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    Ireland quote..

    "If history repeats itself, I don't really care what the public perception is," general manager Jeff Ireland said. "I care about what my scouts say and what my eyes are telling me."

    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/m...,3549142.story

    Is this good or bad? Whatta ya all think?
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    Essentially, he's saying if I'm going to be fired I rather it be done following my own convictions as oppose to someone else's. I personally have no problem with that as long as he's willing to listen to others and take their suggestions, assuming they are valid into consideration also.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ANUFan View Post
    Essentially, he's saying if I'm going to be fired I rather it be done following my own convictions as oppose to someone else's. I personally have no problem with that as long as he's willing to listen to others and take their suggestions, assuming they are valid into consideration also.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ANUFan View Post
    Essentially, he's saying if I'm going to be fired I rather it be done following my own convictions as oppose to someone else's. I personally have no problem with that as long as he's willing to listen to others and take their suggestions, assuming they are valid into consideration also.
    Sounds like Ireland is taking a page out of Frank Sinatra's book... he'll do it his way.

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    If history repeats itself in the draft and then repeats itself during the season, i.e. our fifth consecutive losing season, then he has to go. If history repeats itself in the draft, BUT the team actually improves then he is right to not give a **** about what the fans think.
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    I think if you listen to anything he says this time of year I need to remind you about- "The #1 pick has to be a guy who will anchor your defense for years"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny6813 View Post
    "If history repeats itself, I don't really care what the public perception is," general manager Jeff Ireland said. "I care about what my scouts say and what my eyes are telling me."

    Is this good or bad? Whatta ya all think?

    Well thats what he should always go with although, I personally could care less about his imsight until he proves himself a good gm
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    WVdolphan "Ireland gets it.
    And those who also get it, know that Ireland gets it. Those who are clueless are still concerned about cornfed and the running game"

    WVDOLPHAN "The last thing this team should be worried about is the OC(offensive corn). When you add it all up, its really a pretty solid OC"
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    Well then this board will go crazy because according to most armchair GM's WE NEED SEXY DRAFT PICS MANNNNNNNN. If Patterson is available and we take Lane Johnson (assuming we dont sign Long) oh man this board will crash haha.

    Just use the money and picks to make the team better Ireland. If you and the staff think that Lane Johnson will make us better or picking a guard up in FA will help RT develop then GO FOR IT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dolphinator530 View Post
    Well then this board will go crazy because according to most armchair GM's WE NEED SEXY DRAFT PICS MANNNNNNNN. If Patterson is available and we take Lane Johnson (assuming we dont sign Long) oh man this board will crash haha.

    Just use the money and picks to make the team better Ireland. If you and the staff think that Lane Johnson will make us better or picking a guard up in FA will help RT develop then GO FOR IT.
    Whats better? An average line with above average skill position players or an above average line with average skill position players?
    This is where I think conventional thinking has been hurting us....

    Let me frame the question another way whats more dangerous?

    1) You have the best o-line in football throwing to Brain Hartline?
    2) You have an average o-line throwing to Desean Jackson?
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    shone green from jets anyone?

    I think he has a lot of gas in the tank left and he would provide veteran leadership to lammar miller and daniel thomas and he would b able to stickit to the jets twice a year.I
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