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What does the Ramsdell hiring say about Shula's future?

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Ramsdell's bio closely aligns with the Air Coryell offense. Shula has been associated with a more conservative ball control offense.

 

Our offense last year was clearly lacking  the explosiveness that it had during Chuds first year with basically the same roster.

 

Could this mean Shula may be on a short leash ? The position was quietly created and only discovered because of two of our own doing their own research. 

 

My hopes is that it indicates Shula has been given different marching orders as to the offense we will be running in the future. If he stumbles we already have the guy on staff that can make it happen. 

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Hopefully.  Shula has already gotten one more chance than he deserves...

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Hopefully.  Shula has already gotten one more chance than he deserves...

 

The scary thing is that our running game (11th) and time of possession( 5th) did not look bad on paper until you realize it was mostly done by Cam.If you take Cam out of the equation our offense was abysmal. 

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I would say it is to keep him focused on what works and stop trying what doesn't. 

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Shula gonna Shula

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I wonder if Ramsdell can somehow pry Stewart off the exercise bike this year .

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In 2011 the Baltimore Ravens went 12-4 on the back of a solid defense, but the offense was clearly lackluster. Cam Cameron wasn't a good enough offensive mind to get the team over the hump, so Jim Caldwell was hired after being axed in Indianapolis. His role was officially named "quarterback coach," but the overtones were obvious -- they wanted a guy inside the organization to take over if Cameron struggled once again.

Nine months later Caldwell took over when the Ravens dismissed Cameron, they won the Super Bowl.

 

 

 

good little article here ;

 

http://www.derp/2014/4/3/5578466/john-ramsdell-panthers-hiring-offensive-assistant

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Hopefully this means Shula will be managing one of his dad's steakhouses very soon. Please though, just don't let it be the one in Chicago that I frequent.

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