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Bears to hire Decamillis as Asst Head Coach/ST Coordinator

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    Dan Pompei ‏@danpompei
    BREAKING: Joe DeCamillis will be Bears assistant head coach, special teams coordinator, sources say.

    DeCamillis had interviewed for head coaching job.

    Todd Archer ‏@toddarcher
    Not saying it won't happen but I'm told the deal of Joe DeCamillis to Chicago as asst. HC and ST coach is not yet done.

    It's not clear yet whether Cowboys have given DeCamillis permission to go. Blocked him from Oakland last year.
  2. BEMYDADJERRY

    BEMYDADJERRY Member

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  3. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Quite the all star coaching staff the bears are putting together. Can you imagine this board if we hired a head coach out of the CFL?
  4. egn22

    egn22 Active Member

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    yes!!!! i've been waiting for this.
  5. Doomsay

    Doomsay Well-Known Member

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  6. Supercowboy1986

    Supercowboy1986 Well-Known Member

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    I'll drive him to the airport! Hell, I'll even help him move!
  7. dragon_mikal

    dragon_mikal Darth Jones strikes again! Zone Supporter

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    They'll have a top 5 special teams unit next year.

    Why?

    Talented players on special teams including one of the greatest return men of all time.

    Funny how that works.
  8. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    We blocked him last year -- I think though you have to let him go at this point. I wonder what the feeling on Boniol is - if he is ready to take over or not
  9. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    Wooooohoooooo!

    Just like a Garrett-led team. A necessary is change is made only when something out of his control forces his hand.
  10. BEMYDADJERRY

    BEMYDADJERRY Member

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    now i will say being from MONTREAL ...TRESTMAN is a pretty solid coach....geez i would love to have him here considering the alternative.....
  11. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    I agree. I think it was a good hire by the Bears
  12. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    Enjoy Chicago...:D
  13. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    Oh thank The Lord. But who will we bring in?
  14. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    Nobody is happier than Jerry.
  15. Rogerthat12

    Rogerthat12 DWAREZ

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    Party Time :bow::p:
  16. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Yeah! We might lose a good coach!
  17. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    Elaborate? Good coach? Not happy about this?

    Come on man. ;)
  18. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Brotherhood of the Beard Staff Member

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    People want Joe D gone...willing to drive him or fly him somewhere else and so on.

    And I think his teams have went down hill the last couple of years.

    But even during his worst year with the Cowboys...it was still better units than what we had with the coach before him.

    So just a warning...as bad as the ST unit has been and the ST Coach has been (if you think it has been really bad)...it could actually get worse with another coach being brought in...we could go back to what we had before him.

    Reminds me of an old saying in the Army. Your current duty station is the worst and the one you are getting ready to go to is the best.
    It is just another grass is always greener on the other side of the hill/fence saying and many times we find out that the grass is not better and in many cases it can be worse.

    Just something to keep in mind.
  19. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Actually the team can control this. They can block him from leaving as he is under contract. I suspect they knew he'd draw interest and just let it play out -- far better for a guy's career than getting fired.
  20. mldardy

    mldardy Well-Known Member

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    Warning for you: It could actually get better as well.

    And yes it has been really bad. The blocked punts, the missed assignments, the unnecessary squib kicks, the horrible return game until Harris emerged, etc. Harris and Bailey saved Joe D from looking worse.

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