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Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by Maelstrom88 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:52 pm

Breaking

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I heard rumors he wants to call his own plays awhile back.
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by RandyMoss84 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:59 pm

It is a good thing he is leaving since he will be able to call his own plays but what is the point of having a defensive coordinator if Zimmer is going to call plays?
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by Raz » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:02 pm

Surprises me
Really don't know what he had for responsibility
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:05 pm

RandyMoss84 wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:59 pm
It is a good thing he is leaving since he will be able to call his own plays but what is the point of having a defensive coordinator if Zimmer is going to call plays?
Yeah was just going to post this. I’m guessing Edwards is going to Cleveland with Stefanski.

But to address your question, a lot of teams do this. I dont know how much say Edwards really had on defense here anyways. I’m sure if he was calling something Zim didn’t want it was quickly overturned so I don’t blame Edwards for leaving. Makes me wonder if Zim will do it or if he’ll promote someone to do it. I feel like this is just going to suck Zim back into just paying attention to the D.

I feel like at this rate, we should just have no head coach and have kubiak call the O and Zim call the D lol.
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by HardcoreVikesFan » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:07 pm

I literally just got done examining the staff shake-up in another thread and this happens :lol:

I feel Edwards not really got a chance to do anything here. I remember his defensive game in 2016 against Dallas was actually very good. We lost that game because of Thelien's fumble more than the defense letting us down.

Maybe Andre Patterson gets promoted? Or no true defensive coordinator?
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:20 pm

HardcoreVikesFan wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:07 pm
I literally just got done examining the staff shake-up in another thread and this happens :lol:

I feel Edwards not really got a chance to do anything here. I remember his defensive game in 2016 against Dallas was actually very good. We lost that game because of Thelien's fumble more than the defense letting us down.

Maybe Andre Patterson gets promoted? Or no true defensive coordinator?
Oooo I didn’t think about Patterson. Although I don’t know if I can see him as a coordinator. But if that did happen, I imagine he’s gone in a year and gets hired as a HC
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by Mothman » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:25 pm

Pondering Her Percy wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:20 pm
HardcoreVikesFan wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:07 pm
I literally just got done examining the staff shake-up in another thread and this happens :lol:

I feel Edwards not really got a chance to do anything here. I remember his defensive game in 2016 against Dallas was actually very good. We lost that game because of Thelien's fumble more than the defense letting us down.

Maybe Andre Patterson gets promoted? Or no true defensive coordinator?
Oooo I didn’t think about Patterson. Although I don’t know if I can see him as a coordinator. But if that did happen, I imagine he’s gone in a year and gets hired as a HC
They'll probably all be gone in a year. This Vikings ship is sinking.
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by RandyMoss84 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:39 pm

Mothman wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:25 pm
Pondering Her Percy wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:20 pm


Oooo I didn’t think about Patterson. Although I don’t know if I can see him as a coordinator. But if that did happen, I imagine he’s gone in a year and gets hired as a HC
They'll probably all be gone in a year. This Vikings ship is sinking.
Fine with me since that would hopefully mean Zimmer and Speilman getting fired
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:41 pm

Mothman wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:25 pm
Pondering Her Percy wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:20 pm


Oooo I didn’t think about Patterson. Although I don’t know if I can see him as a coordinator. But if that did happen, I imagine he’s gone in a year and gets hired as a HC
They'll probably all be gone in a year. This Vikings ship is sinking.
Eh I wouldn’t go that far. A lot can happen in an offseason.
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by Mothman » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:13 am

Pondering Her Percy wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:41 pm
Mothman wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:25 pm


They'll probably all be gone in a year. This Vikings ship is sinking.
Eh I wouldn’t go that far. A lot can happen in an offseason.
True and it looks as if a lot will. It's already begun!
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by kidfozzy. » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:57 am

Boy, I’ve never been this pessimistic about the next Vikings season since Brad Childress was the coach.

Best of luck to Edwards and the freedom of defensive plays he gets to call with his future NFL team.
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by CharVike » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:15 am

Pondering Her Percy wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:05 pm
RandyMoss84 wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:59 pm
It is a good thing he is leaving since he will be able to call his own plays but what is the point of having a defensive coordinator if Zimmer is going to call plays?
Yeah was just going to post this. I’m guessing Edwards is going to Cleveland with Stefanski.

But to address your question, a lot of teams do this. I dont know how much say Edwards really had on defense here anyways. I’m sure if he was calling something Zim didn’t want it was quickly overturned so I don’t blame Edwards for leaving. Makes me wonder if Zim will do it or if he’ll promote someone to do it. I feel like this is just going to suck Zim back into just paying attention to the D.

I feel like at this rate, we should just have no head coach and have kubiak call the O and Zim call the D lol.
It's almost as if Zim hasn't really moved up to head coach anyway. How many HC do you see making the calls? He might be to involved with the day to day operations. He wants a running team. I'm not saying that's a bad thing and he brings in a guy like Flip first. That's a key position to fill and he hires the complete opposite of what he wants. Maybe he was too busy playing around with schemes for the defense. But losing this guy is no big deal. Creating a mid level D is nothing to be excited about. Can you imagine being a Brown fan and watching your new head coach perform against the 49ers and not being able to create anything. I don't see how this will be a great hire. But I've been wrong before. That's the guy they wanted. Maybe he will be better at the big picture. That's a possibility also.
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by halfgiz » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:36 am

Packers new head coach took them to the NFC title game and Rodgers didn't have a good year.
And he out coached Zimmer twice this year.
Be interesting to see who the new DC & OC will be. We will see if they can right this burning ship.
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by CharVike » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:45 am

CharVike wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:15 am
Pondering Her Percy wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:05 pm


Yeah was just going to post this. I’m guessing Edwards is going to Cleveland with Stefanski.

But to address your question, a lot of teams do this. I dont know how much say Edwards really had on defense here anyways. I’m sure if he was calling something Zim didn’t want it was quickly overturned so I don’t blame Edwards for leaving. Makes me wonder if Zim will do it or if he’ll promote someone to do it. I feel like this is just going to suck Zim back into just paying attention to the D.

I feel like at this rate, we should just have no head coach and have kubiak call the O and Zim call the D lol.
It's almost as if Zim hasn't really moved up to head coach anyway. How many HC do you see making the calls? He might be to involved with the day to day operations. He wants a running team. I'm not saying that's a bad thing and he brings in a guy like Flip first. That's a key position to fill and he hires the complete opposite of what he wants. Maybe he was too busy playing around with schemes for the defense. But losing this guy is no big deal. Creating a mid level D is nothing to be excited about. Can you imagine being a Brown fan and watching your new head coach perform against the 49ers and not being able to create anything. I don't see how this will be a great hire. But I've been wrong before. That's the guy they wanted. Maybe he will be better at the big picture. That's a possibility also.
This constantly switching OC and DC makes it hard to build a foundation. Since Cousins has been here this will be his 3rd offense to learn. Don't you want the QB to be a master of the offense? Plus all the other players go through the same thing.
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Re: Edwards out as Defensive Coordinator

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:47 am

What about Adam zimmer for DC?
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