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What the hell is on Gettleman's mind?

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I just don't think that Gettleman has been the straight shooter that he purports himself to be.  Granted, I am looking on the outside in (like everyone else), but what Gettleman says, and what he does is not adding up.  It makes me think that there may have been a bit of credence to all the tinfoil hat talk in regards to our rookie GM. 

 

I just can't get over the fact that G-man insinuated that the team must win now, but continues to sit on his hands while veteran depth on the O-line is getting thin (Max Starks being the latest to sign with the Rams). I mean, does he really believe that he is doing Cam and the rest of the team any favors by not addressing an obvious problem that can really derail everything that we are trying to do offensively? Byron Bell's play was brutal, by most accounts, and it's not like the rest of that side has proven trustworthy either.  I mean, what in the hell, is G-man just letting everything play itself out so that he doesn't really have to make tough decisions by setting up for failure?  To me, it sounds a little preposterous, but, then again, what is the reason for all the relative silence as the team faces a situation that looks pretty precarious, with the Giants coming to town?  I get the sense that G-man is distancing himself from not only Rivera (and possibly Cam), but that he is mentally preparing himself to clean house and effectively tank the season. And if this is the case, I ask "To what end?"  

 

Does G-man not believe that we are "close"? Does he still believe that the answers to our problems are on the roster?  I give him props for bringing in Quintin Mikell and re-signing Florence, but after seeing our defensive backfield's injuries and performance, Does G-man think we can really win the game on Sunday? After evaluating the first two games, does G-man continue to believe that we have enough at the other skilled positions to really contend beyond December? I am tired of mentioning it, but would a 5th-7th round draft pick be so much to give up for Denarius Moore and/or Kenny Britt, two WRs that may have the ability to come and give us some relatively immediate help at a relatively small cost (with Britt being a 14 game tryout)?  

 

Does our rookie GM really know what he's doing from a personnel standpoint with this perceived mess, or is he over his head, much like Ron Rivera seems to be over his head? Depending on one's perspective, one might be able to see some parallels. But, alas, perhaps I am just reading too much into the situation because of Gettleman's silence? An idle mind is the Devil's workshop. But, what G-man has said just isn't quite adding up to what he's doing, unless, like I said, he's checked out.

 

One thing I do know, the virtual "silence" is confusing, if not disconcerting.

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Oh yeah, there's so much talent out on the FA market I don't know why we aren't blowing every last dollar we have to save a lame duck coach and a lost season...

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Does anyone not get that we have to start freeing up room to pay Cam, and Luke a year later?

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Oh yeah, there's so much talent out on the FA market I don't know why we aren't blowing every last dollar we have to save a lame duck coach and a lost season...

 

I didn't say that, but I do believe there are some relatively cheap Band-Aids (and possibly more, if one uses a little bit of creativity) that will help us THIS season.

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It's not his abs.

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If you want real answers, you've got to look above Gettleman.

 

We could have gone ahead and moved on from Rivera this year instead of handcuffing him when we already knew he was likely to fail as a head coach anyway. It was Richardson who handed a new GM a guy that he didn't hire.

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Gettleman is not the problem.  Maybe hes told Coach, Hey I've got this guy I can bring in and this guy and this guy. 

 

 

 

 

Rivera looks him down and says nah, I like Fua.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XE4WrdGOCJ8

 

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Does anyone not get that we have to start freeing up room to pay Cam, and Luke a year later?

 

I don't think that this explains it all. you're talking about relatively cheap possible fixes that may only be signed for the remainder of this year.  Plus, we are going to have to address the positions either way.

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His mind is on getting through this season and getting to 2014 wgen he can work his magic

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Oh yeah, there's so much talent out on the FA market I don't know why we aren't blowing every last dollar we have to save a lame duck coach and a lost season...


We had a chance to upgrade the RT position before the season even started.
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Gettleman is not the problem.  Maybe hes told Coach, Hey I've got this guy I can bring in and this guy and this guy. 

 

 

 

 

Rivera looks him down and says nah, I like Fua.

 

 

I don't think can say that with any certainty... but I think it's not far from the truth.

