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If Rivera goes 9-7 in 2013...

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Everybody did not change their mind. If he only improves 2 games next year he should obviously be replaced. But he won't. Big cat will double his salary and give him a 5 year extension.

True, not everybody. It just feels like the general Huddle atmosphere has drastically changed from earlier in the year when we were eliminated from the playoffs to now.

But that could be the fact that JR is retaining Rivera so we have to accept it and move on.

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its a four year contract. not three. right?

I thought I read it was three

Not sure

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Just get a #1 receiver and we're a year in year out 11-5 playoff team. Smith is just too short and old for a #1. Lafell needs some medecine for his pigskin allergy.

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I'm pretty sure that Jerry told him the playofs are an absolute must if he is to stay any longer.... of course I could be wrong.

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If we miss the playoffs, he should be fired.

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Keep him, its not his fault the current playoff system is flawed and even winning teams can miss the playoffs which I hope changes next season by expanding playoff teams to 14 instead of 12. Why fans are so against this and think its perfectly fair for 10-6 and 9-7 teams to miss the playoffs is beyond me. I guess they have this silly notion that if it is expanded to 14 teams then all of a sudden 7-9 and 6-10 teams will make the playoffs which is just silly and unfounded. But anyway I digress..

I wont blame Rivera one bit, he got us the winning record, cant blame him for a flawed playoff system.

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Keep him, its not his fault the current playoff system is flawed and even winning teams can miss the playoffs which I hope changes next season by expanding playoff teams to 14 instead of 12. Why fans are so against this and think its perfectly fair for 10-6 and 9-7 teams to miss the playoffs is beyond me. I guess they have this silly notion that if it is expanded to 14 teams then all of a sudden 7-9 and 6-10 teams will make the playoffs which is just silly and unfounded. But anyway I digress..

I wont blame Rivera one bit, he got us the winning record, cant blame him for a flawed playoff system.

Fans don't like the notion because a) not everyone should be able to go to the playoffs, it defeats the purpose of the playoffs and B) because 9-7 is mediocre. Mediocrity should not be rewarded.

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Fans don't like the notion because a) not everyone should be able to go to the playoffs, it defeats the purpose of the playoffs and B) because 9-7 is mediocre. Mediocrity should not be rewarded.

So the 9-7 SB winning Giants are a mediocre team? And not "everyone" would have made the playoffs. if the Playoffs expanded to 14 teams this season you would have the 10-6 Bears as the 7th team in the NFC and the 8-8 Steelers in the AFC for the 7th AFC team this season.

Also you would have less teams give up so early in the season if they knew they had a better shot at the playoffs

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You guys know JR started Hardees, not Bojangles....right?

He started Hardees but he owns Bojangles now too.

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So the 9-7 SB winning Giants are a mediocre team? And not "everyone" would have made the playoffs. if the Playoffs expanded to 14 teams this season you would have the 10-6 Bears as the 7th team in the NFC and the 8-8 Steelers in the AFC for the 7th AFC team this season.

Also you would have less teams give up so early in the season if they knew they had a better shot at the playoffs

And the 9-7 Giants still miss out which "isn't fair".

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...and we miss the playoffs by one game, I wonder how everybody would react? Keep him? Fire him?

the future is not as simple as you make it out to be.

for instance....does Cam play every game?

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He started Hardees but he owns Bojangles now too.

I don't believe he has any interest in either at this point. Hardy's was part of Flaggstar and I know JR retired from that company long ago. I'm not sure if he still has a strong position in that company or not.

JR was part of a group that also included Hugh McColl, and that group bought Bojangles, then later sold it.

Other than the Panthers, I'm not sure if he has a majority position in any other company now.

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