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Report: Gators pursuing KC's Weis as OC

Posted on: December 31, 2010 4:27 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Earlier, we mentioned that there were rumors floating that the Florida Gators would be interested in Kansas City offensive coordinator Charlie Weis.

This speculation stemmed from the fact that Pat Dooley of the Gainesville Sun mentioned the rumor on his radio show, and Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported the possibility on Sunday.

Now Mort's reporting the possibility of Weis heading to Gainesville to join Will Muschamp's coaching staff is "likely" and that Muschamp, who wants a pro-style offensive coordinator for his system, contacted the Chiefs for permission to speak with Weis.

Todd Haley was asked about the rumors at his press conference on Friday.

"It would be news to me," Haley said.

But, as Kent Babb of the Kansas City Star points out, Haley certainly didn't deny any of the rumors either.

It seems, then, fairly likely that this is a move that will happen (or at least come close to happening), although Weis isn't expected to bounce from KC until after the Chiefs are done in the playoffs.

For those wondering why Weis would make such a move -- common sense dictates that moving as an OC in the NFL to an OC in college isn't even a lateral jump -- well, it would seem that perhaps Weis and Haley weren't working together perfectly and perhaps Weis sensed that the organization was taking a strong look at Josh McDaniels to replace him. McDaniels, after all, got the most out of Cassel when he ran the Patriots offense in 2008.

But then folks will also remember that McDaniels and Haley had a handshake incident this year, so perhaps that's not the greatest marriage either. Not to mention with the Chiefs coming off an AFC West championship, they'd be "messing with happy," and that's almost never smart.

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evturner1
Since: Mar 14, 2010
Posted on: December 31, 2010 6:14 pm
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Since: Aug 4, 2008
Posted on: December 31, 2010 6:08 pm
 

Report: Gators pursuing KC's Weis as OC

Charlie as an OC at Florida would be nice. I just wish he had stayed at Notre Dame for a few more seasons. I was kinda getting use to having our annual beat down of the Domers either in their house or our house. Seems as if it did not matter, where we played them.

Perhaps one of the reasons K.C. is willing to depart with Charlie is because the head coach and Charlie don’t appear to be getting along too much .

Also the head coach would like to install a different offensive scheme and Charlie does not fit into the new plans.

This might not be a lateral move, however, the pay will probably be about the same, since he is wanted by the Florida.
 

“ONE MAN’S OPINION”




Since: Jun 28, 2009
Posted on: December 31, 2010 5:58 pm
 

Report: Gators pursuing KC's Weis as OC

enjoy WATCHING the playoffs, I hear San Diego is nice in January


evturner1
Since: Mar 14, 2010
Posted on: December 31, 2010 5:55 pm
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Since: Sep 4, 2006
Posted on: December 31, 2010 5:36 pm
 

Report: Gators pursuing KC's Weis as OC

ha ha ha ha ha......and all those Queef fans were talking about a dynasty like NE.........enjoy your ONE year as AFC West Champs........ha ha...I cant stop laughing at this...



Since: Jan 1, 2007
Posted on: December 31, 2010 5:19 pm
 

Report: Gators pursuing KC's Weis as OC

man, he is fatter than when he was at ND



Since: Apr 29, 2009
Posted on: December 31, 2010 5:16 pm
 

Report: Gators pursuing KC's Weis as OC

Perhaps the reason that he does not want to stay in KC is because apparently Chiefs fans cannot spell his name right. It is "Weis" and it is "Crennel"...just for the record.




Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: December 31, 2010 5:13 pm
 

Report: Gators pursuing KC's Weis as OC

Hey, at least you KC fans should be happy that McDaniels will just be coaching up the offense and not running your team or making draft decisions.  We've seen he can be a decent offensive coordinator, even if he was riding the coattails of Bill Belichick.



Since: Nov 25, 2008
Posted on: December 31, 2010 5:04 pm
 

Report: Gators pursuing KC's Weis as OC

They are finally making things right in KC and now they want to go and mess around with it. What is wrong with getting better. I don't care what Weiss is thinking. Why wouldn't the Chiefs do something to keep him. Oh well, we fans are getting used to it. Good news is that there is always and ex-patriot staffer out there somewhere. They are already talking about McDaniels. Next thing you know, Cronell will be leave and we will just go and get Mangini. As long as we stay the "Chiefs", and not the "KC Patriots."




Since: Oct 30, 2006
Posted on: December 31, 2010 4:59 pm
 

Report: Gators pursuing KC's Weis as OC

Josh Mcdaniels? really? i just dont in any way see how that would work lol


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