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Mort: Browns to hire play-calling OC- Childress considered

Unread postby googleeph2 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:23 pm

Didn't see this posted here. Saw a blurb on this today, scrolled during a game.

We knew the Browns were going to hire an OC- but wasn't it supposed to just be someone putting together a game plan? First I've heard of them hiring a play-caller.

And hadn't heard Childress' name come up.
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Re: Mort: Browns to hire play-calling OC- Childress consider

Unread postby peeker643 » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:44 pm

googleeph2 wrote:Didn't see this posted here. Saw a blurb on this today, scrolled during a game.

We knew the Browns were going to hire an OC- but wasn't it supposed to just be someone putting together a game plan? First I've heard of them hiring a play-caller.

And hadn't heard Childress' name come up.


As an OC I'd take him. Even if he looks like the guy with the mouse that got the chair in The Green Mile.

As a HC he and Shurmur are neck and neck. So it makes perfect sense Holmgren would want him here.
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Re: Mort: Browns to hire play-calling OC- Childress consider

Unread postby mattvan1 » Mon Jan 02, 2012 4:09 pm

peeker643 wrote:
googleeph2 wrote:Didn't see this posted here. Saw a blurb on this today, scrolled during a game.

We knew the Browns were going to hire an OC- but wasn't it supposed to just be someone putting together a game plan? First I've heard of them hiring a play-caller.

And hadn't heard Childress' name come up.


As an OC I'd take him. Even if he looks like the guy with the mouse that got the chair in The Green Mile.

As a HC he and Shurmur are neck and neck. So it makes perfect sense Holmgren would want him here.


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Re: Mort: Browns to hire play-calling OC- Childress consider

Unread postby Pabo » Mon Jan 02, 2012 4:27 pm

I know very little about Brad Childress, but I would be surprised if he's desperate enough to come here and work under this clown Shurmur.
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Re: Mort: Browns to hire play-calling OC- Childress consider

Unread postby swerb » Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:01 pm

Pabo wrote:I know very little about Brad Childress, but I would be surprised if he's desperate enough to come here and work under this clown Shurmur.

And there's your problem. Anyone that's willing to come here and work for this moron, who still wants to call all the plays ... I mean seriously, who you gonna get?

I'll tell ya who you're gonna get - someone who can't get a OC position with any other team in the NFL.

Childress and Mike Sherman fit that mold, and they also have the same agent (Bob LaMonte) as Heckert, Holmgren, and Patrick Starfish Shurmur. Since LaMonte is running the Browns for an absentee mouth breathing Randy Lerner, it all makes perfect sense.
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Re: Mort: Browns to hire play-calling OC- Childress consider

Unread postby bookelly » Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:02 pm

Pabo wrote:I know very little about Brad Childress, but I would be surprised if he's desperate enough to come here and work under this clown Shurmur.


Great, now we'll have two coaches the players detest.

Didn't Childress get fired because his team literally fucking HATED him? They're gonna have to widen the doors in Berea so SHUR and Child's ego can fit through the front door. :bag:
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Re: Mort: Browns to hire play-calling OC- Childress consider

Unread postby googleeph2 » Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:50 pm

swerb wrote:they also have the same agent



Hm, wonder if the agent was Mort's source.
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Re: Mort: Browns to hire play-calling OC- Childress consider

Unread postby andrew6586 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:08 am

I wouldn't mind Childress as an OC. He was pretty good for the Eagles and I think he could be a strong pick up... Just as long as he and not Shurmer calls the plays.
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Re: Mort: Browns to hire play-calling OC- Childress consider

Unread postby mattvan1 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:55 am

swerb wrote:Childress and Mike Sherman fit that mold, and they also have the same agent (Bob LaMonte) as Heckert, Holmgren, and Patrick Starfish Shurmur. Since LaMonte is running the Browns for an absentee mouth breathing Randy Lerner, it all makes perfect sense.


Yet another valid reason (IMO) to question Holmgren and his objectivity. Would be nice to imagine someone in the NEO media strapping on a pair and asking some questions about the potential conflict of interest.
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Re: Mort: Browns to hire play-calling OC- Childress consider

Unread postby Hikohadon » Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:08 am

I'm not a fan of Childress, but he does have a track record of OC success, which is more than can be said for the current OC.
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