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After hearing stories like this, you just have to wonder if re-signing DWill and J Stew and Godfrey and Beason and Anderson and CJ were all Hurney's doing.

Would it surprise anyone if JR told Marty, "Do whatever you have to do to keep these guys."

Pretty shitty assumption off of a story with little relevance

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Concise and on point analysis.

Well said.

The organization lacks structure, discipline, and accountability.

replacing hurney would be a quick fix, imo.

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I've defended Richardson from the talk about him only wanting to make money and not win. What I won't defend him on is the idea of him making the important personel decisions and only having Hruney as his book keeper. That would be a major turn off. I've feared this for quite a few years now and believe it's the most likely scenerio.

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replacing hurney would be a quick fix, imo.

Only if it's with a true 'football guy' as opposed to a 'loyal soldier'.

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When JR was a relatively unknown quantity within the NFL, he was able to attract some of the best talent in the business to help him construct this franchise from the ground up.

IMO He missed his best opportunity to have a winning organization when he refused to make Bill Polian president.

It has pretty much been a series of bad decisions since then.

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You know, when you think about it, a former player favoring players over coaches isn't necessarily all that surprising.

But sadly, it may well be a worse situation than a 'hands on' owner :(

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I've defended Richardson from the talk about him only wanting to make money and not win. What I won't defend him on is the idea of him making the important personnel decisions and only having Hruney as his book keeper. That would be a major turn off. I've feared this for quite a few years now and believe it's the most likely scenario.

i would prefer they go back to having hurney handle all of the cap stuff as the "director of player operations" and they find someone to handle all the personnel stuff as the "director of pro personnel", like they had it in the late 90's before hurney got whole GM job.

i actually think this may be what they do...at least i hope. that way jerry gets to keep hurney around and he's limited to what he does well and the team isn't hurt by his ineffectiveness in making personnel decisions.

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Point is when you hire someone to be in charge of a division you don't allow the person the manager is managing to jump over their heads and come to you "The Boss".

Perhaps the puppeteer is finally starting to be revealed.

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You know, when you think about it, a former player favoring players over coaches isn't necessarily all that surprising.

But sadly, it may well be a worse situation than a 'hands on' owner :(

i doubt that's worse than an owner that is calling down to the sidelines telling the coach what plays to run and what players to have on the field.

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Point is when you hire someone to be in charge of a division you don't allow the person the manager is managing to jump over their heads and come to you "The Boss".

Perhaps the puppeteer is finally starting to be revealed.

smitty? :startle:

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