Fire Norton!

Discussion in 'Raiders Discussion' started by Madturk, Oct 16, 2016.

  1. Madturk

    Madturk Football Guru

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    What a joke. Thoughts?
     
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  2. DonkeyKilla

    DonkeyKilla Well-Known Member

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    couldn't make things worse!
     
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  3. MostWanted650

    MostWanted650 If you stop struggling, then you stop life

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    Seriously! Sick of this shit! But is it really Norton tho??
     
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  4. Raider Outlaw

    Raider Outlaw Well-Known Member

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    What took you so long to make this one?
     
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  5. Raider Outlaw

    Raider Outlaw Well-Known Member

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    He sure ain't helping.
     
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  6. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    Just posted this in the game thread but I'll repost here...

    This defense just an extension of the AD defensive philosophy. Everything is predicted on outstanding individual play. That's not going to change just by firing the DC.
     
  7. JohnQ

    JohnQ Media hater

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    So.It's Al's fault.Really?

    ::ducks for cover::
     
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  8. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    Is that what you inferred there?
     
  9. JohnQ

    JohnQ Media hater

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    I'll admit I'm joking a bit.But that's kind of what I got.
     
  10. Armyr8rfan

    Armyr8rfan Well-Known Member

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    I was all for keeping him on and giving him a chance at redemption based on the fact we are starting a lot of new faces on D. I think he's had long enough. This defense hasn't improved at all. Today I thought it was the worst showing. Communication is egregious. Mack and Irvin have not been used correctly. Nelson has no clue what's going on. Almoay every play there is a gaping hole somewhere on the field that gets exploited. Heads gotta roll.....JDR looked as if he was calling plays in the second half.
     
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  11. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    Nah, just that JDR seems to subscribe to the same philosophy of everything being predicted on the players. If so, firing Norton won't matter because we'll still be calling the same vanilla defense that demands prime Baltimore Ravens level players to be effective.
     
  12. Sleet

    Sleet #2017: Get 'er done Red

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  13. Raider Outlaw

    Raider Outlaw Well-Known Member

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    Before the season, would you want our personnel or the Cowboys? I think everybody would have said ours, yet Rod Marinelli can figure out how to get it done with the shit he's got, and our defense looks like they don't get coached every week.
     
  14. Raider Outlaw

    Raider Outlaw Well-Known Member

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    He didn't learn that in Baltimore. They've been aggressive on defense since Marvin Lewis was DC. JDR just is a conservative coach by nature imo, and he needs to loosen things up.
     
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  15. PDX Raider

    PDX Raider Well-Known Member

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    Post game tweets make it seem like JDR is pissed at Norton. As he should be...
     
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  16. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    I'd love to hear the presser but the wife decided this would be a great time to vacuum... :mad:
     
  17. RF34

    RF34 Habitual Line Stepper

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    :chuckle:

    Mine does shit like that too. Mostly cuz she knows it bugs me...
     
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  18. Raidervinny

    Raidervinny Erect Member

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    I tried to tell you guys but you wouldn't listen. We were winning in spite of our atrocious D but our luck was bound to run out.

    That and we don't currently match up well with KC.
     
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  19. RF34

    RF34 Habitual Line Stepper

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    @Raidervinny is happy. He was right.

    It's better to be right than consistent - Al Davis
     
  20. eleven

    eleven Well-Known Member

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    We do have a pretty awful D.

    Is that Norton's fault? Firing Norton could not possibly hurt.
     
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