NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

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NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

Post by A_B » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:21 pm

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Post by L-Jam3 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:24 pm

I'm legitimately surprised by this. Not that they were going to make the playoffs or they weren't going to at the end of the season, but it seems odd to just cut him off with 4 weeks less unless he told the owner to go fuck himself.
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Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

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L-Jam3 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:24 pm
I'm legitimately surprised by this. Not that they were going to make the playoffs or they weren't going to at the end of the season, but it seems odd to just cut him off with 4 weeks less unless he told the owner to go fuck himself.
He was probably on borrowed time as soon as they transferred ownership and management of the franchise. But, yeah, why not wait until the end of the season?
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Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

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sancarlos wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:26 pm
L-Jam3 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:24 pm
I'm legitimately surprised by this. Not that they were going to make the playoffs or they weren't going to at the end of the season, but it seems odd to just cut him off with 4 weeks less unless he told the owner to go fuck himself.
He was probably on borrowed time as soon as they transferred ownership and management of the franchise. But, yeah, why not wait until the end of the season?
Based on the reaction from my Charlotte-based colleagues, his firing was overdue. I'm seeing a lot of dancing and celebratory icons and GIFs in Slack.
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Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

Post by DSafetyGuy » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:37 pm

Perry Fewell gets his chance to climb the wins leaderboard for NFL interim head coaches. He's already got three (he went 3-4 in 2009 after the Bills canned Dick Jauron).
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Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

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will he be coaching the Giants on Monday night, that's the question.

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sancarlos wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:26 pm
L-Jam3 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:24 pm
I'm legitimately surprised by this. Not that they were going to make the playoffs or they weren't going to at the end of the season, but it seems odd to just cut him off with 4 weeks less unless he told the owner to go fuck himself.
He was probably on borrowed time as soon as they transferred ownership and management of the franchise. But, yeah, why not wait until the end of the season?
Gives them a head start if they're thinking Jim Harbaugh or Lincoln Riley (or Matt Rhule, etc.). That's really the only reason though.
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Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

Post by HaulCitgo » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:14 pm

Silly. I think he's a good coach and the teams play mostly speaks for itself. You don't do a longtime coach like that in week 14. For what?

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Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

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Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:14 pm
Silly. I think he's a good coach and the teams play mostly speaks for itself. You don't do a longtime coach like that in week 14. For what?
Agreed. But there's gonna be a lot of suitors for Lincoln Riley starting as soon as Sunday. That's for what.
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Post by L-Jam3 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:33 pm

Lincoln Riley was born in 1983. When the fuck did coaches get considerably younger than me?

And like many of you, I have only one active player in the big four still older than me since Big Sexy probably isn't walking through that door.
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Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

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brian wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:29 pm
HaulCitgo wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:14 pm
Silly. I think he's a good coach and the teams play mostly speaks for itself. You don't do a longtime coach like that in week 14. For what?
Agreed. But there's gonna be a lot of suitors for Lincoln Riley starting as soon as Sunday. That's for what.
More like 2:30 on Saturday after Baylor eliminates them from the playoffs, RIGHT PRUITT????
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Post by DaveInSeattle » Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:50 pm

DSafetyGuy wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:37 pm
Perry Fewell gets his chance to climb the wins leaderboard for NFL interim head coaches. He's already got three (he went 3-4 in 2009 after the Bills canned Dick Jauron).
I read that as 'Perry Farrell'...

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Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

Post by edwzipper » Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:01 pm

Its a gift to Rivera. Get the Holidays off for the first time in years.
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Post by Pruitt » Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:14 pm

HaulCitgo wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:14 pm
Silly. I think he's a good coach and the teams play mostly speaks for itself. You don't do a longtime coach like that in week 14. For what?
He'll be working again soon.

Browns certainly will be in the market in a few weeks.