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He inherited A MESS.. give the guy time. :) 

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I don't think can say that with any certainty... but I think it's not far from the truth.

 

No certainty, thats what the "maybe" is for.  With certainty I don't think G-man is the problem.

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Worst nigthmare:

 

Gettleman decides answer is on roster at some spots, which he was clearly wrong about. Decides answer isn't on roster at spots where they are (QB). Initiates entire rebuild to make the roster look how he wants it,

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No certainty, thats what the "maybe" is for.  With certainty I don't think G-man is the problem.

 

 

yeah I'm basically agreeing with you, but you never really know what's going on there.

 

Gettleman may have some grand master plan he's following, but we'll probably never know it.

 

 

At the same time, JR might be dictating what's going on and overriding Gman... I doubt it, but anything is possible.

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Well, you know, we've always had great success hiring guys who've been passed over for the big boy job time and again, so I'm not worried.

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He's wondering who he will hire as the next HC

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Here's the thing.

Let's say that since the Rams signed Max Starks, they did so believing he was the best option available.

If you saw him at all this preseason, Max Starks was beyond awful.

People might hate hearing that the guys who are out there are indeed unemployed for a reason, but it's true.

If you want another way to look at it, look over the rosters of other teams. Specifically check the names of the backups. You'll see a lot of names that make you go 'who' :blink:

Teams chose those guys over the free agents.

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yeah I'm basically agreeing with you, but you never really know what's going on there.

 

Gettleman may have some grand master plan he's following, but we'll probably never know it.

 

 

At the same time, JR might be dictating what's going on and overriding Gman... I doubt it, but anything is possible.

 

I could not agree any more.  I like to think G-man is his own man but I can totally see JR pulling the strings.

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Gettleman may have some grand master plan he's following, but we'll probably never know it.

At the same time, JR might be dictating what's going on and overriding Gman... I doubt it, but anything is possible.


Seriously doubt it.

For one, I have a hard time believing that a guy who's waited as long as Gettleman has to get a GM job takes one where he's a puppet. He hardly seems the type.

For another, we have the well-known story of Richardson asking Marty Hurney how he was going to fix the team last year, Hurney saying he didn't know and being fired. how does that story occur if Richardson is pulling the strings?

I know that when it comes to Jerry Richardson, people on here love their tinfoil hats. But honestly, I think some of them are wrapped so tightly they're cutting off blood to the brain :wacko:
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Seriously doubt it.

For one, I have a hard time believing that a guy who's waited as long as Gettleman has to get a GM job takes one where he's a puppet. He hardly seems the type.

For another, we have the well-known story of Richardson asking Marty Hurney how he was going to fix the team last year, Hurney saying he didn't know and being fired. how does that story occur if Richardson is pulling the strings?

I know that when it comes to Jerry Richardson, people on here love their tinfoil hats. But honestly, I think some of them are wrapped so tightly they're cutting off blood to the brain  :wacko:

 

 

 

 

People are friggin idiots. They really can't see beyond tomorrow and completely freak out.. The main thing that concerns me from last game is that it ACTUALLY looked like our coaching staff listened to these numb skulls and threw out the gameplan that actually went very well for us in week 1 and decided to just throw throw and throw some more and hey lets force a ton downfield! If you notice how piss poor our blocking was in week 2 well thats because they decided to not try and mask the weakness like they did in week 1 so that we could "throw the ball down field more". THATS What concerns me! Stop listening to the idiot fans who know jack poo about what the fug they are talking about and trust in yourself and do what you believe is right for this team. Not a bunch of monday morning couch potato ass retarded qb's sitting around with nothing better to do because they can't find a real job to begin with and their life is so damn miserable that the only thing they have left is to rip and tear apart the one thing that brings happiness in their life. 

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He's wondering who the hell would want to be our next HC

 

FIFY

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Forget about the bandaid fix with the current crop of free agents. To quote a former Panther HC,"It is what it is". My belief is that G-Man has a plan for next year (up grade the offense and defensive backfield).

We wil just have to ride this season out and look forward to next year,i know this  statement sounds familiar but G-Man isn't Hurney,so far I have confidence in the man.

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