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In my opinion, it's now time to hire Vermiel

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by brokeu91, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. brokeu91 Well-Known Member

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    If I were Stan Kroenke, I would hire Dick Vermiel to be the football czar of the franchise before I make any changes, and I would do it now. First of all, Vermiel has proven he knows what it takes to turn around franchises (see Rams and Eagles). He could hire and fire the coaches/GM/scouts, etc. I would hire him now so he begin his evaluation process during the season, when they are playing games...Hopefully he wouldn't need another season to evaluate. Then, Vermiel can then make whatever changes he deems necessary in the offseason.

    Vermiel has said multiple times that if he were asked by Stan to do a job similar to this he would take it.

    I would definitely keep Demoff as the cap manager, because quite frankly, he's pretty darn good at it.

    If I'm Stan and I don't know that much about football (and lets face it, he's a business man and probably doesn't), I would want someone in charge who does. I'd hire DV in a heart beat and let him make the football decisions.

    Lastly, I would spend some money on scouts. I would make sure we have the best scouting department in the NFL. A couple million dollars there could end up making you millions in the long-run, when the team is successful, you can raise ticket prices, and everyone is buying your jerseys.

    That's just what I would do. I won't pretend to be a GM, so I'd let them make the decisions on who to draft/sign, but I would want someone in charge who I could trust to make those decisions.
     
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  2. -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    I don't remember that. But then again, I don't remember a lot of stuff. You wouldn't happen to have a link to a story or audio, would you? For if you do, I'll mail it to Kroenke myself.
     
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  3. brokeu91 Well-Known Member

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    I'll try it when I get home from work. I'm not very good at searching for that. I remember it was in one of the audio files that you actually linked, when he was interviewed on local St. Louis sports radio. I remember distinctly saying "Yeah, if Stan asked me, I'd probably do it".
     
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  4. -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    That narrows it down - thanks. I'll try to find it too. There are only so many Vermeil interviews in the multimedia section anyway. I'd like to make a story out of this; and when I find it, that's just what I'm gonna do.
     
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  5. iBruce Well-Known Member

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    We definitely talked about it before on this site. I'm not sure Vermiel said he'd do anything full-time, but he said he'd help in a limited fashion, if called upon.

    EDIT: Here it is: <a class="postlink-local" href="http://ramsondemand.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6109" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6109</a>
     
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  6. -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    Cool - thanks.
     
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  7. Ramhusker Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    This couldn't hurt. If DV would at least get involved part-time, I think it would help.
     
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  8. brokeu91 Well-Known Member

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    I'm sorry X. I looked last night and this morning, and I couldn't find the audio file. I promise I didn't make it up. I still say we hire DV.
     
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    I remember that too. Wasn't that long ago either. If he didn't say it directly he intimated such.
     
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  10. -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    It's cool. Cory found it.
     
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  11. Yamahopper Well-Known Member

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    Yeah that would be a start.
     
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  12. classicpony Well-Known Member

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    Coach Vermiel is a poor choise, he is to busy pushing & drinking his wine from city to city. now you want some one really good? Shell out the BIG BUCKS Stan hire X..... get someone that listens to us, we always give the best advice, right? Should have be done long ago. I can see a Superbowl coming.
     
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