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Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossley

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by Chamuko, Sep 20, 2005.

  1. Chamuko

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    Texans fire offensive coordinator Palmer


    NFL.com wire reports

    HOUSTON (Sept. 19, 2005) -- The Houston Texans fired offensive coordinator Chris Palmer following the team's second straight embarrassing loss.

    Palmer will be replaced by offensive line coach Joe Pendry, according to a source who asked not to be identified because the team had not yet made the announcement.

    The Houston Chronicle first reported the firing on its Website.

    Palmer, who has been the offensive coordinator since the team's inception, also called the plays.

    The Texans lost to Pittsburgh 27-7 after losing to Buffalo 22-7 in the opener. Houston has averaged the fewest yards (170.5), fewest passing yards (66.5) and points (7) in the NFL through its first two games.

    In Sunday's game, quarterback David Carr appeared to be confused and bewildered. He was sacked eight times -- the most since the expansion year in 2002 and one shy of the most in the team's 50-game history.

    Against Buffalo, Houston allowed five sacks and had five turnovers.

    Palmer joined the Texans after being fired after one season as coach of the Cleveland Browns.

    Pendry was the offensive coordinator under Capers for three seasons at Carolina. He spent 1998-2000 in the same position with Buffalo.

    Houston has a bye in Week 3 before traveling to Cincinnati on Oct. 2.
     
  2. Zero2Cool

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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    Can he do that? Or is that up to Sherman? I thought he said Sherman has the reigns over his coaching staff.
     
  3. musccy

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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    I believe you're right slick, but man I want that guy gone. You know Rossely is running the show a lot more than MS lets on.
     
  4. Chamuko

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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    So Slick if it is Shermans call, then we are stuck with that guy until hell frezzes over or until the Viqueens win a Super Bowl whatever happens first, even when we all know that the second thing is impossible....
     
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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    If Sherman was going to do what is best for the Packers and fire Rossley he would have done it a long time ago. Instead he fired Donatell. That's when I started losing faith in Sherman.
     
  6. recte44

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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    What, if any, real qualifications did Rossley ever actually have to be an NFL Coordinator?

    Ugh, I used to be a huge Sherman supporter. The way this franchise is crashing and burning lately is really making me regret that.
     
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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    I want heads to roll
     
  8. digsthepack

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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    Rossley directed the awesome Holy Cross offense! C'mon, that's a direct stepping stone to the pros...........
     
  9. Zero2Cool

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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    Did you know that when Sherman took over as HC it was his FIRST experience as a HC.
    Rossley when he took over as OC it was his FIRST experience as a OC.
    Donatell when he took over as DC it was his FIRST experience as a DC.

    I'm still kind of shocked by that. I'm far from a HC but with being my first go as a HC I'd want two experienced DC/OC on my staff.
     
  10. IPBprez

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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    And, so far, Ed Donatell has improved his first time success(es) with the Falcons... by going to the NFC Championship game immediately after changing Teams. Hmmmmmmmm..... I'd like to have been a fly on the Corporate wall's Lunchroom after that happened... Ya think the Office underlings were around the Cooler committing Sherman worship?

    Rossley has yet to improve anything.....
     
  11. digsthepack

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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    For the criminal offense that is imposing Tom Rossley upon this team and its fans, Mike Sherman needs to be highly scrutinized on a game-to-game basis. I think we all know who is pulling the offense's trigger, and for putting friendship before winning and the team, I would be happy to see both gone.

    Like I said earlier, as a player, if my HC/OC was running a huddle up offense when we need two scores with less than 5 minutes left, I walk away with one of two impressions:

    1. Utter incompetence...as Favre has made a career eating defenses up in 2-minute offense mode.

    2. The coaching staff has conceded the game before the final whistle. Absolutely unforgiveable and no way to respect the man and/or his authority.

    Just my take.
     
  12. P@ck66

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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    net..

    didn't you used to defend Rossley on the old "NC Forum"?

    or was that RP...

    -haven't heard a peep out of you about Rossley this year....maybe we can pull out some statistics?
     
  13. CalifPacker

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    Re: Hoppefully TT will follow the Texans example! Fire Rossl

    Sherman could fire Rossley and take over the play calling "officially".
     

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