Holmgren out in Cleveland

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

  1. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    The OP was referring to Holmgren as a "personnel guy" and so was I. He is awful at best.
  2. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    Holmgren as coach I would love to see

    As GM he might be one of the few like Matt Millen that make Jerruh look really good
  3. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg That gum you like.

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    He's proven to be a great coach. He's also proven to be a miserable personnel guy.
  4. MoClaiborne24

    MoClaiborne24 Member

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    105.3 the fan reporting that Holmgren and JJ have always liked each other and have mutual admiration. They think he could end up here because of that.

    Take it for what it's worth.

    Personally I don't see it happening.
  5. Manwiththeplan

    Manwiththeplan Well-Known Member

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    That's how I feel. I will forever blame Holmgren for not getting RG3 when he had every advantage, and if I was the owner I would undoubtably fire him.
  6. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    They were offered a deal they couldn't refuse. RGIII in Cleveland wouldn't be the same RGIII in Wash. Wash has a much better team around him than Cleveland does.
  7. rynochop

    rynochop Well-Known Member

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    No thanks, no more retreads.
  8. Manwiththeplan

    Manwiththeplan Well-Known Member

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    While I do agree, one thing about the NFL is, if you don't have a franchise QB, you are either treading water or sinking. RG3 was a chance for Cleveland to make a huge move in a positive direction and they didn't and will be treading water for the for seeable future unless another franchise QB falls in their lap.

    And CLE was pretty hesitant about giving up too much to get RG3, if they wanted him as much as washington, they easily coul've beaten their offer because no matter what the 4th pick > the 6th pick (not to mention they picked before washington in round 2 as well). The rest was just details to be worked out.
  9. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    He'd make an interesting consultant in Dallas. The kind of guy Jason could definitely learn things from. I could see something being worked out on an interim basis, and I'd be all for it.
  10. jgboys1

    jgboys1 Well-Known Member

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    I hope Holmgren doesn't mind punching a time clock.
  11. Verdict

    Verdict Well-Known Member

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    I'm underwhelmed by Holmgren, but maybe they could hire him to be "game time clock management quality control specialist". :)
  12. bysbox1

    bysbox1 Well-Known Member

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    As a personnel guy he is pretty bad. But he is a great coach. Plus from what I understand Holmgren and Jerry Jones are friends. Bring him in as a consultant to help bring along the coaching staff.

    You don't need his West Coast Offense expertise, just his knowledge of the game, what to do in certain situations, offense strategy and philosophies. Plus Holmgren coached Brett Favre, and whether we want to admit it or not, Romo's game is similar to Brett's.

    As long as Holmgren stays away from the draft room and personnel suggestions, I see no problems with him being a consultant here.
  13. bysbox1

    bysbox1 Well-Known Member

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    I don't think Holmgren would mind that at all.

    But I think a huge opportunity was missed when Dan Reeves would not come here because of that. Jason could have learned a lot from him.

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