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#1 Klecko73isGod

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 04:55 PM

It's from PFT so take it with a grain of salt, but looks like Woody might just get his top choice.

http://profootballta...t-falling-soon/
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 04:57 PM

That story is riddled with deft research.
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 04:57 PM

is he good? I really havnt researched him that much but i know he picked some good players the last few years but isnt that more indictive of the new GM (if they got one with harbaugh) seeing how gamble was around for the times they also sucked
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 05:00 PM

That story is riddled with deft research.


Seriously. That's some concrete stuff right there.

Although I will say, I would be happy if that's how things turned out for the Jets.
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 05:03 PM

Over/Under on how many go with a "Jets gamble on Gamble" tag line if this hire happens?


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Posted 04 January 2013 - 05:05 PM

Over/Under on how many go with a "Jets gamble on Gamble" tag line if this hire happens?


JETS GAMBLE IT ALL ON TOM
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#7 SenorGato

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 05:05 PM

I like this Dorsey guy.
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 05:05 PM

Yeah that is like I am expecting to drink tonight
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 05:06 PM

Nice...hope its true.
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 05:18 PM

I like the last line in the article:

"None of these moves are, you know, 95-percent certain. It’s simply where it all is leaning."
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 05:35 PM

That story is riddled with deft research.


Multiple sources say...
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 05:52 PM

its more like Tom Gamble's on Jets.
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 05:56 PM

I like Gamble and am glad we are focusing on a strong personnel guy. He has been around 24 years so he is no flash in the pan or flavor of the month. On the flip side, he isn't a re-tread. This is probably the right hire at the right time for all parties concerned.

Edited by Il Mostro, 04 January 2013 - 05:57 PM.

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 06:01 PM

hope so a gm that knows something about football
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 06:08 PM

Here's the problem:
-He's done the job before. (we always hire first-timers into these positions)
-People have heard of him. (see note above)

At some point the jets will announce, with much fanfare, the thrilling promotion of Timmy the bathroom cologne attendant.
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 06:22 PM

Here's the problem:
-He's done the job before. (we always hire first-timers into these positions)
-People have heard of him. (see note above)

At some point the jets will announce, with much fanfare, the thrilling promotion of Timmy the bathroom cologne attendant.


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Posted 04 January 2013 - 06:22 PM

I like Gamble and am glad we are focusing on a strong personnel guy. He has been around 24 years so he is no flash in the pan or flavor of the month. On the flip side, he isn't a re-tread. This is probably the right hire at the right time for all parties concerned.

Bill belichick was a retread. Just saying.
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 06:23 PM

Here's the problem:
-He's done the job before. (we always hire first-timers into these positions)
-People have heard of him. (see note above)

At some point the jets will announce, with much fanfare, the thrilling promotion of Timmy the bathroom cologne attendant.


So gamble is low risk?
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 06:24 PM

So gamble is low risk?


There is a gamble with the hire, no doubt.
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 06:29 PM

Bill belichick was a retread. Just saying.

Sorry, I was referring to hires that lasted more than 10 minutes.
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Posted 04 January 2013 - 06:32 PM

Could be a good hire. Also, If and when Jets hire him maybe when Harbaughs contract is up he could lure him to the Big Apple.


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Posted 04 January 2013 - 06:49 PM

Could be a good hire. Also, If and when Jets hire him maybe when Harbaughs contract is up he could lure him to the Big Apple.



Nice thought, but Harbaugh left Stanford for the 49ers when nobody really thought the 49ers were a good team.
It seems he doesn't really want to move.

That is the funny thing though. The 49ers were considered a bad team with a bust of a QB before Harbaugh.

2011 49ers Preview :

"Outlook: There are a couple of reasons I'm predisposed against the 49ers going far: 1) They couldn't do diddly-poo a year ago when the door to the NFC West was open; 2) I'm leery of college coaches making the move to the pros. I know it has been done, and it has been done successfully ... only not lately. Maybe Harbaugh is the exception. All I know is what this team needs is something it hasn't had in years -- a signature victory to prove it can play with the big boys. It should have had it last year in Atlanta. It failed. It should have had it last year vs. New Orleans. It failed. I think you get the idea. Now you know why I'm skeptical that anything that happens now won't be different from what happened last year ... and the year before that ... and the year before that ... and ...
Projected finish: 7-9, third in NFC West"


So Tom Gamble might be a good GM, he might be a bad one, who knows, all I know is that before Harbaugh, hell even with Harbaugh last year, nobody thought the 49ers were a super bowl contender. And it's not like they found a great rookie QB. They won with Alex Smith. The guy who was a bust. They won with defense.

This year they are a strong team with a good defense and an offense that is closer to the ground and pound that Rex Ryan loves so much. It's one of those 'dont turn the ball over' offense. Kapernick had a good game, but who knows if he's the real deal. He has talent, but i'm not sold on him being some great QB yet.

Who knows how much input Gamble had on decisions or not. He seems like an interesting candidate who is a step up from Tanny. Then again, go back two years and who was saying Tanny should be fired and Gamble and the 49ers were the team to emulate?

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 11:23 PM

The 9ers have exceptional depth on both sides of the ball, the best OL in football and they got a guy who looks like a franchise QB in the 2nd round who was drafted after crap like Jake Locker and Blaine Gabbert. They have done an AWESOME job on the personnel with that team.
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Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:05 AM

JETS GAMBLE IT ALL ON TOM

Lord, u r right. The NYDN is making up bad headlines for future backpages with word plays on Gamble :(
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Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:07 AM

Lord, u r right. The NYDN is making up bad headlines for future backpages with word plays on Gamble :(


TOM GAMBLES ON REX!

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