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OnTheWarpath58
01-05-2009, 05:04 PM
Of the names that have been thrown around as potential 1st year Head Coaches for 2009, who do you think is the most likely to be successful - long term?

Why?

Poll to come...

ChiefsCountry
01-05-2009, 05:10 PM
I went with Schwartz even though I am warming up to Ferentz alot. Schwartz has seen the franchise through a complete rebuild and is one of the best brains in the game. Really smart dude who has learned from Bellichek and Fisher.

DeezNutz
01-05-2009, 05:10 PM
Went with Schwartz.

Can put together a solid D and has learned under the individual whom I consider the best coach in the league.

Rausch
01-05-2009, 05:15 PM
Rex Ryan...

OnTheWarpath58
01-05-2009, 05:17 PM
I went with Schwartz, but Ryan is a VERY close 2nd for me.

Mecca
01-05-2009, 05:20 PM
Todd Haley, when he was in Dallas he was despised by the players they thought he was a total dick.

DaneMcCloud
01-05-2009, 05:36 PM
I went with Harbaugh.

He was a successful NFL QB and both his father and brother are head coaches.

I think he's going to be a very good head coach.

DaneMcCloud
01-05-2009, 05:37 PM
FWIW, Ray Sherman sucks ass.

He's a WR coach at best and if it weren't for the Rooney Rule, he wouldn't get a look.

It'd be like interviewing Dick Curl.

OnTheWarpath58
01-05-2009, 05:38 PM
FWIW, Ray Sherman sucks ass.

He's a WR coach at best and if it weren't for the Rooney Rule, he wouldn't get a look.

It'd be like interviewing Dick Curl.

Yeah, that's why I laugh my ass off that the Rams are interviewing him...

chiefzilla1501
01-05-2009, 05:48 PM
Steve Spagnuolo. He has two pretty solid coaching trees.

I still don't understand the appeal of Rex Ryan. He's a defensive mastermind, but I don't think he's head coach material. I guarantee that his personality will really get under his players' and coaches' skin. Head coaching is less about the X's and O's and more about the ability to manage the entire team.

It's like at work. You have an expert analyst who is brilliant but has no people skills. He will never be a good manager because he has no idea how to lead.

Rex Ryan is not a secret. People have known about him for years. And yet he's never even sniffed a head coach interview. I think that's pretty strong proof that a lot of front offices are scared about this guy's personality.

Dylan
01-05-2009, 05:55 PM
Star Ledger: "Giants' Steve Spagnuolo doesn't blow Jets away in interview for head coaching job, Brian Schottenheimer emerges as front-runner"

Spagnuolo, in his second season as the Giants' defensive boss, is the hottest assistant coach at the moment among NFL teams searching for a head coach. But even though he did a solid job during his interview with the Jets, he wasn't as prepared as one would expect, according to one person.

The people requested anonymity because the Jets' search to replace the fired Eric Mangini is ongoing and they are not authorized to speak for the team or the candidates involved.

Sunday, two new names emerged: Cardinals assistant head coach/offensive line coach Russ Grimm and former Ravens coach Brian Billick. Also, the Jets are expected to reach out to Colts defensive coordinator Ron Meeks this week. Boston College head coach Jeff Jagodzinski, Vikings defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier and Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera are also on the Jets' radar.

Cowher's first public comments seem to confirm the belief that he simply didn't want to coach in the 2009 season and his decision to turn down the Jets had nothing to do with Johnson being out of the country this past week.

According to another person with knowledge of the team's search, the Jets had taken issue with a report that Cowher didn't want to interview with the team for that reason. Johnson is scheduled to return Monday and will sit in on all future interviews.


Click on the link to finish reading, "New York Jets Damage Control"

http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2009/01/giants_steve_spagnuolo_does_ok.html#comments

chiefzilla1501
01-05-2009, 05:57 PM
Star Ledger: "Giants' Steve Spagnuolo doesn't blow Jets away in interview for head coaching job, Brian Schottenheimer emerges as front-runner"








Click on the link to finish reading, "New York Jets Damage Control"

http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2009/01/giants_steve_spagnuolo_does_ok.html#comments


Yup. Hard to imagine why a coach who, you know, is 98% committed right now to creating a defensive gameplan for a playoff game would be prepared. It's outrageous for the Jets not to be more sensitive to the "distraction" he has right now.

