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Question for those predicting Horton

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by TheFinisher, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. gimmesix

    gimmesix Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life

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    Because it passes him over for head coach for someone else. Most coaches don't end up being too happy in that situation.
  2. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    No you're right, it does happen, but from our side of it you don't fire your DC without having your eyes set on an available replacement... And as of now Horton is not available.

    Just makes me think he's not the guy we have in mind.
  3. weaver21

    weaver21 Member

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    Garrett did want him instead of Ryan back in 2011 so I definitely think he'll keep an eye out for him. It's unlikely considering it seems like they are going to switch to the 4-3 this season based on Garrett's comments.
  4. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I thought if the HC was fired the coordinators and staff could opt out.
    Not true?
  5. hornitosmonster

    hornitosmonster Well-Known Member

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    exactly. Horton is not the guy. However, nothing Jerry does surprises me anymore because he has gone full senile.
  6. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    Yea I remember, and I'm not saying I'd be against it. Horton is a great DC.

    But like I said, the timing of everything makes me feel we have someone else in mind.
  7. hornitosmonster

    hornitosmonster Well-Known Member

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    Don't think so. From what I hear in Arizona he is still under contract. And we cannot offer him the "Assistant" HC as a promotion. Lateral moves are not an option unless he is fired/released.
  8. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    No, he's still under contract and would need permission from the Cardinals to accept a lateral move to another club.
  9. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    Boringgggggggg. I would rather have Lovie.
  10. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    Hortkn is a 3-4 guy. Don't think it's him.
  11. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    I'm guessing Lovie and his 4-3 defense is more likely. Big Sandy guy. He's been linked to the Cowboys ever since he took the Bears to the Superbowl.

    If you're going to stick with the 3-4, might as well kept Ryan.
  12. junk

    junk I've got moxie

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    Horton would be an interesting hire.

    Kirby Smart is a name that would interest me.

    Dan Quinn maybe.
  13. hornitosmonster

    hornitosmonster Well-Known Member

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    Makes more sense than going after a guy under contract.
  14. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    If the new HC wants to bring his own guy or wants a 4-3.
  15. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    Lovie will get a head coaching job. Phili and Cleveland are both going to interview him and Arizona will also.
  16. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    I have no doubt Lovie will get a lot of interviews, because he would satisfy the Rooney Rule and has the resume to not look like a blatant Rooney Rule token interview. But Lovie will be seen as a retread, and a boring vanilla retread at that. Anyone who isn't an offensive guy is always on the outside looking in for a Head Coaching job. Franchises want offense to draw fans to the stadiums, and Lovie's offenses were putrid every season in Chicago. Philly and Browns have talked to no one but offensive minded head coaches up to this point. That's what they want.
  17. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    I hope its not Kiffen and his tampa 2. It will take awhile to get this defense built for Kiffen type of defense
  18. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    Then why are they interviewing Lovie then?
  19. junk

    junk I've got moxie

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    Definitely be interesting to see if they move to a new scheme.

    4-3:

    Hatcher/Crawford - Lissemore - Rat - Ware

    ? - Lee - Carter

    I think the 4-3 is a better fit for Wilbur, maybe as a SOLB.

    Still need to invest in DL though. That strong side end and DT rotation won't do it IMO.
  20. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    I am just going to say this. I will not gripe if it is Ray Horton because he can flat out coach. But I am fairly sure it is Lovie Smith.

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