Has Munch been unlucky this season?

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by RockyTop Fox, Nov 17, 2013.

  1. Riverman

    Riverman That may be....

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    I see where you're coming from but it makes no sense to me. A manager, person in charge, head coach etc is RESPONSIBLE for every person's performance/actions under them on an organizational chart. That is why they are paid more and are given the authority to hire/fire bench/play those people under them. It is a head coaches responsibility to locate the fault/blame and eliminate it from happening again. Now for sure, errors are always made but Munchak has shown during his tenure he seems incapable of managing the players in a fashion that eliminates or at least greatly reduces their execution errors. The same principle applies to his assistant coaches. He picked a bad batch at first, got a pass for the "late hiring" and re-loaded. So far, same results. So despite his attempts at addressing those problems, they still remain. And HE is responsible for that despite the blame/fault lying on the assistant coaches and players. That responsibility goes along with his job as head coach.

    A second point is that the league is set up with parity. The more you lose, the more OPPORTUNITY you have to correct the talent level of your roster. Picking high in a draft doesn't guarantee you top talent but it increases your available options (players, picks) to utilize. That is where the quality of an organization's ability to scout and develop players comes in. So in essence, an organization's "talent level" is directly attributable to the GM, the scouting department AND the COACHES.

    I still contend that if anyone can recognize the difference between responsibility and fault, Munchak does deserve the level of criticism he is receiving. And as you mentioned, that is real point on which you and I disagree.
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  2. UrbanLegend3

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    Not much more to be said I guess. I truly do respect your opinion and even though I don't necessarily agree I can see where you're coming from. When it's all said and done, i do think that Munch will be fired because I believe that most people would agree with your concept of blame/responsibility than mine. If that does happen I really hope that more talent is brought in and that the new coach has more success than his predecessor.

    I think Munch knew his job was on the line and did everything he could to rectify our team's issues. The fact that he benched Turner and Britt, cut Reynaud, and was about to reduce CJ's touches if proof of this to me. Even though he brought Wylie on, I hesitate to fully throw it all on him because had Williams not been hurt Wylie never gets the job. Every time Munch has tried to fix something it turns into crap (except for the Schwenke move). It's like the reverse midas touch or something. We really need to do a better job of evaluating talent though, Munch included.
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  4. mike75

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    In my opinion the special teams is a huge reason this team is 4-6 right now.The special teams has been horrible all season and cost us at least two games due to fumbled returns.Besides that teams have consistently pinned us down deep in our territory due to the returner making bad decisions.
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  5. Dman

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    no one on special teams knows how to take a knee in endzone and get a free 20 yards!
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  6. UrbanLegend3

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    Agreed. Is it just me or do opposing punters and punt teams just play out of their minds against us? I've never seen a team be pinned within within their own 5 yard line or less in my life. I specifically remember watching that Texans punter have amazing punt after amazing punt, same thing for the Jags punter. Just another one of those things that haven't gone our why and I just don't know how, why, or what to do about it.
  7. mike75

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    I remember that as well the Texans punter was probably the MVP of that game because he constantly pinned us inside the ten or five yard line all afternoon.That was one of the reasons Houston had good field position after we would go three and out and punt back to them they would receive the ball at midfield.Also was a big factor in Houston winning that game as well.Again there goes the special teams biting us in the ass.Been a constant theme all season long.Returner Marc Mariani would've been healthy our season might've been drastically different.
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    we could still overcome bad field position and special teams if we could convert first downs and move the ball. Our offense has been pathetic in this league where it is the golden age of the QB
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  9. Alzarius

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    I wasnt fond of him at the end of last season, he started playing badly the last few games.

    I just understand why we didnt go into the season with two "return specialist". Come on.. no one on this board expected Reynaud to become what he became this season. Even if he was average at best.. the **** he did this season is once in a lifetime type of "how to screw up and get yourself kicked out of the NFL on special teams" type of season.

    It still amazes me that he did so many stupid things.