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Twitter: Aikman says no to being a GM

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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  2. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    He has the best gig in the NFL, he would be stupid to leave it.
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  3. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I'd leave it in a second to GM an NFL team.
  4. Turf Toe

    Turf Toe Active Member

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    Kind of a misleading title,no? He didn't flat out say "No", just that right now, the timing isn't right. He may change his mind next year.
  5. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    How misleading is it? He said, "No."

    And in Aikman-speak, "I make too much money right now to consider going into the Cowboys den of Hell." lol
  6. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Aikman will get his shot, and it won't be in Dallas. I think he'll probably make a good one, too. Let's hope it's not someplace like Philly.
  7. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    Aikman will never go to Dallas, because he won't have the authority to do his job.

    He said he would like to make the move a la John Elway, but not just yet. I think he will be a very good executive for somebody one day.
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  8. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    Right, because we all know Troy is really an Eagles fan. :rolleyes:
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  9. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I mentioned PHI because they reportedly made a play for Troy at the end of his playing career, and he reportedly considered it.
  10. daveferr33

    daveferr33 Well-Known Member

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    I am wondering if anything could break my heart more than seeing Troy go build another franchise into a winner while the jones boys continue to dither.
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  11. JackWagon

    JackWagon Well-Known Member

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    frankly if i had a good reputation like Aikman i wouldnt be caught near the cowboys.
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  12. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    Maybe I missed it, but did someone ask Aikman to be a GM?
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  13. Wheeltax

    Wheeltax Well-Known Member

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  14. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    I think he confirmed that. He said the reason he didn't was because he was in california enjoying time in the sun, and the forecast for Philadelphia's next home game was in the 30s.
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  15. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    Even Troy said in an interview he knows he has the wrong last name to work in a FO/GM job for Dallas.

    He is not a Jones. It will be the insane one Jerry till he dies & then the spawn of the insane one.
  16. wileedog

    wileedog Well-Known Member

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    Listening to Joe Buck for 3 hours a day every week? I don't know about "best..."
  17. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    NO. But Elway did it so all GOOD QB's from the 90's are now considered legit options. So don't look for Trent Dilfer to get any offers but Maybe McNabb.
  18. Illini88228

    Illini88228 Well-Known Member

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    What possible qualifications does Troy Aikman have to be a GM?
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  19. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    Couldn't help but think the same thing, although he couldn't be much worse than Jerry. I would hope he'd at least do better in the future than he did with his pick of TE David LeFleuer years ago when he was our QB..
  20. BringBackThatOleTimeBoys

    BringBackThatOleTimeBoys Benched

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    Agreed - he was just saying no in a polite way to his old boss.
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