Mike Holmgren has been fired from the Cleveland Browns. Now I know there was some press release where they said he stepped down, and planned on retiring at the end of the season. However we know that’s not true. Who believes that a guy woke up 6 games into the football season and decided to quit a front office job? A job – I might add – that he hasn’t been good at since the day he walked through the door, yet he continued to cash the checks? Dude got fired, because a new owner came in, and saw that he wasn’t getting it done. This situation reminds me of the one the Miami Dolphins were in with the Big Tuna.
Bill Parcells stole money from the Miami Dolphins (Mike Holmgren style). He got a front office job based on his reputation and a Super Bowl championship. Yet he never produced any substantive results, and once there was an ownership change he went deuces.… Read More
I was never under the assumption that the Saints were sorry for the bounty scandal. How could you be sorry when you cover up a scandal for years, and then lie when questioned about it? Payton and the Saints said they were sorry because they got caught (Jim Tressel style). Also how could you regret doing it, when it helped you win a super bowl?
I’m not saying they won the super bowl because of injuries. However I do think the bounties gave the defense an extra incentive to do their job. And don’t give me the argument that it had no effect, because if that were true they wouldn’t use the program.
After punishment was levied, one would assume you would lay low, kind of like one of those gunslingers in an old western.… Read More