OnTheWarpath58
01-05-2009, 05:57 PM
Steve Spagnuolo. He has two pretty solid coaching trees.

I still don't understand the appeal of Rex Ryan. He's a defensive mastermind, but I don't think he's head coach material. I guarantee that his personality will really get under his players' and coaches' skin. Head coaching is less about the X's and O's and more about the ability to manage the entire team.

It's like at work. You have an expert analyst who is brilliant but has no people skills. He will never be a good manager because he has no idea how to lead.

Rex Ryan is not a secret. People have known about him for years. And yet he's never even sniffed a head coach interview. I think that's pretty strong proof that a lot of front offices are scared about this guy's personality.

WTF are you talking about?

He was interviewed in Atlanta last year.

He turned down interviews back in 2005 to take the Ravens DC job.

And several teams THIS year have already request permission to speak to him regarding openings.

I'm not sure where you're getting this personality thing, but from everything I've read, (and I've followed the Ravens pretty close since 1999) players LOVE him, offense and defense.

chiefzilla1501
01-05-2009, 05:58 PM
WTF are you talking about?

He was interviewed in Atlanta last year.

He turned down interviews back in 2005 to take the Ravens DC job.

And several teams THIS year have already request permission to speak to him regarding openings.

I'm not sure where you're getting this personality thing, but from everything I've read, (and I've followed the Ravens pretty close since 1999) players LOVE him, offense and defense.

Good to know. I had just heard from some friends I have in the AFC North. If that's truly the case, then I'll admit I was wrong.

OnTheWarpath58
01-05-2009, 06:00 PM
Good to know. I had just heard from some friends I have in the AFC North. If that's truly the case, then I'll admit I was wrong.

Maybe you/they have confused the Ryan brothers?

Rob has never been a candidate for a HC position, AFAIK - and comes across as more of a screamer.

Go Mizzou & Chiefs
01-05-2009, 06:03 PM
Harbaugh

ChiefsCountry
01-05-2009, 06:15 PM
He was a successful NFL QB and both his father and brother are head coaches.


I saw his dad coach live in person during their 2002 championship run. It was like watching the Nebraska teams of the 90's play - 3 yards and cloud of dust option ball.

crazycoffey
01-05-2009, 07:31 PM
brian schott. He'll out live his father shadow, he's been bred to win.....



Actually, I'm picking Rex Ryan.

Johnny Vegas
01-05-2009, 07:36 PM
Fuckin' BS!

Dylan
01-05-2009, 10:34 PM
Yup. Hard to imagine why a coach who, you know, is 98% committed right now to creating a defensive gameplan for a playoff game would be prepared. It's outrageous for the Jets not to be more sensitive to the "distraction" he has right now.

Good grief, who wants to go to a place where the inmates run the asylum.

New York Jets Coaches Winning %

Weeb Ewbank 1963-1973, .481
Charley Winner 1974-1975, .391
Ken Shipp 1975, .200
Lou Holtz ^.1976, .214
Mike Holovak ^1976, .000
Walt Michael 1977-1989, .482
Bruce Coslet 1990-1993, .406
Pete Carroll (Players Coach), 1994 .378
Rich Kotite 1995-1996, .123
Bill Parcells 1997-1999, .604
Al Groh 2000, .563
Herm Edwards 2001-2005, .488
Eric Mangini 2006-2008, .479

OnTheWarpath58
01-05-2009, 10:37 PM
I'm shocked there's only one vote for McDaniels, as this seems to be the place that thinks anything "Patriots" is made of gold...

Mecca
01-05-2009, 10:43 PM
I'm shocked there's only one vote for McDaniels, as this seems to be the place that thinks anything "Patriots" is made of gold...

