Monday, January 12, 2009
And The Cradle Will Rock
As someone who felt is was definitely time for Shannatan to move on, I'm a bit conflicted about what to make of the Josh McDaniel hire announced last night. First of all, I've never really heard of this guy. That probably has something to do with trying (with apparent success) to ignore everything having to do with the Patriots over the last several years. Sure the guy has been a part of the most successful nfl organization of the '00's, but it's hard getting over the fact that this dude is 32 years old. I don't like discrimination based on race, sex, creed, age, or even musical tastes (although I'm probably flagrantly guilty of the latter), but when you're five years younger than I, it makes me wonder how the hell you can be a credible nfl head coach. I'm hoping this has more to do with my immaturity than the reality of player-coach relations in today's nfl. Anyway, I hope I'm wrong about this choice being extremely risky and Bowlen is just a smarter football guy than I.
Good luck Jr, I hope this hire doesn't end the same way as Al Davis' cradle-robbing fiasco last year.........