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#136 rscott94

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:06 PM

Have you seen his picture? He looks a healthy 61. I am pleased with this hire. Maybe he can change the organization even if he isn't here for 20 years.


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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:07 PM

There were morons on here that wanted us to bring Bill Polian back after he got fired by Indy. He's fuging 71 years old.

Age isn't an issue. He can, and very likely will, remain in the NFL for 10+ more years.


Also, there are folks wanting Arians as HC and he is 60...

#138 Mr. Scot

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:08 PM

Pat Y has analyzed, however I'm afraid he has analyzed a guy named "Gettelman?" Not sure who he means.

http://espn.go.com/b...ing-a-tough-job

edit: Also referred to as "Gettelaman" once


Also someone named "Gettelaman".

#139 rscott94

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:09 PM

Being rumored that Beane won't even be retained at all.


I thought he did a decent job managing the team with Hurney's release.. What ever is best for the team maybe JUST MAYBE we can steal Ross :cool: lol

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:12 PM

I thought he did a decent job managing the team with Hurney's release.. What ever is best for the team maybe JUST MAYBE we can steal Ross :cool: lol


Part of me wonders if the buzz that Beane was a serious candidate might have been floated by Beane himself, or via his agent. That could be seen as a reason to drop him.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:13 PM

Marc Garafolo of USA Today said in the end the Panthers chose Gettleman over Ross according to a tweet from The Drive.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:14 PM

Matt Harris was just thrown out by the old Giants Beat guy on WFNZ.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:16 PM

Garofolo also says there's a guy named Matt Harris who works in the Giants FO that Gettleman might bring along as a possible "cap guy".

Edit: CPF96 beat me to it :lol:

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:17 PM

Ross is officially the new Rivera. Always the bridesmaid.

He'll get his shot eventually.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:18 PM

Nice!!!!! Great news!!

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:18 PM

It's pretty clear that ol' Beanie was never in serious consideration for the job.


JR wasn't paying Ernie Accorsi a hefty fee to effin' hire BEANE.

Loved the logic of those that out of one side of their mouth accuse JR of being cheap, but out of the other side think he would hire Ernie Accorsi and pay him a hefty fee to do jack. :lol:

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:19 PM

Part of me wonders if the buzz that Beane was a serious candidate might have been floated by Beane himself, or via his agent. That could be seen as a reason to drop him.


Anything is possible.. I tell you one thing if I knew I was last in a race for a job, I'd try my best to get my name out there lol. Yeah JR might have b**ch slapped him and told him to get out "That's not how we do things around here son"

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:19 PM

I've never thought the whole time that we would be going with Beane, as perviously stated: why would we bring someone in to do a GM search if we were just going to hire from within?

if it doesn't smell right, it probably isn't.



Occam's Razor, indeed.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:20 PM

60 is the new 40

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:20 PM

Matt Harriss (yes, apparently that's how it's spelled) is listed on the Giants website as Director of Football Operations (no bio).

Amusingly enough, that's the same title Brandon Beane held before being named interim GM.


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