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Question regarding the possible lockout

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Assuming that there will be a lockout after this season, would the team go ahead hire a head coach (assuming Fox won't return or is not retained) knowing that there will not be any football played for the season?

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Yes, even though there is a lockout things still would need to be done. Trying to hire one after the lockout would take to much time.

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Assuming that there will be a lockout after this season, would the team go ahead hire a head coach (assuming Fox won't return or is not retained) knowing that there will not be any football played for the season?

I suspect they will hire one because honestly the lockout will likely not last beyond the preseason. They might hire from within like Tampa did though for a year to bridge the gap until they find who they want.

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Isn't it possible that a lockout could appear imminent early in the offseason, but resolve itself closer to the season, meaning teams should all prepare for there to be football?

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Lots of ? but if I had to guess the Players union will cave right before the season. They cant afforded a strike or lockout.

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It's hard in this economy for players that make millions demanding more money and regular folks cant even find a 40k job . Hard to feel bad for the players but if they strike fug it.....The Replacements was a good movie.

Let me also say if they make it a 18 game season they should increase base pay and increase the 53 man roster to 56 or 58.

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It's hard in this economy for players that make millions demanding more money and regular folks cant even find a 40k job . Hard to feel bad for the players but if they strike f**k it.....The Replacements was a good movie.

Let me also say if they make it a 18 game season they should increase base pay and increase the 53 man roster to 56 or 58.

now c'mon Lucky Dog, a million dollars just doesn't get what it use to. some players might actually have to get a job, or use they're degree post football.
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now c'mon Lucky Dog, a million dollars just doesn't get what it use to. some players might actually have to get a job, or use they're degree post football.

:lol::lol:

I hear you, a million is nothing now at that current rate I will make a million in about 17 years.

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College football could play on saturdays & sundays until the strike ends.

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They could bring back the XFL... Well mabe not.

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It's hard in this economy for players that make millions demanding more money and regular folks cant even find a 40k job . Hard to feel bad for the players but if they strike f**k it.....The Replacements was a good movie.

Let me also say if they make it a 18 game season they should increase base pay and increase the 53 man roster to 56 or 58.

A lockout is NOT a strike. There will be no football because the owners will shut down the facilities and can not hire replacements. There are labor & contract laws. Please get it right. :crazy:

IMO they will not hire a coach from outside ... why pay someone to coach when there is no football. Most if not all the coaches will not even be under contract (our WR & ST coaches were signed to 1 year deals) so they will have slim pickings for an interim coach.

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considering how cheap JR has been lately, i dont think he would hire one. i think he would probably make one of the co-ordinatoer an interim HC to take care of whatever HC duties may arise during a lock-out season.

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