Fisher to Possibly Gain Power with Reese Departure

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  1. A living legend. Staff

    SUMMARY: Though Titans COO Steve Underwood stated that the new General Manager would retain the same duties as former GM Floyd Reese, it is very possible Coach Jeff Fisher may gain more power and influence in personnel decisions. Underwood says the Titans will search both in-house and around the league to find a suitable replacement for Reese. It is a pretty safe bet to assume that the new hire will be someone who is on the same wavelength as Fisher. Among those candidates who may be considered are Cleveland’s Phil Savage, former Bills and Steelers executive Tom Donohoe, former Jets GM Terry Bradway and Mike Reinfeldt, Rich Snead, who is acting as the interim GM, and scout Blake Beddingfield, who has handled the team’s draft boards and some administrative and personnel work.

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  2. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Crap the booze out.

    Lord, I hope not. If Fisher has one major downfall it's his inability to part ways with players he 'likes' or is buddies with. Just imagine when he drafts guys. He'll have 2nd day draft picks starting no matter how they pan out.
  3. DeutschTitan

    DeutschTitan Camp Fodder

    I wouldn't read too much into this. There isn't much for local writers to write about and this is something to sell papers. It could be Fisher has a bit more of a say in personnel, but I would expect things to be just like it was when Reese was here.
  4. TNThunder

    TNThunder Guest

    Supposedly Fisher gains final say on the 53 man roster. I am sure that whomever comes in will work closer with Fisher, being the new guy in town. He will probably cave in more than Reese in draft picks and FA's. Fisher has been known to keep his buddies around too long though, so it is going to be interesting to see what happens if he has final say in the roster.
  5. MattPan25

    MattPan25 Guest

    all ik is that is saw the name Tom Donohoe and instantly got sick. i saw and heard a lot of went on in buffalo since i lived a hour and a half away from there. he just made bad decesions and went about things the wrong way all the time. noone liked im as gm there. lets hope we dont get stuck with him.
  6. Snookus

    Snookus YA DIGGGG

    How about Phil Savage, the man did draft that Baltimore defense and the good part of the offense.
  7. GLinks

    GLinks Second Gear

    Nice MF Doom avatar, by the way, Snookus.
  8. Snookus

    Snookus YA DIGGGG

    Retarded in real life, on the mic rainman.

  9. Puck

    Puck Pro Bowler

    maybe we will start drafting players to fit our schemes
    instead of continuing to position guys into them when they don't
  10. PAtitansfan53

    PAtitansfan53 Kush & OJ

    Please get savage, he drafts players that fit schemes and is well known for good drafts and is a proven GM. look at the ravens D he drafted and guys like Kamerion Wimbley 11 sacks Dqwell(not sure of the spelling) Jackson a good LB with over 100 tackels and will take a chance on smart guys with potential in the later rounds like Justin Hamilton who they said had a good year.
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