1. I am excited to announce the launch of ...
    NEWS and RUMORS is a powerful and versatile news and content search engine and reader that provides access to content from a large variety of sites.

    NEWS and RUMORS does not track individual users and uses a password-less login system so only an email address is required to login.

    Once logged in, you can add your favorite content feeds and searches to your Favorites list, bookmark content you want to read later, and find a lot of global, national and local content on a variety of topics.

    Dismiss Notice

How about an off-season trade for Mike Zimmer

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by DCCowboys11, Dec 4, 2019.

  1. DCCowboys11

    DCCowboys11 Well-Known Member

    220 Messages
    421 Likes Received
    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?
    Zimmy Lives likes this.
  2. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

    18,025 Messages
    20,713 Likes Received
    why not then just hire Ron Rivera and keep the draft picks.
  3. KingintheNorth

    KingintheNorth Chris in Arizona

    14,115 Messages
    17,798 Likes Received
    Don't want to give up valuable assets when there are talented coaches that can be obtained without giving up draft picks.
    Furboy and cowboyec like this.
  4. KingintheNorth

    KingintheNorth Chris in Arizona

    14,115 Messages
    17,798 Likes Received
    We want to get better, not stay the same.

    Hard pass.
  5. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

    9,164 Messages
    4,625 Likes Received
    I like the way you think! :thumbup:
  6. OmerV

    OmerV Well-Known Member

    18,808 Messages
    15,467 Likes Received
    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.
    jnday, ShortRound131, FTWayne and 3 others like this.
  7. exciter

    exciter Well-Known Member

    1,440 Messages
    1,054 Likes Received
    Or just hire an up and coming coordinator and use the picks on what is probably going to be a 2 year defensive rebound!
    Furboy likes this.
  8. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

    31,001 Messages
    44,719 Likes Received
    Zimmer is my ideal hire. But I don't see that happening.
    Chocolate Lab likes this.
  9. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

    8,923 Messages
    3,779 Likes Received
    @DCCowboys11 Let's not and say we did. What exactly were you thinking of trading? Zimmer is nothing more than another Jason Garrett.
    cowboyblue22 and Air Force One like this.
  10. Robbieac

    Robbieac Well-Known Member

    2,932 Messages
    1,461 Likes Received
    Zimmer massively sucked here as defensive coordinator.

    Hard pass...
    Achozen and RJ_MacReady like this.
  11. Playmaker247

    Playmaker247 Well-Known Member

    818 Messages
    1,491 Likes Received
    If we’re giving up picks it better be for Belichick or Peyton
  12. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

    23,988 Messages
    10,557 Likes Received
    Zimmer isn't a better coach than Rivera.
    cowboyblue22 and Air Force One like this.
  13. baltcowboy

    baltcowboy Well-Known Member

    2,661 Messages
    2,570 Likes Received
    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

    33,763 Messages
    13,046 Likes Received
    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.
    cowboyblue22 and Proof like this.
  15. pansophy

    pansophy Well-Known Member

    2,421 Messages
    2,460 Likes Received
    This is how we know our problem isn’t coaching. This board was ecstatic when Zimmer left as D-Coordinator.
    Idgit, Proof and CowboyManDan like this.
  16. KingintheNorth

    KingintheNorth Chris in Arizona

    14,115 Messages
    17,798 Likes Received
    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.
    Fastpitch Dad likes this.
  17. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

    23,988 Messages
    10,557 Likes Received
    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

    7,917 Messages
    4,702 Likes Received
    I guess you were not here when the fans ran him out of town the last time. GROZ!!

    Because the fans are always right.
    Echo9 likes this.
  19. KingintheNorth

    KingintheNorth Chris in Arizona

    14,115 Messages
    17,798 Likes Received
    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.
    jnday, Fastpitch Dad and BigTimeBlues like this.
  20. JohnnyHopkins

    JohnnyHopkins Joe Rod Zone Supporter

    10,627 Messages
    2,760 Likes Received
    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.
    Proof likes this.

Share This Page