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Mangini as next coach of Hartford Colonials?

Posted on: February 18, 2011 4:26 pm
 
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Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Although the Browns fired Eric Mangini following his two-year tenure as head coach, he helped the talent-poor organization make some real strides, and I figured he shouldn’t have too much trouble finding his next job in pro football.

I didn’t, however, expect him to draw interest from the UFL.

But according to ESPN.com’s James Walker, that’s exactly the mindset of the Hartford Colonials. Hey, why not?

"He is one of the people we would hope to talk to," Colonials owner Bill Mayer said this week. "What comes out of that, I don't know. I've been looking at our Facebook site, and it certainly has generated a lot of conversation. He's a Connecticut native and he's had experience. Whether we end up doing anything with him or not, we haven't sat down yet, so it’s not at all clear whether this timing would work for him.

"That doesn’t mean we're in negotiations or that he's going to be the next coach, but he's certainly on the list."

Well, if the Facebook page says, "Do it," I guess you have to just do it.

Though former NFL head coach Jim Fassel has taken the plunge to the UFL, I’d be shocked if Mangini did the same. Why? As Walker points out, Mangini still has millions of dollars coming his way via the Browns, and it makes sense for him to wait for a job he actually wants to open up rather than head to the minor leagues.

Unless, you know, the team’s Facebook page demands he be named the head coach. Then, he'd be pretty much powerless to stop it.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 10, 2012 1:30 am
 

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Since: Jul 6, 2007
Posted on: February 18, 2011 11:32 pm
 

Mangini as next coach of Hartford Colonials?

ERIK MANGINA LOOKS LIKE THE BIGGEST TOOL EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


draper1997
Since: Apr 16, 2009
Posted on: February 18, 2011 11:17 pm
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Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: February 18, 2011 10:54 pm
 

Mangini as next coach of Hartford Colonials?

What is the UFL?.... GOOGLE to the rescue!!!



Since: Aug 30, 2007
Posted on: February 18, 2011 10:39 pm
 

Mangini as next coach of Hartford Colonials?

Maybe he can win more than 5 games in the UFL.


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