Originally Posted by Chiefspants
While I agree that the hate for Trent is ridiculous, I've just seen zero evidence that a super bowl winning retread possesses the full commitment to take a new team to the promise land.
This is how I feel too.
Hire a good GM. Hire a head coach under that GM that's not going to be so powerful that he wants supreme control over personnel decisions.
I think young guys have a hell of a lot more fire and there are a lot of real good ones who can run a quality team if you give them the chance.
For example, a Jay Gruden. Or Mike Miller of Arizona (has a very nice resume). Hell, a few guys on the 49ers staff -- love that team, because they are so technically proficient. Fangio or what about John Morton (kind of like this guy. Seems like a real fiery guy)?
I just don't want to get stuck on stale candidates that get discussed every year. Go for an up and comer.