Archive for October, 2012

NFL Coaches That *Should* Be On The Hot Seat

Posted: October 29, 2012 by hofworthy in NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

#FireAndy has become one of our most used twitter hashtags, but what other coaches deserve to be there?

1. Andy Reid (1999 – present): 132-92-1 (overall records including postseason wins and losses)

2. Norv Turner (2007 – present): 52-35

3. Rex Ryan (2009 – present): 35-26

4. Jason Garrett (2011 – present): 16-14

5. Romeo Crennel (2012 – present): 3-6

This was from a link on Yardbarker.com. Read the story here, but I’m curious to see if you think Stephen A. Smith should issue a formal apology?

Here’s his response video:

 

 

This is a weird response from someone who hasn’t done or said anything wrong. Methinks he doth protest too much. I think he truly believes that he didn’t say the word. Personally, I don’t think “did he?” or “didn’t he?” is the real issue. I think what puts me off is his knee-jerk reaction to the accusation, his awkward attempt to try to downplay and explain some of his offensive language as a product of his being “New York.” Really? If you didn’t say it. Just say you didn’t say it. That’s it.

The blessing and the curse of living in a constantly connected, internet-driven, blog, twitter, fb world is information is shared and disseminated in nano-seconds across a global audience.

So the audience becomes not only the consumer of the media, but the producer as well. We judge for ourselves what someone said or didn’t say. He simply can’t quell the noise of the crowd with some lame excuse about language dialect and being from New York. Either own up to it and formally apologize or deny it and move on.