Originally Posted by BossChief
I feel bamboozled and should have seen the signs that were all there going back to Piolis first day on the job.
Props go to guys like Talking can, Dane,Hamas and Deez for identifying these things immediately and sticking with their guns.
Those are some of the best posters this site has to offer IMO....even though I disagree with some of them from time to time.
I loved the hire.
Then the Cassel trade happened. I started to get worried. Then the 2009 draft happened
I knew deep down as soon as that happened that we were screwed, but I foolishly kept buying more and more Pioli stock. I said multiple times in early 2009 that I felt sorry for the dumbass team who would wind up trading for Matt Cassel. I knew Jackson was shit. I listened to the endless empty sophistry and bullshit that came from his mouth. But I still believed in him as some football wizard.
It actually took the playoff loss to the Ravens for me to realize that Scott Pioli was a braindead moron who got to the top of the NFL by keeping his nose firmly attached to Bill Parcells' rectum. But by then it was too late.
Absolutely kudos should go to those posters who not only saw this shit stain for what he was at the beginning but also were able to admit to themselves that Pioli was a giant walking vomit stain of a mistake.