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Proof that steroids cause brain damage

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by sdbound, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. sdbound

    sdbound Well-Known Member

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    http://www.9news.com/sports/article.aspx?storyid=107398&catid=345

    Romo to Bowlen: I'm your man for head coach

    DENVER (AP) - Bill Romanowski has the perfect coaching candidate in mind for the Denver Broncos, a dark horse, somebody out of the blue who's on nobody's radar -- himself.

    The former Pro Bowl linebacker who spends his post-playing days running a nutrition company and dabbling in broadcasting and acting told The Associated Press on Thursday night that he's serious about wanting a chance at coaching his old team.

    He said he sent Broncos owner Pat Bowlen a lengthy PowerPoint presentation touting his credentials and outlining the fresh ideas he would bring to the job that Mike Shanahan held for 14 seasons before his stunning dismissal last week.

    "I can't stop thinking about this," said Romanowski, who played for San Francisco, Philadelphia, Denver and Oakland during a standout 16-year career in the NFL that was marred by a bad temper and his admitted use of THG, the designer steroid at the center of the BALCO scandal.

    "This may be a complete fantasy and that's all right ... At the end of the day, nothing may happen from it."

    Romanowski has no official NFL coaching experience, just a knowledge from the players' perspective.

    "For Pat to do something like this, it would take him being a visionary, thinking outside the box," said Romanowski, whose coaching experience includes helping with his son's football team. "Him hiring me, it's a long shot. I understand that. I know that."

    The Broncos met with Miami Dolphins secondary coach Todd Bowles on Thursday, the seventh candidate to interview for the job. All are current NFL assistant coaches. Team spokesman Patrick Smyth said there were no other candidates scheduled to interview for the vacancy, one of the most coveted in all of football.

    The Broncos had no comment on Romanowski's interest in the coaching vacancy.

    Romanowski is hopeful that Bowlen gives him even a courtesy call because he's certain he can win him over.

    "I truly believe that I'd be the best person in the country for the job. That's me being confident in my abilities," Romanowski said.
    In his more than 30-page presentation that he zipped off to Bowlen, Romanowski outlined how he'd run things if he were in charge. He would hire a new defensive staff and revamp the player personnel department, analyzing the college scouting system in a new way, he said.

    "I'd take the top 60 colleges in the country that produce pro prospects and I would treat those 60 like they were their own league and start looking at freshmen when they come in," Romanowski said. "When 80 percent of your talent comes from 20 percent of the colleges, I think you ought to have a pretty strong focus on those colleges."

    Romanowski would also hire a full-time nutritionist and recruit some of the world's elite strength and conditioning coaches, he said.

    "I'd have literally a full-time person mixing up protein shakes every day," said Romanowski, who is president and CEO of a nutritional company called Nutrition53. "The business is football, which is having fast, strong, explosive players."

    He'd also have on staff someone to keep an eye on the emotional well-being of the players, he said.

    "In the NFL now, nobody touches (that)," Romanowski said. "They only try to fix it when it breaks, when someone ... has trouble with alcohol or drugs. How about a performance coach?"

    Bowlen fired Shanahan after the Broncos blew a three-game lead with three weeks left in the season and finished 8-8, missing the playoffs for the third straight year, something that hadn't happened in Denver since 1980-82.

    Romanowski thinks he can help get the team back on track.
    "I laid out a whole game plan on how I'd do these things," he said. "I love what I do now. It's not like I have to have the head coaching job for the Denver Broncos. I happen to be pretty confident in my abilities and I know what I could do there."

    :icon_rofl:
     
  2. SDRaiderH8er

    SDRaiderH8er Well-Known Member

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    He should get the job, and after 4 Years they might just get the hint that he can not coach!
     
  3. Aggieman

    Aggieman I bleed blue and gold

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    Well credit him for trying but a lot of this article sounds silly. Seriously though, I would hate to play for a guy that thinks hurting players is a "damn good plan."
     
  4. RM24

    RM24 BoltTalker

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    Yeah Bowlen, hire his azz. That would insure us 2 wins next season! :yes:
     
  5. AnteaterCharger

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

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    Just what we need, a guy who would make this team Raiders Mid West and would make Mike Shanahan's chop blocking antics seem like a team of angels
     
  6. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    I would love to see Romo sucker punch Cutler after an interception!
     
  7. Fouts

    Fouts I heart Deano!

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    PLEASE HIRE HIM!!! :yes: With Al Davis in Chokeland, and Romosteroidski in Denver, this ought to ease up the AFC west nicely for us for the next decade!!! :lol:
     
  8. chaargers

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    Sounds a lot like hiring Matt Millen as GM... some things just won't work.
    As a Bolt fan, I say Hook that up!!!
     
  9. auctoritas

    auctoritas BoltTalker

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    This needs to happen...do it Bowlen!
     
  10. Kwak

    Kwak ....

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    Oh how wonderful that would be.

    Mr. "Roid Rage" as a HC. :icon_rofl:

    But hey, he has great coaching credentials.....helped on his son's Pop Warner team!!

    Romo-Coach.
     
  11. TheLash

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    Who Wouldn't?!:yes:
     
  12. Retired Catholic

    Retired Catholic BoltTalker

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    Romo would be perfect. He could hire Arnold Mandell to oversee the emotional well being of the players.
     
  13. Thumper

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    Would Denver even be able to field a team with half the players suspended for taking the wrong "vitamins"? :lol:
     
  14. TBF

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    Where can I vote...? For the Chargers sake, I would love for him to coach at Denver.
     

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