Originally posted by prometheus:
I think they made a serious dumbass move when they kept 7 recievers of which 3 don't play and BRUCE should have been cut. They could have kept a blocking tight end or two or three OL and some of the lower echelon guys who were cut blocked a hell of a lot better than these guys. Where they kept Evans and that linebacker Marquez Douglas, who were not worth much, they night have kept Briggs and a couple of other running backs. I truly do not see Singletary as brainy enough to judge who best might fit on a team. He seems to base his judgments on how often a guy can carry SOPOAGA over that hill. Frankly Singletary seems a little too dim to be a HC. Not that he is too dumb but that his mantra is pure force with too little emphasis
on using his brains. For example Walsh instead of moaning and trashing Chilo probably would devise plays to use Chilo's weakness to his advantage. I think our present coaches just piss and moan. We shall see if they can adapt.
No offense meant but...
The Genius(Walsh) was an Offensive mind that few will EVER match.
Samurai Mike is a Defensive
mind. Do you HONESTLY see him devising Offensive plays let alone plays taking advantage of a known weakness?
Before Nolan left I stated that replacing him with Sing was tantamount to replacing Nolan with Nolan. I still feel that way. Nolan made his mistakes sure. But 1st time HCs' will and are known to do so.
But Defensive coaches do NOT devise plays for the Offense that *BAM!!!* work. Shoot George used to devise plays that he thought would work because he knew what would and would not work against a Defense. He actually sent them into games and they failed miserably. Steve stated that he did not understand why they didn't work. But they would run them to appease George.
We do NOT need a Defensive minded HC to devise plays. We need the guy to let the Offensive staff do what they know how to do. Period.