Considering the history of Belichicks assistants I think the opposite of his assistant coaches.

chiefzilla1501
01-05-2009, 10:46 PM
Good grief, who wants to go to a place where the inmates run the asylum.

New York Jets Coaches Winning %

Weeb Ewbank 1963-1973, .481
Charley Winner 1974-1975, .391
Ken Shipp 1975, .200
Lou Holtz ^.1976, .214
Mike Holovak ^1976, .000
Walt Michael 1977-1989, .482
Bruce Coslet 1990-1993, .406
Pete Carroll (Players Coach), 1994 .378
Rich Kotite 1995-1996, .123
Bill Parcells 1997-1999, .604
Al Groh 2000, .563
Herm Edwards 2001-2005, .488
Eric Mangini 2006-2008, .479

You won't have a hard time convincing me of that. Blaming Mangini for this season is completely unfair. It was the front office that put Favre onto the roster, not Mangini. I agree with you 100% on this.

Dylan
01-05-2009, 11:08 PM
Considering the history of Belichicks assistants I think the opposite of his assistant coaches.

The NFL Coaching Tree 2008 (Pt. 1)

Don't miss The NFL Coaching Tree 2008 (Pt. 2)

Three years ago, I wrote The NFL Coaching Tree, examining the roots of every head coach in the league. Since that piece was published, 18 of the NFL's 32 teams have changed head coaches, several of them more than once. In this column, I've updated the original article and taken the roots even deeper. When you read a coach's summary, you can now learn not only his immediate influences, but the less direct ones, as well.

The Bill Parcells Coaching Tree
Parcells, as the new Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Miami Dolphins — and more importantly, the man at the root of Bill Belichick's coaching tree, has had a lot of influence on the NFL's head coaches.

Tom Coughlin, NYG — The head coach of this year's Super Bowl champ traces his roots to Parcells and the New York Giants. Coughlin was an assistant for Parcells in the late 1980s and early 1990s, including the team that won Super Bowl XXV. Parcells' influence remains clear in how Coughlin runs his team. Coughlin got his start in NFL coaching from Marion Campbell in Philadelphia, later spending two years under Forrest Gregg before working for Parcells.

Sean Payton, NO — The 2006-07 Coach of the Year, Payton's most immediate influence is Parcells, for whom he worked in Dallas. Payton also has roots with Jim Fassel and a connection to the mighty Bill Walsh/Mike Holmgren Tree through Ray Rhodes and Jon Gruden in Philadelphia.

Tony Sparano, MIA — The new head coach of the Dolphins, hand-picked by Parcells, spent five years as an assistant in Dallas while Parcells was the head coach there. It is not apparent that anyone else has had significant influence on his coaching philosophy.

The three coaches already assigned to the Parcells Tree are impressive enough — Coughlin is the reigning Super Bowl champ and Payton was the 2006 Coach of the Year — but we've yet to reach the Tuna's most impressive pupil. So successful has this coach been that he has his own, fairly large, branch on the Parcells Tree.

THE BILL BELICHICK BRANCH

Bill Belichick, NE — Where to begin? Spygate notwithstanding, Belichick has established himself as a surefire Hall of Famer, and probably one of the five or six best coaches of all-time. Although his father was a football coach, Belichick's primary influence is Parcells, for whom he spent over a decade as defensive coordinator. Like Parcells, he was an assistant to Ray Perkins in the early 1980s.

Romeo Crennel, CLE — Which coaching staff was the greatest ever? I don't think there's a clear answer to that question, but one of the leading candidates is the New York Giants in the 1981 and '82 seasons. Those teams were coached by Perkins, with Parcells, Belichick, and Crennel all on board as assistants. Crennel spent most of his career as an assistant for Parcells before joining Belichick's staff as defensive coordinator from 2001-04.

Eric Mangini, NYJ — These days, no love is lost between Mangini and Belichick, but it's clear whose tree — and in this case, whose branch — he belongs on. Belichick gave Mangini his start in the NFL, brought him to Parcells' staff from 1997-99, and hired him in New England when Belichick became head coach there in 2000. Mangini also spent one year working for Ted Marchibroda.

