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No Fisher won't seem right

Posted on: January 27, 2011 6:54 pm

Jeff Fisher not coaching the Tennessee Titans? It won’t seem right.

Fisher is the Titans, the only coach they’ve had. Even though Fisher never won a Super Bowl, his tenure with the Titans has to be considered a success.

In his 16 full seasons, Fisher had just six winning seasons, but his team came within a yard of possibly winning a Super Bowl and he had three 13-win seasons.

Fisher was liked by his players – OK, except Vince Young – and he always treated them as pros. He let veterans go home for camp, a rarity in this league.

The one knock on Fisher was that he failed to change with the times. He always wanted to be a run-first team.

That was fine when he went to the Super Bowl in 1999, but this is a passing league. His teams could never throw it well enough to sustain the success. They always seemed to have a good season, and then fade. That’s what that style does.

If Fisher is out, he will land somewhere next season.  If he does, he will need to change the way he plays.

I think Fisher really tired of the way things were going in Tennessee. Maybe the timing was right.

All things come to and end.

It’s just going to be weird not seeing that mustache and that spunky demeanor coaching the Titans.


Category: NFL
Tags: Jeff Fisher

Since: Apr 4, 2010
Posted on: January 28, 2011 5:25 pm

No Fisher won't seem right

I suppose Priso believes himself to be a "success" as well. 17 years and 6 winning seasons doesn't cut it. Fisher is the most overrated coach in the history of mankind.

I will miss his frozen snot mustaches.

Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: January 28, 2011 9:33 am

No Fisher won't seem right

Wins and Losses asside,to remain head coach on 1 team for 16 seasons in this age is a major accomplishment,back in the day whenever the Steelers and Oilers/Titans met it was a hard hitting battle,not unlike the Pgh/Balt rivalry today.Jeff Fisher will get multiple offers within weeks and he will get the most out of his players,for sure

Since: May 31, 2007
Posted on: January 28, 2011 8:09 am

No Fisher won't seem right

In his 16 full seasons, Fisher had just six winning seasons.

This says it all, he should have been fired ages ago. In what other job is 37.5% good enough to be considered a success.

Since: Nov 3, 2006
Posted on: January 28, 2011 8:03 am

No Fisher won't seem right

Fisher- "a mustache and a spunky demeanor"... Being a Titans/Oilers fan for far too long I celebrated the firing .. Fischer should thank Wycheck and Dyson daily for the way he is respected. Without their Music City Miracle he would of been fired long ago.. Always one step behind the competition in the playoffs even though his teams Rarely made the playoffs!!! The man specializes in NOTHING!! Defensive backs?? Is that his specialty?? I would never be able to tell from his tenure.. I pray that anyone who loves and respects him as a head coach gets him for the next 16 years... Lets see how many championships he brings in? The man is a joke. JEFF FISHER GOODBYE AND GOOD RIDDANCE YOU EGOTISTICAL LITTLE MAN WITH A BUSHY MUSTACHE AND AN EMPTY HEAD!!! Over 16 years I've grown to despise you!!

Since: Oct 7, 2009
Posted on: January 28, 2011 4:30 am

No Fisher won't seem right

  I couldn't agree with Prisco more! You hit it right on the head. Fisher was a hard working - over achiever - character guy. He was known as a player's coach - and is respected throughout the league - by his peers and the NFL's players. Titan teams always  played you physical - always overachieved. Of course, Fisher's character and mindset and habits were the mindset, character, and habits of Titan's teams throughout the last 17 years.
    He didn't go for playmakers much and that hurt his teams. That is the only negative that I can see from his tenure as head coach....

Since: Feb 11, 2009
Posted on: January 28, 2011 4:20 am

No Fisher won't seem right

Prisco, you and so many others keep harping on the fact this the EN-Ef-El is a pass-first league.  That's because the league officials have set up the rules to make it that way.  It would also seem likely therefore if you were able to come up with a strong more balanced offensive scheme or one which was run-first, that you would likely have an advantage over most opponents becasue defenses are being coached against pass-happy teams.  You need only look at the way Pittsburgh ran over the Jets in Sunday's conference championship game for confirmation of this.  Thus, the idea that Fisher's run-first scheme is outdated is a bunch of nonsense.  If you can do what most people are not doing and do it successfully, that's hardly being outdated.

Since: Feb 22, 2008
Posted on: January 28, 2011 2:26 am

No Fisher won't seem right

What a surprise, Prisco's biggest ding on Fisher is that he didn't pass enough.  I think the Titans will seriously regret this move.  Fisher has not been terribly successful, but you can't be an elite coach without an elite team and time and time again it seems like franchises fail to understand that.  Fisher got a lot out of a little; I have not seen a Titans team that I think belongs anywhere near the top of the league and Fisher had them there a few times.  I don't expect anyone will get more out of the Titans than Fisher, with or without Vince Young who is quite possibly the most overrated player in the league.

Since: Jan 1, 2011
Posted on: January 27, 2011 11:08 pm

No Fisher won't seem right

Its about time! He's done not much in 17 years!

Since: Jan 2, 2010
Posted on: January 27, 2011 9:45 pm

No Fisher won't seem right

There are a lot of misspellings in this article.  Just an observation.

Since: Oct 19, 2008
Posted on: January 27, 2011 8:58 pm

No Fisher won't seem right

If bud did this to KEEP vince young, plain and simply DUMB, vince young is HORRIBLE!

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