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01-22-2014, 11:04 PM
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Originally Posted by redgrant View Post
This is an unfair viewpoint. Some of the coaches did not deserve to get fired. Eg Kreuger who was unfairly let go and Renney who was making progress.

Eakins has done an awful job...worse than anyone. Hes in way over his head. Just because others were fired before him it now means he cant get fired despite being the worst of
It's one of those damned if you do, damned if you don't things. Whether they deserved to be fired or not, it's been such a revolving door that I feel losing a bad coach still does damage at this point. The team'll look at the new guy NO MATTER WHAT with "oh, you're going to be here for the year and that's it" in the back of their head. For some of the players, it's all they've known in their pro career!

Only way you give him the boot, I think, is if you've got an established, experienced guy coming in that will command respect from the get go. As much as I dislike Eakins' coaching, that hypothetical coach is what we need before we can the guy one season in.

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