Fisher press conference (responses)

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  1. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff Member

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    I'm not happy with his handling of the last two seasons either but I can appreciate a lot of what he did.
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  2. JCBRAVE

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    Right, because only locals have access to the internet. Oh wait.
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  3. CheeseheadTitan

    CheeseheadTitan Starter Tip Jar Donor

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    I agree. I think that he needed to go at this point (he was getting stale...or burned out, however you want to describe it), and I was not happy with how he handled the VY blowup (probably, in retrospect, a sign of how burned out he actually is), but, you cannot let that cloud what he has done.

    He took this team over when Houston fans were chasing them out of town, led this team through a "gypsy-like" era from 97-99, then led them to contention. He always was able to get the most out of above average talent, and then showed some chinks in style when he started getting better talent. That is how I see it.

    I think that holding some blood grudge, or wishing him to land "on his neck", as I have read from others, is silly and unproductive. Just like VY, Fisher is now gone. I wish them both the best, but it is time to move on.
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  4. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    So we should respect that he's lucky? That he got more years than he should have?

    That doesn't make me think happy thoughts about the guy- it annoys me more.
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  5. Riverman

    Riverman That may be....

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    Being a professional is demanding, physically and emotionally. Especially if you are wired to do it well. I appreciate Fisher's commitment to excellence. The truth is, you just get burned out when you go hard all the time. And despite your efforts to maintain that high level of performance, it is just the nature of the beast that you can't. That is why change is good in situations such as this.

    I don't feel suckered in by Fisher. I genuinely believe him when he says he just needs some rest. Fisher isn't/wasn't the sole reason the franchise is in the state that it is in right now.

    We weren't the Raiders, the Browns, the Redskins etc under his tenure. We didn't get the Lombardi and had limited post season success, but being a bit over medium isn't any reason to send the guy out on a rail.

    I hope we put in him the Ring of Honor.
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  6. MJTitans

    MJTitans Chris Whitley look him up Tip Jar Donor

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    As much as I think it was definitely his time to go, there's a lot about Fisher I really like and respect. He's a good guy, he has a love of the fundamentals of the game, he (generally) has his players' backs, he's dedicated to the organization and he's worked hard to have a positive impact on the game/league throughout his career.

    He just got a little burnt out, a little stuck and when he did try to adjust to the game and his players he never got his footing. I'm looking forward to a change of staff, but I'm not sure we need a massive change of direction... to Fisher's credit. He set this organization on a good track and gave us some good years. I'm glad we had him here and now I'm glad we've moved on.
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  7. Gunny

    Gunny Lord and Master Tip Jar Donor

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    Considering you don't think good of anyone or anything, who really cares?
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