Upgrading the coaching staff...

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Titans2004, Feb 3, 2006.

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  1. Titans2004

    Titans2004 Pro Bowler

    Why haven't the Titans made any coaching moves this offseason? Is it arrogance on Fisher's part that he thinks his staff is as good as it can get. I mean other guys like Saban, and Del Rio have no problem trying to upgrade their staffs and even created new job titles to do it. I don't care how good a DC Fisher thinks that Schwartz is when you are ranked in the bottom 3-4 teams for several yrs in a row I think that is cause for at least bringing in someone to help out. The secondary has struggled in the development of its players...Echols, Beckham, Woolfolk, Williams, Gardner, Thompson...none of these guys have performed to their draft status or made much improvement from yr to yr. Coaching has to play a role or else it is that Reese struggles evaluating talent.

    I just wish we would bring in Jim Bates as an assistant defensive coach or something like that. His teams in Miami always played tough and he always had a good secondary. In 1 yr at GB he turned their defense around and had a bunch of young guys in the secondary playing well. They were first against the pass this yr. His last 2 yrs at Miami the Fins were 2nd and 3rd against the pass. The guy is a great coach and teacher. No doubt he would be an upgrade so why not make a move for him? Is it Fisher's ego or that Bud doesn't want to spend anymore money?

    Their are 2 simple ways to make your team better...get better players or get better coaches...when you have won as few games as we have the past 2 yrs then change is needed in both areas.
  2. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

    SEC 330 BIPOLAR jive turkey

    No. Neither I think. I think that Fisher likes to have a certain comfort level with those around him. He's big on loyalty I'm told. He likes his beotches...

    I think he just swapped out a couple of assistants...a film guy, I know.
  3. MsTitan

    MsTitan Camp Fodder

    You are my new best friend.:)) I don't remember seeing you post previously but trust me, you are definitely preaching to the choir. We have had a bunch a discussions about Schwartz over the past two years. Check out "Fire Schwartz" and "Get Rid of Schwartz Now." I said it last year. Most people feel the same way except a few (rcarie et al) that think that injuries killed us or they actually think that he is doing a similar job to what Williams did. WHATEVER. I personally don't think it's Reese because no one ever questioned his judgement prior to Schwartz. He has always done an admirable job recognizing talent. It strange that the defensive players aren't developing. Every class is behind schedule. I also find it interesting that you didn't mention replacing the offensive coaches. How do feel about them? I don't see many people questioning any of the offensive players drafted. Troupe is rounding out. The rookie WRs did better than any of the recent defensive drafts. The only negative is Calico and his problems clearly aren't related to anyone but himself.

    We have had this debate a thousand times. I am not wavering. In my opinion they should have let Schwartz go last year.

    Also other threads have mentioned upgrading the DC with McGinnis.
  4. Puck

    Puck Pro Bowler

    and I came out first to say Jim Washburn
    his lines have been consistent (to a point) and they respect him

    and he had more fire during practice than anyone I've ever seen

    but at this point ,I don't care who it is .... except Schwartz
  5. Jwill1919

    Jwill1919 Coach

    couldn't be any worse. what have we got to lose? our pride? oh, wait, getting the ball rammed down our throats for the past two years makes me feel like a cheap porn actress:banned:
  6. Nash

    Nash Starter

    if a head coach is on the hotseat, the only coach that will go there is one looking for the HC job, or one that is desparate for a job..not enough security...maybe getting a new DC is not that easy
  7. GoT

    GoT Strength and Honor Tip Jar Donor

    DC's are easy to find. Fisher found his just hanging around the coffee pot.
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