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Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by dead_poet » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:03 am

Deserving but I'd hate to lose him.

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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by PurpleKoolaid » Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:08 am

We all knew this was coming. Who is his main assistant? Hopefully he was taking notes. I doubt Edwards goes anywhere, the D is as good as it is because of Zimmer.
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Post by Maelstrom88 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:00 am

I trust Zimmer to hire a good replacement if he needs to. It would be preferable to get someone with experience calling plays imo. What about Hue Jackson?
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:14 am

Maelstrom88 wrote:I trust Zimmer to hire a good replacement if he needs to. It would be preferable to get someone with experience calling plays imo. What about Hue Jackson?
Does Jackson have experience in this offense? I don't want to change too much, especially since it is working so well for Keenum.

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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by dead_poet » Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:37 am

PurpleMustReign wrote:Does Jackson have experience in this offense? I don't want to change too much, especially since it is working so well for Keenum.

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A new OC would bring his own system.

I'd welcome Hugh if he's let go by Cleveland, but there's nothing indicating he'll be fired after the year. They chose to keep him over their front office. I'm guessing he gets another year to show some improvement.

I'm not as confident in Zimmer's choice of OC (remember Norv?). Feels like we lucked into Shurmer after Norv left.
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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by Cliff » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:57 pm

Tony Sparano? That offensive line looking good.
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Post by Maelstrom88 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:29 pm

Cliff wrote:Tony Sparano? That offensive line looking good.

I had the same thought but I'd much rather keep him where he can devote all of his focus on the line.
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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by Cliff » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:55 pm

Maelstrom88 wrote:
I had the same thought but I'd much rather keep him where he can devote all of his focus on the line.
If another team doesn't also like what he's done and he gets grabbed away too lol
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:58 pm

What possibilities are there? I've heard 13 coaches could be fired. Anyone of those a choice?

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Post by HardcoreVikesFan » Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:24 pm

Cliff wrote:Tony Sparano? That offensive line looking good.
Of all of our coaches, he is the one I would least want calling an offensive game. I feel like he would be too run-oriented and too conservative. When he was the Jets OC, they ranked 30th in total offense.

We really need someone who will continue to run a West Coast offense. My in house choice would be Kevin Stefanski. If not, we could look at someone like Greg Olson (QB coach in LA), John DeFlippo (QB coach in Philly), Joe Lombardi (QB coach from New Orleans). '

A lot of options out there. I won't worry about it until the end of the season and if/when Shurmur leaves.
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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by Maelstrom88 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:27 pm

HardcoreVikesFan wrote: Of all of our coaches, he is the one I would least want calling an offensive game. I feel like he would be too run-oriented and too conservative. When he was the Jets OC, they ranked 30th in total offense.

We really need someone who will continue to run a West Coast offense. My in house choice would be Kevin Stefanski. If not, we could look at someone like Greg Olson (QB coach in LA), John DeFlippo (QB coach in Philly), Joe Lombardi (QB coach from New Orleans). '

A lot of options out there. I won't worry about it until the end of the season and if/when Shurmur leaves.

Good post. I would be fine with any of the replace my options you listed.
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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by PacificNorseWest » Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:47 pm

Hue Jackson would be great. I was rooting for him as a HC, but I don't think he's built for that life. As an OC though, there aren't many better. He'd keep Keenum rolling.
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:50 pm

PacificNorseWest wrote:Hue Jackson would be great. I was rooting for him as a HC, but I don't think he's built for that life. As an OC though, there aren't many better. He'd keep Keenum rolling.
Just as a side note, can you imagine having a 1-31 record in two seasons? Cleveland defense is good, it surprises me that they didn't win a game this season.

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Post by Thaumaturgist » Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:48 am

PurpleMustReign wrote:Cleveland defense is good, it surprises me that they didn't win a game this season.
I know right. I kept picking Cleveland in the pick 4 because their defense is good enough that I thought they'd win a few games... No such luck.
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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by jackal » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:04 am

Sounds like about 8 coaches will be out of a job after this week.
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