Super Bowl or Bust. How long does Mike get?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Diehardblues, Jan 6, 2020.

  1. ThemDangMartians

    ThemDangMartians Well-Known Member

    2,927 Messages
    7,043 Likes Received
    ...He has a 5 year contract...unless he completely stinks it up...he'll get his 5 years...of course I want a SB this season....but that's me!...
     
  2. Diehardblues

    Diehardblues Well-Known Member

    37,286 Messages
    21,861 Likes Received
    Could be but pending the results I wouldn’t etched that in stone.
     
    glimmerman likes this.
  3. PA Cowboy Fan

    PA Cowboy Fan Well-Known Member

    20,861 Messages
    41,738 Likes Received
    If he gets us in the NFCCG in the next 2 or 3 years I'll be ecstatic. lol
     
  4. CowboyRoy

    CowboyRoy Well-Known Member

    36,154 Messages
    23,871 Likes Received
    And you look foolish doing it. LOL
     
  5. Diehardblues

    Diehardblues Well-Known Member

    37,286 Messages
    21,861 Likes Received
    You’re certainly entitled to your opinion.

    You obviously have still not learned about me and my stance on issues. I have a history of taking on the controversial and unpopular subjects with great pride and relentless effort.
     
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2020
  6. glimmerman

    glimmerman Well-Known Member

    19,756 Messages
    20,395 Likes Received
    If JJ actually let’s MM coach then we will see improvement. I still think if he is given enough power to control the players there will be some upset faces by the players. The lifestyle they are accustomed to has now ended. There will be resistance at first. Remember the movie Christmas vacation when the old aunt and uncle showed up and Chevy chance was holding that package and said she wrapped her cat. The box was jumping all over while he was holding it. Lol.
     
  7. Diehardblues

    Diehardblues Well-Known Member

    37,286 Messages
    21,861 Likes Received
    It always comes down to results. If we’d of broken thru in one of those divisional rounds Jason would have been embraced by all as best HC of this era. That’s often the fine line between success and failure.
     
    glimmerman likes this.
  8. glimmerman

    glimmerman Well-Known Member

    19,756 Messages
    20,395 Likes Received
    Problem is that JG hit his ceiling as a HC. No matter what control he had over the team when you get to the playoffs most of the teams are of fairly equal talent and that’s where coaching comes into play. Situational stuff and in game adjustments. JG lacked there. I think clear control of the players helps with discipline. The team taking on the attitude and personality of the HC.
     
  9. Diehardblues

    Diehardblues Well-Known Member

    37,286 Messages
    21,861 Likes Received
    I’d agree in playoffs Elite coaching is more important but so is Elite talent. It still came down to a couple plays determining the results. And often the difference between success and failure.
     
    glimmerman likes this.
  10. CowboyRoy

    CowboyRoy Well-Known Member

    36,154 Messages
    23,871 Likes Received
    "I have a history of taking controversial and unpopular subject"

    Translation: You have a history of getting it all wrong

    "With Pride and relentless effort"

    Translation: You usually go down with the ship
     
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2020
  11. glimmerman

    glimmerman Well-Known Member

    19,756 Messages
    20,395 Likes Received
    For sure talent is indeed key but when players have to win despite the lack of coaching it makes it hard even for the elite players. I think things will change now. If we make the playoffs we have a coach that knows how to put these elite players where they need to be. Dak has the heart but needs that footwork to improve to get more accurate.
     
  12. Gorgon

    Gorgon Active Member

    106 Messages
    77 Likes Received
    A coach friend had a good point yesterday---a lifetime Bears fan. When Mike DItka came in as coach, he said,
    "Our goal is a Super Bowl."
    When Bill Walsh came into San Francisco, he said, "I want all of you to forget about a Super Bowl. Our goal is nothing less than a dynasty."
     
  13. Diehardblues

    Diehardblues Well-Known Member

    37,286 Messages
    21,861 Likes Received
    I appreciate your comments and keeping this thread on the front page.

    I’ve never claimed to get it right all of the time. You really should get around the forum more. You’d see how much I call out Jason. You just seem to center around the issues I defend him on.
     
  14. Diehardblues

    Diehardblues Well-Known Member

    37,286 Messages
    21,861 Likes Received
    I’d argued for much of this generation we’ve been a talent dependent franchise. And I’m not sure we still don’t have a HC who fits that mold.
     
  15. CowboyRoy

    CowboyRoy Well-Known Member

    36,154 Messages
    23,871 Likes Received
    No point now, your hero got booted for his failures.
     
  16. Diehardblues

    Diehardblues Well-Known Member

    37,286 Messages
    21,861 Likes Received
    Please read my newly posted thread. Perhaps this will help you understand.
     
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2020
  17. CowboyRoy

    CowboyRoy Well-Known Member

    36,154 Messages
    23,871 Likes Received
    If its another dumb thread then you can bet I will be there to correct you.
     
  18. Diehardblues

    Diehardblues Well-Known Member

    37,286 Messages
    21,861 Likes Received
    That’s certainly not how Id describe it.
     

Share This Page