It is noteworthy that all three coaches on Belichick's branch also worked directly with Parcells at some point.

Rising Star: Josh McDaniels — As a new feature this year, I'm also profiling some of the league's most prominent assistants. McDaniels, who coordinated last year's record-setting offense in New England, is a very hot head coaching prospect. His foremost mentor is Belichick, but he got his start in coaching from Nick Saban at Michigan State. Notably, Saban is also part of the Belichick Branch; he spent four years on Belichick's staff in Cleveland.

Fired or Retired — Former Browns HC Chris Palmer was an offensive assistant for Parcells in New England and Dallas. He also worked for Coughlin in Jacksonville and is currently Coughlin's quarterbacks coach in New York. Former Chargers HC Kevin Gilbride traces his roots to Tom Coughlin, and former Dolphins HC Nick Saban was once an assistant to Belichick.

The Tony Dungy Coaching Tree
Last season, Dungy's Tree was as hot as can be. The master was fresh off a Super Bowl victory, and his assistants were in high demand. That's only slightly less true in 2008.

Tony Dungy, IND — Dungy himself traces his coaching roots to Chuck Noll, Marty Schottenheimer, and Dennis Green — probably in that order. Dungy worked for Noll as both a player and a coach before joining Schottenheimer's staff in 1989. He was Green's defensive coordinator in Minnesota for four years before becoming head coach of the Buccaneers.

Rod Marinelli, DET — He spent 10 years in Tampa Bay working for either Dungy or Monte Kiffin, who has continued to run Dungy's defense in Tampa. Marinelli spent four of those years with Jon Gruden, and nine seasons as an assistant at the University of California, working under Joe Kapp and Bruce Snyder.

Lovie Smith, CHI — Dungy's most famous disciple, with the possible exception of Kiffin. After five seasons as Dungy's linebackers coach in Tampa, he spent three seasons as defensive coordinator for Mike Martz in St. Louis.

Mike Tomlin, PIT — Hired by Dungy in 2001, he spent another four years working under Gruden and Kiffin before one season as defensive coordinator in Minnesota.

Other Notables — Herman Edwards was Dungy's assistant head coach for five years.

Rising Star: Jim Caldwell — Dungy's successor-in-waiting is very much a product of Dungy himself, but he also spent seven years as an assistant to Joe Paterno at Penn State.

THE MONTE KIFFIN BRANCH

Lane Kiffin, OAK — This is actually kind of complicated: Tony Dungy to Monte Kiffin to Pete Carroll to Lane Kiffin. This isn't even an NFL-based tree, it's from USC, but it's the right answer. But Carroll himself owes his roots to the elder Kiffin (plus Bum Phillips, Jim Mora, Bruce Coslet, and George Seifert). The younger Kiffin also worked for Jeff Tedford at Cal.

Rising Star: Monte Kiffin — Okay, fine, I don't believe Monte Kiffin is really a "rising star" who is about to get a head coaching job. But he is without a doubt the most influential current NFL assistant never to be a head coach in the NFL. I believe Dungy is his primary influence, but Kiffin has also worked with Bud Grant, Tom Osborne, Lou Holtz, and of course, Jon Gruden. Kiffin's own tree includes connections to Edwards, Marinelli, Smith, Tomlin, Lane Kiffin, and USC head coach Pete Carroll.

(continued)

Dylan
01-05-2009, 11:11 PM
Smaller Trees
That's it. I'm out of the major trees. But you can trace 24 of the NFL's current head coaches to one of the major trees we've already examined: Bill Parcells, Tony Dungy, Mike Holmgren, Marty Schottenheimer, and Bill Cowher.

THE BUDDY RYAN COACHING TREE

Jeff Fisher, TEN — He played for Ryan (and Mike Ditka) in Chicago, and he was on Ryan's staff in Philadelphia. He also worked for George Seifert in San Francisco, and in college he was coached by John Robinson and Norv Turner.

