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Say We Lose Rivera.....

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by RM24, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. RM24

    RM24 BoltTalker

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    Who do we acquire to run this D? Promote somebody? Hopefully get Wade back if Jerry fires him? Thoughts?
     
  2. Showmeyourbolt

    Showmeyourbolt Well-Known Member

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    Mike Nolan as DC if Rivera leaves.
     
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  3. Ride The Lightning

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

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    If Rivera leaves and Wade is not available? Nolan if avail

    edit: :lol: showmeyourbolt beat me by a minute
     
  4. RM24

    RM24 BoltTalker

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    :lol: I'll give you the points RTL. I think he would be on my list too. He does know the 3-4 and did a great job with Ravens as I recall (or was it another team?) I think we better act fast of Rivera leaves. Which leads me to another questions. WHY THE HELL WOULD RIVERA TAKE THAT JOB? Oh yeah, a serious pay rai$e......
     
  5. MasterOfPuppets

    MasterOfPuppets Charger fan since 1979

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    I think Nolan was hired by the donks
     
  6. Gridreaper

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    ...I thought the new Donko coach, Belichick Jr., was bringing Nolan in to tweak that awesome defense :icon_shrug:
     
  7. !~BOLT~!

    !~BOLT~! Well-Known Member

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    Maybe Rex Ryan will get snubbed a head gig, that'd be a nice pickup.
     
  8. Thumper

    Thumper WHS

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    Bring back Bill Arnsparger! :yes:
     
  9. Boltjolt

    Boltjolt Well-Known Member

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    The bend but dont break defense?

    Fuc* that!
     
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  10. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    :tup: Niceeeee...
     
  11. BoltzRule

    BoltzRule Well-Known Member

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    Promote Pagano.
     
  12. Nomad

    Nomad Very Senior Member

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    If we are going to run the bend but don't break D, lets find Sam Bass - he was a master at it. :tdown::unsure:
     
  13. LV Bolt Fan

    LV Bolt Fan Well-Known Member

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    Rob Ryan.
     
  14. Ride The Lightning

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

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    I don't understand why people are naming other teams Dcs.
     
  15. AnteaterCharger

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

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    Mike Nolan - hired by Broncos
    Rob Ryan - hired by Browns

    try again
     
  16. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Cottrell is avialable!
     
  17. Retired Catholic

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    Nolan has been linked to both Denver and Green Bay. Ryan would be my next choice, or bring back Wade. He had a good thing going with the players we have.
     
  18. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    Neither do I. :icon_shrug:
     
  19. RipTheJacker

    RipTheJacker Well-Known Member

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    If Rivera leaves, id put money on pagano becoming the next DC
     
  20. Dublin Bolt

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    Yep, that's what I've been hearing/reading. He is spoken of v highly, don't know why though. He's been lucky to have the players he has.
     
  21. cool arrow

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    You should get kicked in the nuts for that one!

    :icon_rofl::icon_rofl::icon_rofl:
     
  22. AnteaterCharger

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

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    agreed x 100
     
  23. cool arrow

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    It would make his eyeballs go :icon_eyes:

    and make his hair grow :nana_rasta:
     
  24. AnteaterCharger

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

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    there is a larger issue if we lose Rivera

    I think we all would agree that when Rivera was brought in, he was seen as a future NFL head coach after Norv's contract was up. If now Rivera is gone too, Norv has one more year left on his contract after the 2009 season. We'd have a DC for maybe one year before AJ and company would have to make a decision on Norv whether to either keep him (and extend him) or to release him (because you won't let a head coach stay on a one year deal).

    So we'd have to find a DC for one year, pretty much our last push year with all our big guys under contract, and then from there we might lose him as well as our HC and most of our staff. So we'd have to rebuild the coaching staff from scratch.
     
  25. BoltinPortugal

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    I don't know what I'd prefer, but from everything I've heard Pagano would be the next in line.
     
  26. nickelbolt

    nickelbolt Fuggedaboutit

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    There's a guy in Cleveland named Romeo Crennel who used to coach a decent defense up in New England.

    Granted they were a disappointment this year, but I heard an interview with Willie McGinest that made me think the players still believed in him.

    Would at least be worth a shot bringing him in.
     
  27. turbo_turtle

    turbo_turtle In Disguise

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    If we were to lose Rivera I would definitely like Romeo to become our DC.

    Romeo Drennels Defenses with the Patriots were punishing to say the least.

    I would love us to get Crennel if Rivera goes somewhere else.
     
  28. LV Bolt Fan

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    Because the question was asked and I answered. :icon_eek:
     
  29. Thread_Killer

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    This is moot. Rivera is staying, I guarantee it.
     
  30. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Hey TK. Happy new year. I hope you are right. I want to see what he can do with a full off season and mini/training camp to get the D in shape.
     

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