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  • Credibility of the Steve Spagnuolo Story

    Sorry if it's been posted before but I came across the story that Saints players want Spagnuolo fired. Typical ''annonymous'' crap but can anyone shed some light if this is actually true or not? Or just writers trying to get a story out?

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    Originally posted by Hassett00 View Post
    Sorry if it's been posted before but I came across the story that Saints players want Spagnuolo fired. Typical ''annonymous'' crap but can anyone shed some light if this is actually true or not? Or just writers trying to get a story out?
    If it's true and happens, don't expect it to make a difference in how the Giants carry out their plans for next season for Perry Fewell. They will not suddenly take back their word and fire Fewell to bring back Spags.
    Over 7000 posts, advanced member, joined March 2002. 1st post (as anonymous) was the day after Super Bowl 35

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      #AnonymousSaintsPlayer

      I'm Commander Shepard, and this is my favorite team in the NFL.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by repeatchamps View Post
        If it's true and happens, don't expect it to make a difference in how the Giants carry out their plans for next season for Perry Fewell. They will not suddenly take back their word and fire Fewell to bring back Spags.
        +1.

        besides Spags had the 1 cinderella year with us in 07. hes had nothing sense.
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        • #5
          Originally posted by BigBlue1971 View Post
          +1.

          besides Spags had the 1 cinderella year with us in 07. hes had nothing sense.
          Thank you for being a lone voice of reason on these boards re: Spags. I don't get the Spags love that so many on here have. He was an absolute disaster in STL. Fisher, a mediocre, defensive minded coach, has the team playing much better than Spags did, and in an NFCW which is drastically tougher than the pansy division it was when Spags was there. His NO team just set the record for most yards ever given up.
          Yes, the Giant D played great in '07 - it also had a still effective Strahan, an at his peak Tuck and Osi, the underrated Cofield, and excellent veteran leadership in Pierce, Mitchell and Madison (along with Strahan) of course. I'm not saying Spags' role was meaningless - he did a great job with that talent, but there's no reason whatsover based on his record to believe he can do it with less.

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            I'm not saying we should go for him at all. I just wanted to get peoples views on him seeing he's been at times rated out of this world by a few on this board. See what the views are now that he has had the worst defence in total yards in NFL history. I personally don't see us parting with Fewell. I blame him for a few things. But I put more blame on the players for miscues etc granted we did have some injuries in key positions but that's not excuse for playing poorly at times

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            • #7
              Originally posted by repeatchamps View Post
              If it's true and happens, don't expect it to make a difference in how the Giants carry out their plans for next season for Perry Fewell. They will not suddenly take back their word and fire Fewell to bring back Spags.
              Not that I want that to happen, but who gave their word? The only thing I've heard was when TC was asked about coaching changes, he said "not that I would discuss or have intentions of".

              Did Reese say anything regarding it?

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              • #8
                Originally posted by M00KIE View Post
                Not that I want that to happen, but who gave their word? The only thing I've heard was when TC was asked about coaching changes, he said "not that I would discuss or have intentions of".

                Did Reese say anything regarding it?
                Coaches are Coughlins decision.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by BigBlue1971 View Post
                  +1.

                  besides Spags had the 1 cinderella year with us in 07. hes had nothing sense.
                  Nah, I recall he did very well for us in 2008. I think the offense just sputtered out.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by slipknottin View Post
                    Coaches are Coughlins decision.
                    I know they let the head coach bring in his own staff, but they don't always let him keep a coach/coordinator who isn't a good fit.
                    “Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.” MB Rule # 1

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                    • #11
                      Yes there is no way anyone could ever dislike Spags.

                      Or reality is that he has been a crap coach since 2008.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by RoanokeFan View Post
                        I know they let the head coach bring in his own staff, but they don't always let him keep a coach/coordinator who isn't a good fit.
                        Well Coughlin was the one who fired Bill Sheridan

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by JB456 View Post
                          Nah, I recall he did very well for us in 2008. I think the offense just sputtered out.
                          in the 2008 playoffs his defense looked like a Bill Sheridan special

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by slipknottin View Post
                            Well Coughlin was the one who fired Bill Sheridan
                            I'm willing to say not before he talked to Reese and Mara or they talked to him.
                            “Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.” MB Rule # 1

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by YATittle1962 View Post
                              in the 2008 playoffs his defense looked like a Bill Sheridan special
                              Let's also not forget it was Spags who recommended Sheridan as his replacement.
                              “Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.” MB Rule # 1

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