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"If the coaches would just turn the team over to Vince..."

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by erut07, Nov 22, 2010.

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  1. erut07 Camp Fodder

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    "They'ld never lose another game."

    These are the words of Vince's high school coach, after Vince Young got shut out by Oklahoma in his sophmore season at Texas. This was while Vince was struggling and Texas fans were calling for his head. Everyone wanted him benched. It was a ballsy statement, but it was also prophetic. After that game, Texas didn't lose another and Vince Young looked like a totally different player.

    Now take that for what it's worth. Obviously, comparing high school and college to the NFL means very little, but when it comes to managing the players, a lot can be learned. Why have we not seen the same Vince we saw in 2006 ever since? What happened between then and now that he would look more like the shaky QB from his early days at Texas, instead of the guy breaking away for a 30 yard TD against the Texans in OT? We'll probably never know, and maybe it's all in Vince's head, but when someone brought up this quote recently, it made me wonder...
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  2. onetontitan Fire, walk with me.

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    ...Because high school coaches (particularly ones with a "claim to fame") are going to know exactly what the NFL coaches need to do.
  3. World Peace n/a

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    Fire Jeff Fisher, he couldn't coach his way out of a paper bag.
  4. MCMLXXXIII Special Teams Standout

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    One read then run doesn't work against the big boys. Especially when you aren't that fast.
  5. erut07 Camp Fodder

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    Yea, I brought this up in OP. Maybe you should read before posting.

    Like I said, this isn't about coaching, this is about managing players. Fisher never managed Vince the way his previous coaches did in order to win championships with him. All I am saying, is over-managing Vince has clearly been a hinderance to him in the past. Fisher has been doing that from day 1. He's obviously not gonna take coaching tips from a high school coach, but it doesn't mean he can't learn something about his players from them.
  6. JCBRAVE #getyourlifetogether

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    We've gotta dump the Fish for this to happen. I'm all for keeping Vince if Fisher is gone, but we all know Fisher aint leaving.
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    Look what happened when turned the team over to Vince in 2006 and 2009.
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    onetontitan ...Because high school coaches (particularly ones with a "claim to fame") are going to know exactly what the NFL coaches need to do.


    I am out of ^^^^5's so here is one for you
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    Please stop talking. This is exactly how VY feels, and it's the reason why we're in this mess right now.
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