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Don't Blame GM for Schottenheimer's departure

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by WonderSlug, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. WonderSlug

    WonderSlug Well-Known Member

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    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/writers/jim_trotter/10/04/chargers/index.html

    by Jim Trotter

    CNN/SI
    October 4, 2007


    Click on link for complete article.
     
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  2. nickelbolt

    nickelbolt Fuggedaboutit

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    Great, great article.

    Maybe you locals can display signs that read:

    "THANKS FOR THE MESS, MARTY!!"

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    EDIT: And maybe the players will stop feeling sorry for themselves and move on.
     
  3. Johnny Lightning

    Johnny Lightning Go Bolts

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    I blame the stubborn german and leisue for this mess :icon_evil:
     
  4. BlueandGold

    BlueandGold The Oracle

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    Outstanding article.

    I do eventually want to see what Pagano can do.
     
  5. Johnny Lightning

    Johnny Lightning Go Bolts

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    I would like to see what the players can do...

    Beat the donks :bolt:
     
  6. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    I'll take Marty and Kurt over Norv and Ted any freakin' day!!!!
     
  7. msmith

    msmith BoltTalker

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    Say I am a department manager and my boss just tells me that it will be a make or break year for me. My two best assistants are gone because my boss refuses to keep them. I want someone that who I can trust to do the job so I call on my brother to fill one of the vacant spots. However, my boss says no but he would choose the best people for me (according to his experience and opionion).

    Since I don't run the department but giving a pep talk once a week (according to some peopel), and I can't pick my staff to support me this coming year, how am I going to make this year successful? Also, the success of last year is credited to the HR department for smartly staffing talent employees in my department. My work and toil get very little credit. Then in the regional contest my department fails miserably, so everybody is blaming me for it. With two new assistants do I think we can advance to regional again this year?

    Do I really need to see the smirk of the evil Human Resource Director everyday? To remind me how smart he is and how useless I am? Come to think it I really don't need this crap.
     
  8. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Very true. For the Spanoses this is the second family business. Guess it begins and ends with them.
     
  9. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair Well-Known Member

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    Red bombs to anyone still sporting Marty avatars. What a freaking POS.
     
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  10. Kwak

    Kwak ....

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    That is horse ****. Marty let them interview. He also let position coaches get raided. Also, you can not prevent a OC or DC from interviewing for a HC job.

    Position coaches you can decline permission to interview, but no OC or DC. And in the instance where we lost 2 of our best position coaches to other teams, it was MARTY who let them interview.

    HE had control of his staff.

    And that Article was dead on. Dean Spanos' big mistake was not firing Marty's *** after the playoff loss and before we lost Wade. That is who AJ wanted to promote.
     
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  11. Kwak

    Kwak ....

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    Hell yes! :yes:
     
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  12. nickelbolt

    nickelbolt Fuggedaboutit

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    :clap: Thank you for beating me to it.
     
  13. Kwak

    Kwak ....

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    Really you would? Shocking...just shocking...


    Like freaking clock work....
     
  14. Kwak

    Kwak ....

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    Some people completely fail at reading com·pre·hen·sion
     
  15. msmith

    msmith BoltTalker

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    The players reject the new coaches and do not play up to their talent level.

    AJ brought in the new coaches because Dean fired Marty.

    Marty got fired because he dared to cross the line.

    Therefore the miserable state of the current team is all because of Marty's fault.

    Lynch that guy.
     
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  16. nickelbolt

    nickelbolt Fuggedaboutit

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    Not all, but yeah... that's a great way of looking at it.

    Thanks for coming around! :lol:
     
  17. PowderLove

    PowderLove Former Mod, Current Slacker

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    I never liked the Spanoses. Ticket guarantee? No relatives for anybody else but them? BS, pure and simple.
     
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  18. LittleTrain

    LittleTrain BoltTalker

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    Story recap:

    "AJ is as innocent as a lamb."

    I'm not buyin' it.
     
  19. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    I am done whining about the coaches and GM.

    I will wait to see what things look like later. Once we are eliminated, if we are eliminated for post season competition, then I will readdress this.
     
  20. PhilipRivers#1

    PhilipRivers#1 BoltTalker

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    Welcome Back !! :icon_toast:
     
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  21. MtlBoltsFan

    MtlBoltsFan Jesse Ventura/Howard Stern 2016

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    I wonder how much AJ paid to get this article into circulation :lol:
     
  22. Buck Melanoma

    Buck Melanoma Guest

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    Good idea, but will it last?

    I'm not sure that I can keep all of my feelings suppressed if we keep playing the way that we have been.
     
  23. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    I will try and make it last.

    I hope the coaching staff turns it on, turns it around and can rub everyone of our noses in their success...:yes:
     
  24. MasterOfPuppets

    MasterOfPuppets Charger fan since 1979

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    I stopped reading your post at this point...it is flawed, a GM cannot keep a coordinator from interviewing for a HC position (maybe contractually he can but ethically he can't)

    EDIT : Unfortunetly I stopped reading the thread so I didn't realize others had addressed this :icon_shrug:
     
  25. Buck Melanoma

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    If they can turn this mess around & get us into the playoffs, I'll gladly retract every negative statement that I've made about them.

    I just don't think that Cottrell is capable. Norv may be, but he certainly hasn't proved otherwise yet.
     
  26. 17Rocks

    17Rocks Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, a genius who got outsmarted by an english major...

    Marty hung around long enough to let Wade and Cam slip away and then artfully arranged the ultimate "fuc you" by forcing deano to fire him so he could walk with a pile of cash...

    AJ now knows what prison sex is like courtesy of the "gleemenheimer"...
     

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