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If RR gets poocanned, what happens to the Defense?

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Firing RR would be a mistake.. Year 3 is the decider. But new a GM will probally make a move. With the Dline playing better than any time in the last 5 years Im excited for the rest of this season and see where we stand as a unit.

As long as there is no regression and the team plays hard Rivera deserves to play it out. Chud is the main one who needed to make serious adjustments and Deangelo just did the Ill wait till week 6 to start playing attitude .. Which he has done last few years.

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I don't actually buy the story that Richardson didn't sign off on Rivera. Doesn't make much sense.

If the team keeps playing like they have been, I think Rivera stays.

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Based on what the D has done and if we can close the season strong, I might be tempted to give RR one more year. But the catch is, I'd let Chud go and bring in a new OC that had sufficient experience that he could serve as an interim HC should the team start off slow again next year.

Our problem this year is we couldn't have fired RR had Jerry wanted to, as there was no good candidate on the staff to serve as an interim.

Keep RR's feet to the fire. I love the D, but the O and the game management have to improve.

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Defense is playing well, got it. 4 weeks seems to be a decent gauge but for me I want to see where we stand as a defense as a whole. Game 1 to 16.

Rivera has made some really bad decisions but he is also a newbie Head Coach. Though he has said he backs his decisions. I would bet if he had the opportunity to do it over he would have done it differently.

I am of the belief that McDermott has as much to do with the defense as Rivera. Firing Rivera and Keeping McDermott would be OK with me.

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Ron's job should be based on whether or not the team improves, not necessarily on the record. So far, the team hasn't improved, at least not overall. The defense is better, but the offense is worse. But we still have trouble beating good or even decent teams during crunch time. If that improves, then he will likely be able to stay.

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I am and have been behind this staff since day 1.

I love me some RR and McD right now and B. Murphy isn't doing bad.

Chud.......................that's a whole nother story.

I really think the players have bought into his system on D and are rocking it.

I want to see these guys with another year under RR.

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If he can prove he can beat the likes of the Broncos and the Eagles I think he stays. I really doubt he will do this though.

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I think its pretty clear RR stands up for himself when he's called out in interviews about a questionable call, but always takes the criticism to heart and changes from it. basically every game this season he doesn't make the same mistake twice (going for it on 4th & inches, long FG, playing tight coverage vs. soft on final drives) it's the same way he handles personel decisions. Sometimes he over compensates but at least he doesn't completely have his head up his ass. He's a coachable coach I think, he's willing to make changes and fix things if its proven to him that they don't work. I think he really believed in the offense and that it would turn around until the hurney firing showed him that he wasn't gonna have as much time as he thought.

Losing him would worry me most of all because we just had such an awesome draft and I feel like he had a big hand in that. If we can keep grabbing guys like Alexander and Norman in the later rounds then we could really start building something great here. Like people have said, he's an evaluator type and that's huge for us.

Dump Chud, hire Norv as OC, and send Ron to coaching camp with Belichick this summer.

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