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I was wrong but moving forward

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JR takes the fans for granted, that's for sure. And judging by the original post, it's no wonder he can get away with it.

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JR might not be cheap, but I do think he meddles too much and that's why we can't turn the corner. He's like a silent, introverted, more gentlemanly version of Jerry Jones. I just get the feeling that he has a hard time not putting his two cents in and can't get out of his own way.

i don't think that was the case until he gave fox the ultimatum of two winning seasons in a row or i tear it up and we start looking forward.

he should have let hurney go with fox and started with a truly clean slate. he didn't want to shake things up to bad, but he ended up making things out of balance.

i have a feeling that we'll be paying for that for a long time.

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As its been said, I don't think there are too many here who have any qualms with Rivera sticking around for one more year to see what he can do.

It's who made the decision to keep him, and the message it reveals, and the message it sends to viable GM candidates.

This is just another example of "Cam " effect. We are excited about what Cam and future hold. Some are worried JR is going to make another mistake hire, like keeping Rivera is why we won't get a quality GM.

I believe JR knows where he wants to go. He looked Rivera in the eye and decided Ron could help him get there. JR will do the same thing in his GM search. He will hire the person he believes can also assist in obtaining those goals.

JR has had a rocky track record with coaches and GMs. He is probably just as nervous as the rest of us about getting this thing done right. I am optisimstic that he will get it right this time. And if so. The future truly is bright.

My giddy is right. I just know it is.

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Very well versed, ma'am! I too, will continue to support.

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Players support any coach that don't light a fire under their asses when they fug up

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I have to say I'm OK with the decision. This is a young team still and it takes time. Defense has returned to the Carolinas!

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i don't think that was the case until he gave fox the ultimatum of two winning seasons in a row or i tear it up and we start looking forward.

he should have let hurney go with fox and started with a truly clean slate. he didn't want to shake things up to bad, but he ended up making things out of balance.

i have a feeling that we'll be paying for that for a long time.

Yeah, I mean there is a history of him hiring guys prior to that who had almost full functioning autonomy in their positions (Polian, Seifert, Hurney initially)... But, I think it was a change of approach as you said.

And I think this is a fine example of how dysfunctional we are right now as an organization... As you suggested, the GM and coach generally should go hand in hand, When the only other team looking for a GM but retained their underperforming coach is the Jets with Rex Ryan, there is a problem.

There was no point in firing Hurney, especially midseason, when you are keeping his questionable hire of a coach in place regardless of who you hire as a GM.

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i don't think that was the case until he gave fox the ultimatum of two winning seasons in a row or i tear it up and we start looking forward.

he should have let hurney go with fox and started with a truly clean slate. he didn't want to shake things up to bad, but he ended up making things out of balance.

i have a feeling that we'll be paying for that for a long time.

I truly believe that in hindsight. JR would take that decision back. Which is why I truly believe he is going to make a better decision this time.

I am condident that JR will make sure the new GM will be on board with Rivera. Which, to me, sounds like success. Which only ups my giddy more than ever.

I see a bright future. Even if, Zod forbid, Beane gets the job. Well, maybe not that bright.

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I've been very critical of Rivera at times, and he's gotten his fair share of the blame, but he'd have a winning record as a coach if not directly because of some player fugups. I'm not talking about aw man so and so fumbled in the 2nd quarter, I mean as a direct result of game ending plays late in the fourth. AZ last year, ATL this year, New Orleans last year, Seattle this year, Tampa Bay this year, Chicago this year, etc.

So again, yes Rivera has fuged up, but if players do their jobs none of this is being talked about. Instead we are talking about how to shut down Aaron Rodgers in our game against GB in an hour and a half or so.

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