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Shankopotomus
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
My first instincts:

Smith
Ellis
Jenkins



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Sophandros
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
Thing is, Shanle has a quote in the press where he is highly critical if Williams, even calling him an idiot.

I think it's Harper, who was a big GW fan.


mm2316
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
Good point, I was leaning towards Shanle, but forgot about that quote.

It very well could be Harper. Without looking at any numbers, it seemed like Spag's scheme called for him to blitz less than GW's, which is one of his strong suites, and probably pissed him off.


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Macintosh504
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
If we could give Lovie Smith, I'd fricking ... idk , id be happy


Chad504boy
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Member since Feb 2005
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
quote:

If we could give Lovie Smith,


I don't love coaches who haven't been coordinators in a while too much. Wade Phillips did well though... i guess its possible. Haslett did okay going back.


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EmperorGout
New Orleans Saints Fan
I hate all of you.
Member since Feb 2008
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
Abridged version of the unnamed quote:

"The mean man told us what to do."

Sorry you loved GW, but after pissing away two playoff games, he had to go.


Fun Bunch
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New Orleans
Member since May 2008
40388 posts

re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
I'm not a Spags hater at all and would be fine with giving him another year. But I also am not against him leaving.

A good scenario for us is for Dennis Allen to get fired in Oakland, Spags to "move on" to another team and for us to hire Allen as DC.


EmperorGout
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Member since Feb 2008
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
If your biggest argument as a player against Spags is that the inmates no longer run the asylum, it makes me like him more actually


stapuffmarshy
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Member since Apr 2010
12905 posts

re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
it's probably Harper, he did love him some GW


but frankly IDK where you go with this.

Allen isn't getting canned in Oakland so that's out

and while I personally prefer more of a attack defense than Spags showed, I don't think you can him after one year without SP on the sidelines as well

but I;m kinda in the middle, still bad vibes for me coming from this team


Fun Bunch
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Member since May 2008
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
I'm in the middle as well.

Spags has done well elsewhere and seems like a smart guy.

However, we did just give up the most yards in a season...EVER.

I wouldn't be upset of Payton went in a different direction, but I'm not calling for his head yet.


The Sad Banana
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The gate is narrow.
Member since Jul 2008
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
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If your biggest argument as a player against Spags is that the inmates no longer run the asylum, it makes me like him more actually
That is not a bad point. Except the part about the anonymous player saying he is awful in adjustments, however I have to believe Spags did adjust as the year rolled on. Seemed like he tried to blitz a lot more once he realized his defensive line was nonexistent.
This post was edited on 1/2 at 11:54 am


stapuffmarshy
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
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I wouldn't be upset of Payton went in a different direction



probably the same feeling here but frankly I don't see it happening, at all


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Chad504boy
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Member since Feb 2005
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
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That is not a bad point.



but how good is the point if the puddin was still watered down diarrhea?


Hoodoo Man
LSU Fan
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Member since Oct 2011
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
Honestly, I remember seeing adjustments in games.

It was especially obvious because Carmichael's offense did not.

And seriously, how can you praise GW in onesentence and then complain about adjustments in the next?
This post was edited on 1/2 at 11:59 am


The Sad Banana
Chicago Cubs Fan
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
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It was especially obvious because Carmichael's offense did not.
It didn't? I definitely saw effort to run the ball more. After Vitt came back.


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Patrick O Rly
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Member since Aug 2011
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
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It was especially obvious because Carmichael's offense did not.


Third and 2.

"Ok Drew I wanna shot downfield. 4 verticals."

PC


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Hugo Stiglitz
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Germany
Member since Oct 2010
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
quote:

Harper Ellis Jenkins Will Patrick Rob Shanle Greer any other options?




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craigbiggio
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re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
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Unnamed Saints player tells all


All but his name. frick whoever this is.


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memphis tiger
LSU Fan
Memphis, TN
Member since Feb 2006
4819 posts

re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
I never trust these "annonymous players"

For all anyone knows it's one guy who was unhappy with his playng time, or looking to blame the DC for his own shortcommings.



BobBoucher
LSU Fan
Overland Park, KS
Member since Jan 2008
4220 posts

re: Unnamed Saints player tells all about Spags
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For all anyone knows it's one guy who was unhappy with his playng time, or looking to blame the DC for his own shortcommings


this. there's a personal tone in these comments.

Who saw less playing time and possibly got benched lately?


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