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Fun Bunch
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"You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"

--Coach Sean Payton in Mobile today.


Fox Mulder
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
Over the last few days I get the sneaking suspicion that slags might get fired.


Fun Bunch
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
I'm not against Spags getting fired, but then who do you hire that's better?

Kind of late in the process.


wope
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
lovie smith maybe?

has anyone else noticed spags isn't in any of the pics at senior bowl so far? and that SP hasn't even mentioned his name once?


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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
hmmmmmm


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Fun Bunch
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
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lovie smith maybe?


I think Lovie will sit out until he gets a HC job, which he will eventually.


Fun Bunch
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
I think you'd have to look at an assistant coach that you make into a DC.


TigerBait1127
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
gregg williams coming back


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Hoodoo Man
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
I'd be shocked if he fired Spags.

Lofton said he believes fully in his system.


Fun Bunch
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
I don't think he is either.

But I think there will be a bloodbath on Defense.


Fox Mulder
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
I think we keep him and personally I want to unless love smith wants a crack at our crap


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LooseCannon22282
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
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But I think there will be a bloodbath on Defense.


This would be my guess. Maybe that is what he meant when he said the meeting they would have later on will be painful?



afatgreekcat
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
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but then who do you hire that's better?


This is the crux of it. There is no one better who is willing to come. We're best off with spags.


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Fun Bunch
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
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Maybe that is what he meant when he said the meeting they would have later on will be painful?


I think that's exactly what he meant. They are going to make significant cuts.


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Chad504boy
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
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I think you'd have to look at an assistant coach that you make into a DC.


yea cause they all did such a great job too.


Fun Bunch
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
One from another team.

But they aren't firing Spags so its moot.


Chad504boy
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One from another team.


oh eh meh


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Midget Death Squad
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
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slags(sic) might get fired



I think this is more of Paeyton stating the obvious than it is him running Spags out of town. First, Spags was his guy he targeted to bring in. Second, it was well known that this is a defense scheme which takes time for the players to learn and succeed in. Third, Spags was coaching without the guidance and leadership of Paeyton, so we don't know how things would've been if P was here last season.

There are way too many variables in play here to fire Spags after one season. If we do fire him though, I would be all on board bringing in Lunchbox Ryan or the DC from Arizona that was let go. Not sure if either of these two were hired yet, but they both have a great track record of solid defenses. I personally want the Ari guy, but he'll be a HC very soon


Chad504boy
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
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I personally want the Ari guy,


pretty sure he been hired.


Fun Bunch
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re: "You can't win many games with the way we played Defense"
Hired by Cleveland.


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