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Jeff Saturday

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by Two Sandwiches, Nov 7, 2022.

  1. Two Sandwiches

    Two Sandwiches Contributing Member
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    How is this any different than if the Texans had hired Josh McCown?


    The answer is, it's not. Let's see the media firestorm...
     
  2. Mattician

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    Wasn't Jeff Saturday just working for ESPN?

    Josh McCown was at least on the team before he was being interviewed for the job.
     
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  3. Omihall23

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    Jeff Saturday is more well liked in the media than McCown apparently.
     
  4. Verbal Christ

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    Jeff Saturday is also a beloved Colt legend. McCown was just really good at saying grace here before team meals (couldnt help myself!)

    A more fitting comp would be to go balls to the wall in trying to bring in Demeco.
     
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    Andre would be more fitting I’d think. At least Demeco has coaching and coordinator experience.
     
  6. Verbal Christ

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    Saturday was coaching somewhere I think, but I get your point. Shoot couldnt do worse with Andre as coach right now thats for sure.
     
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    Was he? I thought Saturday hadn’t coached before.
    And yeah I’d take Andre in a heartbeat.
    My only reservation is him failing (most likely) and staining his reputation
     
  8. Verbal Christ

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    It was some low level high school I think nothing of substance.

    If Andre surrounds himself with smart coordinators I'd be cool with it.
     
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  9. justtxyank

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    Saturday coached 30 games for a college prep team. McCown has been a volunteer QB coach since 2010 lol for a high school team and since 2019 as assistant head coach another high school team.
     
  10. Rudyc281

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    No media storm about them passing on a minority coach huh??

    Flores isn’t filing another lawsuit??
     
  11. red5rocket

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    Ridiculous!
     
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  12. Qan

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    Too late for the Colts...they've already won 3 games and tie 1.
     
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  13. HillBoy

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    Saturday was head coach for the Hebron Christian Academy in Dacula, Georgia, for three seasons. And THIS makes him more qualified than all of the others coaching in the NFL as assistants and coordinators??? Anyway it's nice to know that the Texans aren't the only clown show in the AFC South.
     
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  14. HillBoy

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    This apparently does not violate the Rooney Rule:

    Although Saturday was hired to be the interim coach from outside the organization, the move does not violate the Rooney Rule, which requires teams to interview minority candidates for head coaching vacancies, the NFL told ProFootballTalk.com.

    "The rule does not apply to an interim head coach during the season," league spokesman Brian McCarthy told the website in an email. "It does apply after the conclusion of the team's season. The club would have to fulfill the rule before hiring a full-time coach."
     
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  15. gucci888

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    The answer is in his title.
     
  16. Major

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    Interim coach vs multi-year contract coach.

    The Colts will have to go through a full hiring process if they want to hire him beyond this year, and they'll have a half-season of NFL head coaching performance to evaluate him.
     
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    Basically avoiding the Rooney rule by slapping an intern tag on him. Later, they’ll announce him the head coach.
     
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  18. Verbal Christ

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    Not really advocating for either guy as competent NFL level hires. This is an appeal to emotion from the owner. If Lovie was fired and Andre Johnson hired as interim coach would Texans fans object? Not sure Indy is in as bad a spot as us, only that they seem to have some sort of standard.
     
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    They can't - they still have to go through a hiring process, including the Rooney rule, in the offseason.
     
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    Colts are a joke and Irsay is a terrible owner just like Cal is. The AFC South is a terrible division, it should be easy for the Texans to win the division title if they were just halfway competent
     
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