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Holmgren out in Cleveland

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Gaede, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    No surprise here.

    http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/65195/mike-holmgren-to-leave-cleveland

    I think Holmgren is terrible as a personnel guy.
  2. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    I'm guessing he will retire? Seems like he was about to when he took the GM job there.
  3. arglebargle

    arglebargle Well-Known Member

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  4. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Jerry is said to like him. Wonder if he minds punching a time clock.
  5. rynochop

    rynochop Well-Known Member

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    Ouch...you just hurt some feelings around here with that one.
  6. JackWagon

    JackWagon Well-Known Member

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    No way does holmgren play second fiddle to the Princeton grad.
  7. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    Browns' Holmgren out; sale approved

    pdated Oct 16, 2012 1:41 PM ET



    New Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam isn't wasting time rebuilding his moribund franchise.

    Shortly after his takeover was officially approved by NFL owners on Tuesday, Haslam will remove current team president Mike Holmgren and replace him with former Eagles CEO Joe Banner.

    Haslam confirmed in a Tuesday news conference that Holmgren will leave the Browns organization at the end of the season and will retire.

    "We are going to bring in Joe Banner," said Haslam, adding that Holmgren and Banner would work together on the transition. "Joe will be the CEO of the team, and that will be effective on Oct. 25.

    "He will be in charge of the daily operations of the organization. Football will report to Joe. We will be heavily involved."

    Haslam was asked whether he tried to talk Holmgren from an ourtright retirement from the Browns' organization.

    "Mike had exactly in his mind what he wants to do, what he wants to do with the rest of his life," said Haslam, who confirmed the talks to replace Holmgren had been ongoing for some time but ramped up Sunday night as the move was being finalized within the organization.

    Read the rest: http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/...en-out-after-season-team-sale-approved-101612
  8. CashMan

    CashMan Well-Known Member

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    I think drafting a 28yr old soon to be 29yr old in the 1st rd, was the final nail.
  9. SkinsHokieFan

    SkinsHokieFan Well-Known Member

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    Screwing up and not making the trade to get RG3 when he had all that ammo is where he really screwed up.

    Seriously, all he got out of that Julio Jones trade with Atlanta was Brandon Weeden? :lmao2:
  10. Rynie

    Rynie Benched

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  11. kristie

    kristie Well-Known Member

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    bring him to dallas!!!!:D:D
  12. cajuncocoa

    cajuncocoa Bleeding silver and blue Zone Supporter

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    Don't even get your hopes up, guys....we're stuck with Jerry and Jason.
  13. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Hopes up as in jerry doesn't trade half the roster and the next three years first round picks to get him.
  14. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    Holgrem has been a terrible GM wasting the #7 pick on Korin Robinson when everyone with a brain new he was a bust waiting to happen because of all the red flags.

    Then he has been terrible at Cleveland

    Now if you are talking about as a consultant to give advice to Jason great or as a Football Operations guy great but anything to do with picking players pass the guy sucked. You ***** about Jerry's picks while Holgrem has been bad or worse than Jerry
  15. DanteEXT

    DanteEXT Well-Known Member

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    So, I guess the Browns are going to be starting over. Again.
  16. Sarge

    Sarge Happy Holidays Staff Member

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    Hopes up? Homgren is so overrated it's not funny. No thanks.
  17. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Got to the Superbowl three times as a coach, won one of them, lost one of them, and got screwed out of one of them.

    I don't agree that he is over-rated.
  18. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    No one said he was overrated as a coach he is a great HC he is overrated when it comes to a GM postilion.
  19. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    I agree with you there --- terrible GM.
  20. KB1122

    KB1122 Well-Known Member

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    This. How did they not get Robert Griffin?

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