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I think Rivera needs to go, but really

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If JRs planning to make BEANE GM imagine the scrub he'd come up with HC? fuging terrible

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I think so much will depend on how much power JR is willing to relinquish.JR is a quite control freak unlike JJones who is an outspoken control freak.Many of these GMs and coaches want the autonomy to live and die by their decisions and I am not sold that JR will give it to them

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Well you're not going to attract many GMs when they aren't allowed to bring their guy in. The following days after the season ends could decide where we are going as a franchise. If we have Beane as a GM and Rivera leading the charge next year, we are truly fuged.

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I believe it's going to play out somewhat like this. If JR is planning on bringing in a new GM from a different team I believe JR will give him the power to bring in his own coaching staff. It's only right for JR to do something like this because you don't find too many GM's going into a situation without the opportunity to bring in their own people. You don't have to explain to me about what the Bears did with Phil Emery or what the Giants did. Those two teams are completely different teams from the Panthers. They have a winning culture and we haven't been good in a long time.

If JR plans to keep Rivera then Beane has a good chance at becoming GM. I believe this would be a huge mistake for the franchise for various reasons. I really hope we don't go in this direction.

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I just can't make sense of JR hiring Accorsi if he's going to do what he wants regardless. I was hoping the Accorsi hiring was JR saying, "well, we tried it my way and failed, lets try someone else's way."

The only way this makes sense is if the guys Rvera wanted to draft panned out and the ones Hurney wanted did not. Accorsi says, "Hey, I think this teams is about to turn the corner, Rivera is a draft genius and just needs a cap guy, and Beane can do that." That's the only way keeping Rivera and Beane and the Accorsi hire makes sense to me.

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Rivera needs another year. If JR fires RR, It will be a mistake.

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If Rivera can coach with the killer instinct he has the last 6 weeks I think he needs to stay but if he returns to pussyfooting around like he did before we were mathimaticly emiminated he needs to go.

All in all I expect him to get one more year if we finish 7-9.

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