Rising Star: Rex Ryan — I'll assume I don't need to explain why he would be part of his father's coaching tree, but Baltimore's defensive coordinator also has roots with Marvin Lewis and Brian Billick.

Rising Star: Jim Schwartz— Tennessee's defensive coordinator was interviewed for several head coaching vacancies this January. His main influence is Fisher, but he also coached for Ted Marchibroda in Baltimore and Bill Belichick in Cleveland.

Fired or Retired — Former Cardinals HC Dave McGinnis was a defensive assistant for the Bears in the 1980s and '90s, and is now Fisher's assistant head coach in Tennessee. Former Bills HC and new Jacksonville defensive coordinator Gregg Williams was also a Fisher assistant.

THE GEORGE SEIFERT COACHING TREE

Mike Shanahan, DEN — He's first and foremost a member of the Bill Walsh Coaching Tree, via three seasons with Seifert, but he also has strong ties with Dan Reeves, and some connection to both Barry Switzer, with whom he worked at Oklahoma, and Charley Pell, who coached the Florida Gators. Shanahan does not share Pell's and Switzer's reputations for NCAA rule-breaking.

Gary Kubiak, HOU — He spent 11 seasons as an assistant to Shanahan, and one year as Seifert's quarterbacks coach. Like Shanahan, Kubiak has connections to both Seifert and Dan Reeves, the latter having coached Kubiak during his playing career in Denver.

Other Notables — Jeff Fisher and Mike Holmgren were both assistants for Seifert in the early 1990s.

Other Coaches
John Fox, CAR — His first NFL coaching job was for Chuck Noll in Pittsburgh, so I'm putting him with Dungy on the Chuck Noll Coaching Tree. Fox also worked with Jim Fassel and Art Shell.

Scott Linehan, STL — I desperately tried not to do this, but there's no way around it. Linehan is part of the Dennis Green Coaching Tree, and he's on the Mike Tice Branch. Linehan is also connected to Dennis Erickson, Jim Lambright,and John L. Smith, via college playing and coaching ties.

Mike Nolan, SF — I hate to keep assigning coaches to their father's trees, but I don't see any way around planting a Dick Nolan Coaching Tree, so Mike can be on it. This guy has been everywhere, but most notably, he has roots with Dan Reeves and Norv Turner.

Wade Phillips, DAL — Where to put this guy? Phillips was an assistant to Buddy Ryan in Philadelphia. He spent three seasons as Marty Schottenheimer's defensive coordinator in San Diego. He worked for Marv Levy in Buffalo and was promoted to succeed him when Levy retired. Phillips was also a defensive coordinator for Dan Reeves in both Denver and Atlanta. Ultimately, I went in another direction, and I put Phillips on the tree of the man who gave him his first NFL coaching job: Bum Phillips. Wade worked for his dad in both Houston and New Orleans before moving to Denver as an assistant with Reeves.

Norv Turner, SD — The lone remaining head coach who runs the original "West Coast Offense" developed by Sid Gillman and Don Coryell, Turner is part of that esteemed coaching tree through John Robinson and Ernie Zampese. Turner was an assistant to Robinson for seven years at USC and another six with the Los Angeles Rams. More famously, Turner was Jimmy Johnson's offensive coordinator in Dallas from 1991-93.

Rising Star: Jason Garrett — The hotshot offensive coordinator in Dallas, if he becomes a head coach next year, will probably do so as part of the Jim Fassel Coaching Tree. He also has connections to Nick Saban and Barry Switzer.

Rising Star: Jim Mora, Jr. — Yes, he's part of the Jim Mora, Sr. Tree. Little Mora also has connections to Steve Mariucci (Holmgren Tree), Al Saunders, and Don Coryell. He is expected to take over for Mike Holmgren in Seattle, probably at the end of the 2008 season.

Summary
Every major coaching tree in list format. Secondary and indirect connections are italicized. Note that some coaches may appear on more than one list, and "rising stars" are not listed.

