Coaches or GMs with an actual history of success?

Sparks500

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That could come here and fix this mess? Are there any viable options out there?
im tired of rolling the dice on first timers.
 

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The problem I believe with the Bears is that the GM has supposedly been the top football guy as opposed to the team President but that guy is usually extremely inexperienced. So I like where I think your mind is at in that the Bears need to bring in someone whose done it before.

I’m being lazy and horrible with names but the Texans old GM, or the one that was with the Browns for a couple years would not be bad choices. I’d keep the guy under pace who has helped with our drafts.

My dream would be to toss loads of cash at Ozzie Newsome to get him out of retirement. That would take a new owner to make happen though.
 

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Rick Smith was Texans GM. Did a hellofa good job when he was there. He got canned when Bill O'Brian took over. Would be a great GM .
 

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If only the saints would fire Sean Payton……
 

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Hire John Dorsey off the Lions.

He's a red-ass, so wherever he goes he'll wear out his welcome in 3 years, but when you see what talent he brings in wherever he's been a GM - its worth putting up with it in the short term. Much of the talent you see on the current KC and Cleveland teams was brought in by Dorsey.

But as I said - he's a jackass even by NFL standards. You bring him in to infuse your roster with more talent, and then have another GM and Head coach on speed dial for when you are finally sick of him.
 

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I’m almost afraid to ask, but what do you all think of Jeff Fisher?
 

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Isn’t there anyone like Theo Epstein in football???

I have absolutely no idea who’s a GM in other teams. Heck, don’t even know most of the coaches.
 

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I don't think you want a re-tread. They typically don't work out that well.
 

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Rick Smith was Texans GM. Did a hellofa good job when he was there. He got canned when Bill O'Brian took over. Would be a great GM .
Rick Smith never got canned. His wife had cancer and he left on his own.
 

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Isn’t there anyone like Theo Epstein in football???

I have absolutely no idea who’s a GM in other teams. Heck, don’t even know most of the coaches.
Chris Ballard is that guy and the Bears could have easily had him but chose pace instead
 

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Its not a bad suggestion, but re-tread coaches rarely do well unless they were very young and got in a bad situation. McDaniels will get his shot again when he is ready.

I think its back to the well of proven coordinators. But narrowed down to guys with extensive experience and success with multiple teams.
 

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And WOW how about all those Superbowls the Colts have won in that time!
Agreed. And their spectacular 3-5 record this season. What a monster he has built! And he has to pay Wentz 28 million next season.
 

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