The Case for Munchak

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Lets not forget that the reason he was let go as HC of the Titans was because he refused to fire some of his assistant coaches. Lets hope he doesn't have a connection with Amos Jones!
Mularkey just did that. Did Munchak do the same?
 

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Mularkey just did that. Did Munchak do the same?


Munchak was asked to part ways with some of his assistants after his 3rd season. When Munchak refused to make changes to his assistants he was let go by the Titans.
 

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Great sales pitch! Even more exciting that Munchak will bring his old buddy Russ Grimm to be our OC. That's 2 HOF OL on our staff. We will pound the West!


Aside from the last couple of years with the Steelers, Munchak spent pretty much his entire career with Oilers/Titans. I've seen a lot of people saying "Oh no, not another Pittsburg product". However he is more of an Oilers/Titans product from the Jeff Fisher coaching tree.

Yuck!
 

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Aside from the last couple of years with the Steelers, Munchak spent pretty much his entire career with Oilers/Titans. I've seen a lot of people saying "Oh no, not another Pittsburg product". However he is more of an Oilers/Titans product from the Jeff Fisher coaching tree.

Yuck!
Totally agree. He spent 31 years in the Oiler/Titan organization as a player and coach.
 

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Reading Titans fans opinions on Munchak is that he refused to get rid of coaches, as in loyal to...sounds a little too familiar
 

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Well, I can say Humphries is above average and a good player but his skill is no longer the problem, his ability to stay healthy which disrupts the all important aspect of continuity of the OL and taking up a roster space

You can't be those things when you're only available for 18 games in 3 NFL seasons.
 

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I think this is the smart route especially at this point.

Unless this Oline gets fixed & upgraded #31s skills possibly could get wasted. Isn’t DJ this teams best player? Protect him & invest in him by hiring Munchak, he turned a bad Stealer Oline into 1 of the NFLs best!
 

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No question Munchak has some of BA’s worst qualities. The loyalty quotient would be an immediate disqualifier for me. It’s not the only problem. The staff he had was lacking from the start. There were also game management/coaching issues at the end of games. The Titans were often in position to win games only to be unable to execute in the fourth quarter.

Finally there’s a lot of Buddy in Munchak. He tell you how great things are going to be if only we stay patient. He distorts reality.

It’s that old if you don’t study history .....
 

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Please no Steelers Castoffs again.
Who is #1 & 2 in coaching wins in Cards history & where did they spend time with? :mrgreen:

An NFC championship game & a SB is pretty good though we have bigger goals & expectations.

Imo if he gets 2 good coordinators I think this will work out good.
 
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No question Munchak has some of BA’s worst qualities. The loyalty quotient would be an immediate disqualifier for me. It’s not the only problem. The staff he had was lacking from the start. There were also game management/coaching issues at the end of games. The Titans were often in position to win games only to be unable to execute in the fourth quarter.

Finally there’s a lot of Buddy in Munchak. He tell you how great things are going to be if only we stay patient. He distorts reality.

It’s that old if you don’t study history .....

I was wondering what your thoughts about Munchak are---and this gets me even more nervous. You hit on something that I wondered about---the game management/coaching issues. I had been attributing that to his coordinators, like DC Jerry Gray, who consistently struggled throughout his 3 years. Thus, this also speaks to your concerns about his hires and then his stubborn loyalty.

What I am concerned about too is older coaches coming to Arizona. Wouldn't it be great to break away from the monotonous Steeler connection and to hire a younger HC who isn't coming to Arizona on the cusp of retirement?

I am convinced that the best way to go is to hire a young offensive coach who can develop the QBOF and keep him in the same system for the next 4 plus years. Continuity for a young QB is and should be top priority.
 

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I was wondering what your thoughts about Munchak are---and this gets me even more nervous. You hit on something that I wondered about---the game management/coaching issues. I had been attributing that to his coordinators, like DC Jerry Gray, who consistently struggled throughout his 3 years. Thus, this also speaks to your concerns about his hires and then his stubborn loyalty.

What I am concerned about too is older coaches coming to Arizona. Wouldn't it be great to break away from the monotonous Steeler connection and to hire a younger HC who isn't coming to Arizona on the cusp of retirement?

Munchak is 57 years old.
 
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