Originally Posted by Risen Star
It was mostly Parcells' show while he was here. That's why the team immediately turned around.
This isn't difficult to figure out. Less Jerry means more success. That's all you really need to focus on when it comes to head coach hires. How much Jerry will we get with this guy?
Unfortunately you speak the truth here. The less Jerry, the better. The more power and control the head coach has, the better. So, we have got to figure out just how much power Garrett has.
The perception seems to be not much (regardless of the truth, whatever it may be). Even if Jerry had given Garrett alot of control and power, we could never know that because Jerry keeps doing interviews where he creates the perception at least (personally I think it's the reality but it doesn't really matter) that he is making all the changes.
Wait, you say, that's just the media, not reality. Mickey proved it.
Even if so, doesn't matter. Very few media people will side with Mickey. Not enough juicy tidbits there. So Jason will continue to be labeled as being cut down by Jerry and even those players who think otherwise, doubt will creep in that Garrett just might be a puppet and is playing on borrowed time. Hard to take him seriously, even if you want to.
I think Jerry has doomed Garrett, if he wasn't already doomed by just not being good enough anyway.