Is it possible that Ralph will give Chan the boot after this terrible showing ? If they can afford Mario they can afford a more productive coach. I do like Chan but he has not been very productive with a very talented team.
We should get a billboard started saying how much the fans want Payton to come to Buffalo.
Can you dig it?
I will never understand Buffalo's infatuation with billboards...
guessing you aren't a finance manager... the rationale that since someone spent a large amount of money means that they can spend another large amount of money.
are the Saints playing in Buffalo next year ?
Zero chance of him coming here
and for the record he can not start or be hired till the day after the Super Bowl Feb 4th
CB S.Gilmore will be a Buffalo Bill come draft day 2012. Mark it down 4-15-12(even though I've been saying for over a month now)
As an outside backer in a 3-4 you want a guy 64 or 65 255 or 260. In a 4-3 those guys are defensive ends."-Buddy Nix (For some reason people have a real tough time understanding this on this Bills Board, Along with the fact that a DE in a 3-4 is a DT in a 4-3)
I like this idea, yet at the same time I don't like it.
Payton has proven to be a good coach, winning a superbowl, and turning a disastrous team in NO around. He is fiery and young. His offenses have been prolific.
However, he has already won a superbowl, might his fire be gone? Also he is an offensive coordinator much like Gailey, and although Payton has proven that he can be a coordinator and head coach, at this point I kind of want a head coach who is nothing but a head coach.
Also he will be crazy expensive and if he leaves NO he is probably going to Dallas.
Why would Payton come here if he's still the coach of the saints?
Did I miss his firing???
"Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear." --- Thomas Jefferson
We were so close to hiring Sean Payton back in 2006.
we wont get a sniff from anybody thats already had success, thats why we keep spinning our wheels year after year !
The last I heard from a reliable source in Littman's office, Ralph never liked Payton Place. So why would he select their coach when he has Charlie Chan.
Sean Payton would be an excellent choice, but he will likely resign with the Saints. The Bills should be looking more at coaches more like Joe Philbin, guys from a good system who haven't demonstrated multiple failures with other teams. We went this route with guys like Greg Williams and Mike Mularkey, and while they weren't successes, they were much more valid attempts than going with loser retreads like Jauron or Gailey.
Its only OTA's
Its only mini-camp
Its only training camp
Its only preseason
Its only week 1, its a 16 week season.
But if the Bills don't beat the Dolphins week 2, batten down the hatches, it will get ugly.
My understanding is that Payton is going through a contentious divorce and his kids are in Dallas. I suspect if he goes anywhere it will be to the Cowboys. Some people forget sometimes that these guys have personal factors that impact on where they'd seek employment, just like any of us in our own professions.