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Your opinion: What would Jimmy Johnson do if he were Head Coach?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by AMERICAS_FAN, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    Had Jimmy taken over after the Bears game there would be more players on the asthma field than the practice field.
  2. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

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    He would be hellbent on finding an O-Line and coordinator that would get the running game going. And he would release and fire coaches until he got what he wanted. He had David Shula as his O-Coordinator in part because Jimmy admired his dad so much and canned Shula after year 2 when he didn't get Emmitt the ball too much. Fired some O-Line coach in order to get Hudson Houck. We eventually got Norv, one of the best playcallers in the game and could beat teams with the run or the pass.

    I think given time he would find the right person. I question how much the game has gone by, but I think fundamentally Jimmy would create a sound football team. Sorta like Joe Gibbs did in his return to the Redskins. While Gibbs was a failure in Washington his 2nd time around, they were better than when he got them (and after he left them).









    YR
  3. Gameover

    Gameover Well-Known Member

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    gut the roster.
  4. Hostile

    Hostile Tacos are a good investment Zone Supporter

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    Way too many people will not get your point. Nicely done. I was going to say Jimmy would have pushed them to improve or break. Radical change is the howling point of the hysterical masses.

    1989...1-15
    LT...Tuinei
    LG...Newton
    C...Rafferty/Stepnoski
    LG...Ker
    RT...Gogan

    1990...7-9
    LT...Tuinei
    LG...Ker
    C...Stepnoski
    RG...Gesek
    RT...Newton

    1991...11-5
    LT...Tuinei
    LG...Gogan
    C...Stepnoski
    RG...Gesek
    RT...Newton

    1992...13-3, Super Bowl XXVII Champions
    LT...Tuinei
    LG...Newton
    C...Stepnoski
    RG...Gesek
    RT...Williams
  5. Gameover

    Gameover Well-Known Member

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    1991...11-5
  6. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    i guarantee you felix jones would not be on this team.
  7. Hostile

    Hostile Tacos are a good investment Zone Supporter

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    Thanks. Too late for me to edit it.
  8. Cowboys&LakersFan

    Cowboys&LakersFan Benched

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    Yeah a backup runningback who has a combined three carries is surely the issue with this team. :rolleyes:
  9. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    don't you miss your mod powers?
  10. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    never said it was. jimmy had no issue cutting bums to send a message. felix would have been dealt with quickly after showing up out of shape. he'd either have cutted him or traded him by now.
  11. arglebargle

    arglebargle Well-Known Member

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    Jimmy would discover that the salary cap and the new CBA wouldn't let him do those pysch-out tricks that he used so well in his glory days. No telling what his drafting would be like; the record in Miami was not so hot.
  12. Hostile

    Hostile Tacos are a good investment Zone Supporter

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    Yes, but not the drama.

    I liked being able to edit mistakes. I liked helping people. The rest is not enjoyable.
  13. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    The first thing he'd do is make the lunatic owner uncomfortable. Force him to back away and allow the coach to be the face of the team again.

    Really, there is nothing else more important than that.

    If we're pipe dreaming a return of Jimmy, it could only come with power. He wouldn't return without it. With that power means less Jerry. Less Jerry always equates to improvement for the Cowboys.
  14. Zman5

    Zman5 Well-Known Member

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    Just for kicks, who was the starting RB on the 1-15 team and who was the starting RB two years later.

    Funny how no other RB besides #22 ran half as good behind that great OL.
  15. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Well, for one.....we're talking about Emmitt Smith here. An all timer. A generational talent.

    Two, our depth at RB at that time was awful. Who are we talking about here? Derrick Lassic? Sherman Williams? Give me a break.

    That was an epic OL.
  16. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    The first two games of 93 were epic. Failures. Emmitt returned and look what happened. Small sample but interesting none the less.
  17. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Thank Charles Haley for punching that hole in the wall.
  18. popp1234

    popp1234 You will never outwork me, you talented bum! Zone Supporter

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    "We can't win with this kid"! Didn't they have to get Ronnie Lott to calm him down?
  19. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Not sure on that.
  20. Supercowboy1986

    Supercowboy1986 Well-Known Member

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    there is no way I think jimmy would come back to coaching, a GM position however... I think could be possible.. assuming that Jerry gives him full control as the GM.. and thats a BIG ASSUMPTION.

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