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Fire Rivera and bring in Nolan

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Showmeyourbolt, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. Showmeyourbolt

    Showmeyourbolt Well-Known Member

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  2. boltsnow

    boltsnow BoltTalker

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    And for what reason? Rivera got this team back together after the early injuries. He chewed out the players when it was needed and they responded. The defense was our strong game yesterday.

    Look at Nolans ranking in there against the run. Also, against the pass he has some real good pass rushers and we didn't. They have the personel to apply pressure and on the QB from the front line. Probably why their run defense suffered. Besides, while we were tightening up our game for an 11 game run they were giving up leads & couldn't get leads because of a bad defense.

    Sorry but I'll stay with my boy!
     
  3. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    if Rivera leaves to be head coach of the Bills or if, for some reason, Norv gets the boot with Rivera taking over, then I can see bringing in Nolan. Either way it'd be a tough debate between John Pagano and Mike Nolan for the job

    until and unless that happens, I doubt Rivera will get the boot
     
  4. Showmeyourbolt

    Showmeyourbolt Well-Known Member

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    I know, just thought I'd make a controversial headline while posting some nfl news:lol:
     
  5. powayslugger

    powayslugger Feckless Slappy

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    I can't fault Rivera for this loss.

    Nolan? Bring him in to coach the LBs.

    Say whatever you want, but the "D" played good enough for us to win 13 games this year... Rivera was able to shine up our depleted D-line when it looked like $h!t early on. I give him props for that. It wasn't our D that let us down yesterday.

    Giving up 17 points wasn't the problem... only scoring 14 was.
     
  6. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    No need to fire Rivera. He got the defense together the best he could with the patchwork of personnel he had available.

    The defense played great in the playoff game with the exception of that one long run.
     
  7. Ride The Lightning

    Ride The Lightning Join the Dark Side, we have cookies.

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    Beat me to it.
     
  8. LV Bolt Fan

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    :yes:
     
  9. IFiredCHart

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    I would put money on the Cardinals hiring him, not the Dolphins.
     
  10. RM24

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    If you-know-who hits those 2 FG's it's 20 points we score....:unsure: (but I digress)
     
  11. Chargers-Superhero

    Chargers-Superhero Just win the Damn SB !!!

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    Only if Rivera leaves. No reason to fire him.

    Our defense only allowed around 16 points a game on our 11 game win streak. The Jets only got 17 on us.

    Not his fault our offense, and NATE F-N Kaeding didn't put points on the board.

    Our offense averages 28 a game, and 30 a game in our 11 game win streak.
     
  12. Astro Zombie

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    He's pretty much a done deal in Miami.

    Rivera kicked *** yesterday. The only area where we're really lacking is getting a pass rush with 4-5 guys. There's an issue on the Dline that's causing this problem there's no way that Phillips, Merriman and English are all that bad. There's something not happiening on the inside that screwing us up on the outside.
     
  13. HollywoodLeo

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    That's part of the offense.

    Well, I guess special teams technically, but it's part of scoring points which is the department they failed at.
     
  14. Chargers-Superhero

    Chargers-Superhero Just win the Damn SB !!!

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    Nolan has been reported to be a done deal in Miami, and the former Pats DC is on his way to Denver.
     
  15. ChargerRay

    ChargerRay #FireMcCoy #FirePagano Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Nope bad idea. Rivera has the D heading the the right direction and you want him fired? If anything, the D kept us in the game yesterday. Only negatives was that stupid headbutt by Phillips and Weddles missed tackle.
     
  16. Chargers-Superhero

    Chargers-Superhero Just win the Damn SB !!!

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    Jackson's kicking of the flag, missed FG's, bad onside kick call (should have pinned them deep with the time left IMO)

    We came out flat on Offense. D did alright. Held them to 17 points. Under our average of 20.0, and below the Jets average of 21 a game for their offense.
     
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    Count me in as another vote of confidence in Ron.

    D played very well on Sun, well enough for us to be in a position to win. Like Astro said, we just need to get the DL situation solved so we can generate a consistent pass rush w/ the 5 front guys.
     
  18. HEXEDBOLT

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

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    Ron is on to something here in San Diego and I'd love to see him return. Remember we still have OG, Martin and the former #1 pick Johnson, chomping at the bit and still in the stables.

    The D grew stronger as the year wore on, they may just come out smoking hot next season right from the start.

    The one thing I'd love to see next year from the entire coaching staff is, ditch the PC garbage. IMHO, Jackson and Phillips should have both been pulled from the game and benched. No questions asked. You're being paid like a professional now act like one or your backside will be buried in pine.
     
  19. BoltsFanUK

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    Exactly :yes:
     
  20. CoronaDoug

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    Look what Ron has done with a bunch of back UPS and practice squad players. Keep him.
     
  21. Ride The Lightning

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    Cro should have been benched on after that first whiff on Greene.
     
  22. HEXEDBOLT

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

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    Cro should be in another city playing football and making babies.
     
  23. S.D.Love

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    KEEP RIVERA! KEEP PHILLIPS!

    CUT CROMASTURBATER LOOSE!!!!!!!
     

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