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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. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    This will instantly turn Felix Jones into Devin Hester. All we need is the new Flux Capacitor special teams playbook that the good special teams coaches use.

    Please, folks. The guy knows special teams. He was working with a bunch of draft misses.
  2. robjgrif

    robjgrif Active Member

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    Awesome news!
  3. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    We did a lot of questionable stuff while he was here that had nothing to do with what happened after the ball was snapped.

    I don't know if it was Garrett's decision or his on a lot of that stuff but somebody was screwing stuff up.
  4. dragon_mikal

    dragon_mikal Fire Garrett

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    Players low on talent equals poor play. The Bears will have a better special teams unit than the Cowboys in '13 more than likely.
  5. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    what does talent have to do with blocked punts and 12 men on the field?
  6. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Feh. He never impressed me. His directional kicking nonsense was maddening.

    I won't miss him. The only time I want to see him again is in the audience at a tennis match.
  7. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    Just need John Garrett and Wilson to go away to college ball now.
  8. john van brocklin

    john van brocklin Captain Comeback

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    Thanks for you did for us Coach D.

    Best to you in the future, unless your playing the Cowboys.
  9. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    someone had to say it
  10. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    Don't forget, it was Joe D that went running up to Garrett, screaming for a TO at the end of the Arizona game, which led to the infamous "iced his own kicker" incident. Sure, Garrett shouldn't have listened to him, but he had a hand in all that as well.
  11. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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  12. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    So, a special teams coach leaves one team and uproots his family to go to another team in the same role?

    A lateral move.


    I know that DeCamillis is friends with the current Bears GM but I still find the lateral move interesting to say the least.
  13. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    I do too. I sincerely doubt that the Bears are paying that much more than Jerry. They're notoriously cheap.

    People can gloss over this all they want.

    But I see one of the main coaches on this team jump ship for a lateral move a week after the DC was fired over the phone, and I see trouble.
  14. wileedog

    wileedog Well-Known Member

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    He was trying to leave last year too for a lateral move to Oakland but the team blocked him.

    Guy just wanted out.
  15. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    And it makes me wonder why?

  16. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Guys, think neck injury.

    That played a part in his desire to leave.
  17. Boys122

    Boys122 Well-Known Member

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    Wow, just saw this. Now who coaches ST's? Should we be worried?
  18. anava

    anava Well-Known Member

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    What would his neck injury have to do with his desire to leave?
  19. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Maybe he doesn't like how things played out since then. Does it matter why really? He's gone and we're looking for a new ST Coach. I have already postulated who I think it will be and I am anxious to see if I am right.
  20. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    Espn 103.3 mentioned Hoffman and bobby April today as potential candidates.

    They both seem so young......

    Ad of course Hoffman would be mentioned right? I guess once u have a job here u always do.

    So sad.

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