If the 'Boys fail to reach playoffs next season, I think Lovie Smith will be next HC

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  1. Yuma Cactus

    Yuma Cactus Active Member

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    IMO if the 'Boys fail to reach the playoffs next season then Lovie Smith will be the next HC. The Bears made a huge mistake and Lovie will sit out this year probably doing some TV and look for another Head job next year. It is the Schottenheimer conundrum, has very good teams year in, year out but the GM/Owner believes the coach is the problem and whacks him. None of the teams that whacked him (Marty) got any farther than he did and usually sunk back to the basement of their respective divisions.
  2. cannonball44

    cannonball44 Stephen Peterman's Campaign Manager

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    it would be the best ive felt about the coaching situation since Parcells was hired.
  3. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    Could be, I would not be against that hire.
  4. iceberg

    iceberg it's business, this emotional game Zone Supporter

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    suddenly tatoo make sense.
  5. garrett316

    garrett316 With the Lights Out, It's Less Dangerous

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    I think that is much more likely than Gruden.
  6. pancakeman

    pancakeman Well-Known Member

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    Have the Cowboys ever had an African-American coach at a level higher than position coach?
  7. CowboysFaninDC

    CowboysFaninDC Well-Known Member

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    why didn't anybody hire lovie smith? there were certainly many openings in the NFL. yet he didn't get a whiff, even to satisfy the rooney rule!!!

    here we go again, with people throwing around the big names they have heard, cowher, smith, gruden, blah blah blah
  8. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    The DC under Wade who got fired. Brian Stewart?
  9. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    Defensive coordinator under Wade.
  10. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    I want red to succeed just because I want our cowboys to succeed. But I would love to have mr. Smith in the fold as our head coach. Look what he did with a bears team who had jay quitler and Rex gross man as their qb's
  11. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    I don't think that Jerry will fire Garrett as long as the players continue to play hard, regardless of the Win-Loss record.

    IMO, Jerry just does not have a high regard for Head Coaches. He thinks their primary function is to keep the players motivated and to deal with the media. I guess that Garrett could get in trouble if he really screws up some game-management situations.
  12. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    For whatever reason, it seemed like teams were looking for offensive coaches. Not sure if any defensive coaches HC positions.
  13. Wood

    Wood Well-Known Member

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    your right. He basically wants them to stay out of his way. Parcells was the exception but Big Bill was just to far away from his peak years. Lovie would be interesting because I think he would let Jerry do his thing.
  14. DBOY3141

    DBOY3141 Well-Known Member

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    He interviewed for the Philly and San Diego jobs.
  15. HoosierCowboy

    HoosierCowboy Put Pearson in the HOF

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    what did Smith do with some very good Chicago teams?
  16. DBOY3141

    DBOY3141 Well-Known Member

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    Got to a Super Bowl and 2 NFC Championship games.
  17. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I haven't read where there is any connection with Lovie and Jerry that would make me think he was more of a frontrunner than some of the other coaches that have been mentioned. It may be, but I haven't seen anything. I think Lovie got a raw deal, but it would depend on what coaches are available. Who knows what Jerry is looking for when he interviews? I think it depends on his mood that day.
  18. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    The Cowboys already have Kiffin and Marinelli to run the defense. Lovie is a good coach but he has always had problems bringing in a competent offense. That move wouldn't make sense for the Cowboys.
  19. pancakeman

    pancakeman Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, that occurred to me too.
  20. Double Trouble

    Double Trouble Well-Known Member

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    Smith will get another HC job, but I wouldn't want him unless paired with a strong GM, which he won't have in Dallas.

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