Remember though that his nickname was ironic at first? He was one of the most conservative coaches around and then when his job was in jeopardy 4 years ago or so, he started going for it on 4th down.
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Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

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Pruitt wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:14 pm
HaulCitgo wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:14 pm
Silly. I think he's a good coach and the teams play mostly speaks for itself. You don't do a longtime coach like that in week 14. For what?
He'll be working again soon.

Browns certainly will be in the market in a few weeks.
Cowboys?

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DaveInSeattle wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:25 pm
Pruitt wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:14 pm
HaulCitgo wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:14 pm
Silly. I think he's a good coach and the teams play mostly speaks for itself. You don't do a longtime coach like that in week 14. For what?
He'll be working again soon.

Browns certainly will be in the market in a few weeks.
Cowboys?
When was the last time the Cowboys brought in a head coach from outside the organization?
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Post by L-Jam3 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:49 pm

Parcells. Switzer. Johnson.
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Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

Post by Pruitt » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:01 pm

L-Jam3 wrote:
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Parcells. Switzer. Johnson.
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Post by Rush2112 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:48 pm

L-Jam3 wrote:
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Parcells. Switzer. Johnson.
2 of those are Razorbacks so not really outside Jones' "organization."
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sancarlos wrote:
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When was the last time the Cowboys brought in a head coach from outside the organization?
The answer is 2003.
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Post by brian » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:19 pm

Jerry Jones should just coach the team. You damn well know he wants to.
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brian wrote:
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Jerry Jones should just coach the team. You damn well know he wants to.
There is a greater than zero chance of that happening.
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Tim Ryan gets the week off
This belongs in the WTF is Wrong with People thread.
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Post by The Sybian » Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:51 pm

Sabo wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:30 pm
bfj wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:18 pm
Tim Ryan gets the week off
This belongs in the WTF is Wrong with People thread.
Is job title is "color analyst," so why suspend him for commenting on a QB's color? It's in his job title, FFS.
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Post by mister d » Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:30 am

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Post by degenerasian » Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:37 am

They should make the football polka dot.

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The Sybian wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:51 pm
Sabo wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:30 pm
bfj wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:18 pm
Tim Ryan gets the week off
This belongs in the WTF is Wrong with People thread.
Is job title is "color analyst," so why suspend him for commenting on a QB's color? It's in his job title, FFS.
I thought this was the Tim Ryan who called CBS NFL games from in the 70s until God knows when.
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Post by sancarlos » Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:34 pm

Pruitt wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:37 am
The Sybian wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:51 pm
Sabo wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:30 pm
bfj wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:18 pm
Tim Ryan gets the week off
This belongs in the WTF is Wrong with People thread.
Is job title is "color analyst," so why suspend him for commenting on a QB's color? It's in his job title, FFS.
I thought this was the Tim Ryan who called CBS NFL games from in the 70s until God knows when.
You may now know that this guy played for the Bears in the 90s. But, I bet you didn't know that, per wiki, he is Southern California's all-time leading tackler.
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The first response is mind-boggling.
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Post by degenerasian » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:08 pm

I'm only watching now to see if Garrett will get fired live in the 4th quarter.
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It's like deviant slow death porn.

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Post by HaulCitgo » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:34 pm

4th and one out the quarter. Throats are tight. That plane is leaving without you.

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Post by DaveInSeattle » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:41 pm

I'm sitting in a bar while my daughter is at gymnastics practice and the game is on. I think the only question is if he gets fired on the tarmac at O'Hare, or if he gets it in the parking lot in Dallas.

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Post by HaulCitgo » Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:33 pm

Worst onside. Drill it at somebody.

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Post by Pruitt » Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:34 am

So what's the spread going to be when the Eagles host the 49ers or Seahawks in the playoffs?
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Post by degenerasian » Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:59 am

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So what's the spread going to be when the Eagles host the 49ers or Seahawks in the playoffs?
probably pick'em. people love the NFC East.
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Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

Post by brian » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:15 pm

Unless one of those teams start showing something in the next few weeks, the NFC East team will be about a six or seven point dog.
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