delivered a mixed message, I would say. My message is mixed, at any rate.

But again, how mixed up I or anyone else is doesn't matter against the record that these various parts can put together.
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Posted: 1/22/2013 11:18 AM

Re: If A is true, then B must be true. And if B is true, then... 

Disagree on this for sure.  Nobody wanted Lomabardi but Banner.  They didn't have to make him a deal he couldn't refuse (money).  We got him cheap I bet or mid going price at best.
All he has been itching to do was get back in the NFL.  Wouldn't have taken much when it comes to money.  This is most likely his only shot back.  A few more years at ESPN/NFL network would only keep him there.

Players?  Nope again.  We have a good base BUT its critical to get it right on QB, Wr & DL.  If anything, we are close enough that any screw up will be exposed quickly.

My mother never breast-fed me. She told me she liked me as a friend - Rodney Dangerfield

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Posted: 1/22/2013 4:48 PM

Re: If A is true, then B must be true. And if B is true, then... 

"Disagree on this for sure."

-- All of your disagreements are, of course, foolish and might be criminally insane...

No. I was channeling other POVs.

What you say might be true. I don't know who knows, but I don't know.

I agree that we have some good players. Now it is up to our new coaches and our new personnel people to put things together and produce a winning team. That is what will be seen- but can now be irrelevantly debated if that's what you want to do.


BTW- But why would Haslam want to save a few bucks getting Lombardi unless he was a guy who was wanted in the first place? Seems dumb when you have Haslam-money. I would think they would want quality guys and be willing to spend a bit to get them. Therefore, they must see Lombardi as a good fit. Or did they have some other motivation? And does it matter over the record when all is said and done?
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