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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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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

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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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

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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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

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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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

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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Post by jackal » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:09 am

Sounds like about 8 coaches will be out of a job after this week.
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Post by MrPurplenGold » Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:03 pm

If the Vikings look externally, I say possibly jay gruden if he gets fired or John defillipo from the eagles. Not a big fan of Hue Jackson. If they want to promote from within maybe QB coach kevin stefanski. He should know the system and has been with the Vikings a while coaching QBs, RBs and TEs.

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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by halfgiz » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:27 pm

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Lions, Cardinals seek permission to interview #Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur for head coaching position. twincities.com/2018/01/01/lio…

Cardinals could be looking for a QB.

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Lions, Cardinals seek permission to interview #Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur for head coaching position. twincities.com/2018/01/01/lio…

Cardinals could be looking for a QB.
Dang. Please not Detroit. I want to root for Shurmur.
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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by halfgiz » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:31 pm

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Lions, Cardinals have permission to interview Pat Shurmur for head position. Mike Zimmer said: "If he gets requested to interview, I'll let him interview. ... I can give him certain days (teams) can come and do that ... You can request they come here... so that's what we'll do"

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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by jackal » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:40 pm

I don’t any interviews should be done till season
is over imo.
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Post by ThePiper » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:07 pm

jackal wrote:I don’t any interviews should be done till season
is over imo.
Yep, same here. I think it is just a distraction to the team.

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Post by PurpleMustReign » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:33 pm

ThePiper wrote: Yep, same here. I think it is just a distraction to the team.
I thought they couldn't. Isn't that one of the reasons supposedly that Childress was never hired until we hired him?

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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by jackal » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:35 pm

Vikings have to give permission during season
I believe ...

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Post by halfgiz » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:14 am

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#Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur will interview with the Lions and the Cardinals for head positions on Thursday in the Twin Cities. He plans to interview with the Bears but that one hasn't been scheduled yet. Updated story. twincities.com/2018/01/01/tea…



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Source says three teams have now requested interviews with Pat Shurmur: the Bears, Cardinals and Lions.

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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by PacificNorseWest » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:41 am

I'd hate to see Shurmur go, but he's deserved this. I hope he lands a head coaching gig.

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Post by Maelstrom88 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:53 am

What do you guys think about Jim Caldwell as a replacement?
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Post by petev_sj » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:01 pm

If the Vikings lose Shurmur, Zim could bring back Norv Turner. They have the O Line in place now.

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Post by PacificNorseWest » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:21 pm

No to Caldwell and no to Norv. Both would be a step back or in the wrong direction..either way...no for me.

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Re: Shurmer ready for head coach interviews

Post by Mothman » Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:11 pm

Maelstrom88 wrote:What do you guys think about Jim Caldwell as a replacement?

I'd be more interested in Caldwell's OC, Jim Bob Cooter.

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