How about an off-season trade for Mike Zimmer

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by DCCowboys11, Dec 4, 2019 at 11:05 AM.

  1. DCCowboys11

    DCCowboys11 Well-Known Member

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    I would love to see this happen. A hard nosed defensive coach that has a history in Dallas. Is a link to the last Super Bowl team we had in the 90s. He also learned a lot during his time under Bill Parcells. From what I understand, he’s very close to the Stephen, Jerry, and the Jones family and still goes hunting with them on some of Jerry’s property. Would be a no-brainer if Minnesota was stupid enough to let him go. 1 year left on his deal. Thoughts?
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  2. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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    why not then just hire Ron Rivera and keep the draft picks.
  3. KingintheNorth

    KingintheNorth Chris in Arizona

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    Don't want to give up valuable assets when there are talented coaches that can be obtained without giving up draft picks.
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  4. KingintheNorth

    KingintheNorth Chris in Arizona

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    We want to get better, not stay the same.

    Hard pass.
  5. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    I like the way you think! :thumbup:
  6. OmerV

    OmerV Well-Known Member

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    Zimmer's head coaching history looks very much like the up and down roller coaster we have seen with Garrett. I wouldn't give up draft picks for that.
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  7. exciter

    exciter Well-Known Member

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    Or just hire an up and coming coordinator and use the picks on what is probably going to be a 2 year defensive rebound!
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  8. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    Zimmer is my ideal hire. But I don't see that happening.
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  9. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

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    @DCCowboys11 Let's not and say we did. What exactly were you thinking of trading? Zimmer is nothing more than another Jason Garrett.
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  10. Robbieac

    Robbieac Well-Known Member

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    Zimmer massively sucked here as defensive coordinator.

    Hard pass...
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  11. Playmaker247

    Playmaker247 Well-Known Member

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    If we’re giving up picks it better be for Belichick or Peyton
  12. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Zimmer isn't a better coach than Rivera.
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  13. baltcowboy

    baltcowboy Well-Known Member

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    He got out coached on Monday night. The Vikings have just as much talent as we do. They will be the wildcard team and at best (when they beat us) will lose in the second round.
  14. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    Trade for Mike Zimmer? Lol What has he won? This is his sixth season with the Vikings and has only led them to the playoffs twice. His playoff record is 1-2.
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  15. pansophy

    pansophy Well-Known Member

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    This is how we know our problem isn’t coaching. This board was ecstatic when Zimmer left as D-Coordinator.
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  16. KingintheNorth

    KingintheNorth Chris in Arizona

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    I really don't want either but if I had to choose, give me Zimmer all day.

    Zero interest in Rivera as a HC. Good dude. Good DC. Mediocre HC. We need a culture changer, not the status quo.
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  17. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    What about Zimmer is any different than what you just listed for Rivera? You could swap those two and both franchises would be exactly the same today.
  18. ElGatoGrande

    ElGatoGrande EGG

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    I guess you were not here when the fans ran him out of town the last time. GROZ!!

    Because the fans are always right.
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  19. KingintheNorth

    KingintheNorth Chris in Arizona

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    You are asking me to choose between two 5's at the bar at last call.

    I'd rather hit on the 9 at the beginning of the night.
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  20. JohnnyHopkins

    JohnnyHopkins Joe Rod Zone Supporter

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    I'm not advocating Rivera, but I'll gladly take his four seasons making the playoffs and making the Superbowl over Garrett making it three times and never getting past the Divisional round.
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