The Bill Parcells Coaching Tree — Bill Belichick, Tom Coughlin, Sean Payton, Tony Sparano, Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini, Dick Jauron

Gone, but not forgotten: Al Groh, Ray Handley, Chris Palmer, Nick Saban

The Tony Dungy Coaching Tree — Tony Dungy, Rod Marinelli, Lovie Smith, Mike Tomlin, Herman Edwards, Lane Kiffin

The Mike Holmgren Coaching Tree — Mike Holmgren, Jon Gruden, Dick Jauron, Andy Reid, Jim Zorn, Brad Childress, John Harbaugh, Mike McCarthy

Gone, but not forgotten: Steve Mariucci, Marty Mornhinweg, Ray Rhodes, Mike Sherman, Bill Callahan

The Marty Schottenheimer Coaching Tree — Herman Edwards, Mike McCarthy, Wade Phillips, everyone on the Bill Cowher and Tony Dungy Trees

Gone, but not forgotten: Cowher, Gunther Cunningham, Cam Cameron

The Bill Cowher Coaching Tree — Marvin Lewis, Ken Whisenhunt, Jack Del Río, Mike Smith, Mike McCarthy

Gone, but not forgotten: Dom Capers, Chan Gailey, Jim Haslett, Dick LeBeau, Mike Mularkey

Those are the big five. Smaller ones are listed below:

The Buddy Ryan Coaching Tree — Jeff Fisher

Gone, but not forgotten: Dave McGinnis, Gregg Williams

The George Seifert Coaching Tree — Mike Shanahan, Jeff Fisher, Mike Holmgren, Gary Kubiak

Gone, but not forgotten: Ray Rhodes

The Jim Fassel Coaching Tree — John Fox, Sean Payton

The Jimmy Johnson Coaching Tree — Jack Del Río, everyone on Norv Turner's tree

Gone, but not forgotten: Dave Campo, Butch Davis, Dave Wannstedt

The Ted Marchibroda Coaching Tree — Marvin Lewis, Ken Whisenhunt, Eric Mangini

The Jim Mora Coaching Tree — Jack Del Río

Gone, but not forgotten: Dom Capers, Jim Haslett, Jim Mora, Jr.

The Chuck Noll Coaching Tree — Tony Dungy, John Fox

The Dan Reeves Coaching Tree — Gary Kubiak, Mike Nolan, Wade Phillips, Mike Shanahan

The Norv Turner Coaching Tree — Mike Nolan

Gone, but not forgotten: Cam Cameron, Mike Martz

http://www.sports-central.org/sports/2008/02/22/the_nfl_coaching_tree_2008_pt_1.php

Mr. Flopnuts
01-05-2009, 11:25 PM
I went with Schottenheimer. He's a student of the game, and I'm not sure losing in the playoffs is genetic. Think about it, he grew up with the famous Marty speeches. He's got em down pat.

DaneMcCloud
01-06-2009, 12:13 AM
I saw his dad coach live in person during their 2002 championship run. It was like watching the Nebraska teams of the 90's play - 3 yards and cloud of dust option ball.

So you're sayin' you disagree with my pick?

:D

Dylan
01-06-2009, 02:12 AM
You won't have a hard time convincing me of that. Blaming Mangini for this season is completely unfair. It was the front office that put Favre onto the roster, not Mangini. I agree with you 100% on this.

My argument had to do with Jets owners past and present. Not the coaching staff. The Jets have a long history of being dysfunctional. Jet fans have been waiting 40 years to get back in the Super Bowl.

Woody Johnson has a way of pissing people off. However, he hasn't done anything to warrant the arrogance that he has.

Damage control is big business. The deliberate leak in the N.J. Star Ledger, may not accomplish the damage control this organization was seeking.

OnTheWarpath58
01-06-2009, 09:38 AM
Bump.

ChiefsCountry
01-06-2009, 12:04 PM
So you're sayin' you disagree with my pick?

