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Posted: 1/25/2013 3:28 PM

trying to follow along here 



HeadHole wrote: 


Having said all that, it would be wise not to reinvent the wheel if you don't have to. Stay with guys who fit your ideas and change only what needs to be changed. 


I'm just curious what the new staff has done or said that makes you think this is not the case.  They've been pretty up front about wanting to watch tape and evaluate skills and existing talent as it fits or doesn't fit into the system they want to implement.  Presuming they will just dump someone of value because he wasn't "their guy" appears to be a gigantic stretch - not to mention giving no credit to the coaches proven ability to evaluate talent and adapt winning strategies.

I'd say Cam Newton here, as a case in point, but that's just me.
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Posted: 1/25/2013 3:53 PM

Re: trying to follow along here 


"I'm just curious what the new staff has done or said that makes you think this is not the case.  They've been pretty up front about wanting to watch tape and evaluate skills and existing talent as it fits or doesn't fit into the system they want to implement."

-- I'm sorry that what I've said has been confusing. Not the first time that's happened.

I think I said- or I certainly meant to say- that what Chud et al. have said so far indicates to me the hope that- while no position is set in stone prior to in-house evaluations- they will see which guys are "of value" to them and how best to utilize their abilities. 

In other words, I imagine they will see that it would be in their best interests if they go forward while avoiding reinventing the wheel. To do otherwise- especially in a flexible and competitive environment like the NFL- would be foolish. Although, if the adage "a new broom sweeps clean" is true, we might indeed see some questionable changes.

My writings were just the sideline ramblings of a not very bright fan. Trying to follow them might not have too much payback.
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Posted: 1/25/2013 4:49 PM

Hey! Suzi posted! 



Wow!!
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Posted: 1/25/2013 7:26 PM

Screw you, Reents. 


Just for that, I'm hanging around.  Posting stuff.  With links.  Challenging opinions and crazy ass statements.  Prodding peeps to elevate their game.

In other words, making a general nuisance of myself. 

I've got you in my sights.
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Posted: 1/25/2013 7:29 PM

Re: Screw you, Reents. 



suzi_q wrote: Just for that, I'm hanging around.  Posting stuff.  With links.  Challenging opinions and crazy ass statements.  Prodding peeps to elevate their game.

In other words, making a general nuisance of myself. 

I've got you in my sights.
Serving number 143. Serving number 143.
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