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AJ Smith: "Chargers were right to fire me"

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Lightning_Dynasty, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. Lightning_Dynasty

    Lightning_Dynasty Well-Known Member

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    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap10...mith-san-diego-chargers-were-right-to-fire-me

     
  2. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    Old news.
     
  3. DenverBolt67

    DenverBolt67 BoltTalker

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    AJ doesn;'t need to say this for us to already know it. He and Norv should have been fired last year
     
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  4. matilack

    matilack #therealagent47

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    At least AJ left with some class, got to pat him on the back for that.

    Norv was pointing fingers like a 10 year old.
     
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  5. DenverBolt67

    DenverBolt67 BoltTalker

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    In 6 years with the Chargers, Norv never once took accountability for mistakes he made. Like AJ or not, he on several occasions took ownership for poor drafts
     
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  6. Pumpkin Bolt

    Pumpkin Bolt Zin me!

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    Yea, AJ when he went out the back door as Norv addressed the media!
     
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  7. matilack

    matilack #therealagent47

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    Yeah no kiddin, its a shame AJ didn't take the mic and start throwing people under the bus too...because that would have been better than just bowing out quietly and voluntarily giving an interview later where he admits all his mistakes.:coffee:
     
  8. CoronaDoug

    CoronaDoug Well-Known Member

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    Got a feeking AJ will be GM for the NY jets
     
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  10. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    I liked AJ's stance when it came to the team, no one is bigger than the whole. He just went overboard with it. Like the Stillers, you play for what they will pay. It's not a right to play for them you have to earn it on every single down or it's the dog house and they ain't afraid to put you there.
     
  11. DenverBolt67

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    Too bad AJ didn't hold Clary, Buster, English and many others to that standard, let alone holding himself and Norv to it
     
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  12. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    I'm damn tired of "Club Diego" by the sea shore where it never rains and there is no such thing as a bad day. Deano needs to move the club facilities back to rough acres with no way out other than the team bus.
     
  13. Cheapseats

    Cheapseats Loud, proud Charger fan

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    Oh crud! Norv and AJ forgot to take Clary and English with them on the way out!
     
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  14. ETicket

    ETicket Well-Known Member

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    I'm thinking it's much more about a systemic attitude then geographic location.
     
  15. Pointyearedog

    Pointyearedog I love the smell of football in the morning.

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    Yeah, but Boulevard is such a nice place to hold a practice session in the middle of summer...
     
  16. Pumpkin Bolt

    Pumpkin Bolt Zin me!

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    If AJ only had a mirror :rolleyes:
     
  17. matilack

    matilack #therealagent47

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    I would be surprised if both were not cut before March. We're now at a point in Clary's contract where its maybe $20 cheaper to cut him, and I think that money could be better spent buying Ryan Mathews a few gallons of milk.

    English, I believe we save about $2M for cutting him.
     
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  18. Dublin Bolt

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    You know what's interesting. If Dean had fired Norv at end of 2011 season AJ probably would have survived and got the chance to pick his 2nd HC.
     
  19. DenverBolt67

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    Well, I guess we were fortunate that we kept Norv another year, as bad as that sounds
     
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    Having a few Lombardi's kind of helps in those negotoations from the Steelers point of view.
     
  21. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    Until Chuck Noll went there (former Charger DC) they never had a winning record but he brought a winning attitude and a kick your *** defense in and changed things. To many charger fans don't want a mean defense that aren't afraid to take a shot if it means winning a game. They call it "Cheating", I call it playing smart and taking a penalty in exchange for a win.
     
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  22. SDRaiderH8er

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    The Steel Curtain was awesome!
     
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    Down near Boulevard they practice hard
    They look at strife with such disregard
    They say it can't be won
    Unless the ball is run
    But if you choose to play
    You get Dianabol every day!
    It's okay...

    Hold On, it's Rough Acres Ranch.png
     

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