:D

Nope bc unlike Mecca I loved watching option football if it was done right. Tommie Frazier was the man.

ct
01-06-2009, 12:06 PM
Write in: Bob Stoops - HC Oklahoma

Buehler445
01-06-2009, 10:25 PM
I went with Rex Ryan because...fuck I don't know. Logically, Spags has done more with less, but Ryan it seems to me, has been around a little longer and handled player transition more. I don't fucking know though.

OnTheWarpath58
01-07-2009, 10:58 AM
Wow.

Jim Harbaugh has more votes than Rex Ryan.

KChiefs1
02-05-2009, 10:47 PM
Todd Haley with zero votes.

OnTheWarpath58
02-05-2009, 10:52 PM
Todd Haley with zero votes.


Rep.

Mr. Flopnuts
02-05-2009, 11:27 PM
Get excited Chiefs fans.

OnTheWarpath58
02-05-2009, 11:28 PM
Get excited Chiefs fans.

Hey, this is who they all wanted.

Nevermind that they just decided this is who they wanted in the last 3 weeks...

Sure-Oz
02-05-2009, 11:29 PM
I love it, zero freaking votes

We have to give him a chance, and hope they know what they are doing, he wasn't my first choice either

beach tribe
02-05-2009, 11:30 PM
Damn. At least give the guy a chance before we tear him down. We'll have plenty of time to destroy him if he displays any game day Hermanisms.

OnTheWarpath58
02-05-2009, 11:31 PM
I love it, zero freaking votes

We have to give him a chance, and hope they know what they are doing, he wasn't my first choice either

That's been my point all along, and everyone said, "No, this guy would make a great hire."

Yet not ONE person thought that 3 weeks ago.

FFS, Jim fucking Dennison got more votes than Haley did.

People jumped on the bandwagon for no other reason than they finally came to the realization that there wasn't anyone left.

Mecca
02-05-2009, 11:32 PM
I didn't vote because it's a tough call...I have serious questions if Spagnuolo will be a good head coach to many great DC's just straight flame out as HC's.

And Jim Harbaugh signed a top 20 recruiting class to Stanford which is ridiculously good.

beach tribe
02-05-2009, 11:32 PM
I'm not at all concerned that the planet didn't vote for him. He wasn't my top choice either. I do think that if he doesn't get results very fast, there will be no time wasted in showing him the door.

Mr. Flopnuts
02-05-2009, 11:32 PM
Damn. At least give the guy a chance before we tear him down. We'll have plenty of time to destroy him if he displays any game day Hermanisms.

I'm not trying to tear him down, I'm just sayin.

As of 1 month ago, the people of Chiefsplanet have spoken.

Rick Dennison > Todd Haley

Mecca
02-05-2009, 11:33 PM
Well I don't know anyone who thought Mike Smith or John Harbaugh were going to be great coaches so shit happens.

I'm just grateful it wasn't McDaniels he was at the top of my I don't want list.

Sure-Oz
02-05-2009, 11:36 PM
That's been my point all along, and everyone said, "No, this guy would make a great hire."

Yet not ONE person thought that 3 weeks ago.

FFS, Jim ****ing Dennison got more votes than Haley did.

People jumped on the bandwagon for no other reason than they finally came to the realization that there wasn't anyone left.

I agree, i hadn't heard of Haley till late in the season if anything, mainly the playoffs. I guess its better than Gailey but we didn't have any options. I'm with you, i hope he proves to us he can coach with the big boys.

Sure-Oz
02-05-2009, 11:38 PM
I'm sure if dogshit was on the pole it would've had more votes than Dennison too

BigRock
02-05-2009, 11:54 PM
What a great poll. The two guys with the most support immediately ran out and hired Gunther and Dick Curl.

Douche Baggins
02-05-2009, 11:55 PM
What a great poll. The two guys with the most support immediately ran out and hired Gunther and Dick Curl.

Scott Pioli not only saved us from Herm, he saved us from ourselves!

KChiefs1
08-04-2012, 09:27 AM
A lot of us underrated Jim Harbaugh.

PGM
08-04-2012, 05:31 PM
No votes for Haley, heh.