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Steve Mariucci FIRED

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Motown is moving on ... finally. Sources have told FOXSports.com that after much speculation and deliberation, the Lions have fired head coach Steve Mariucci. The same sources said they believe defensive coordinator Dick Jauron would be the team's interim head ...

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Old 11-28-2005, 02:13 PM   #1
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Steve Mariucci FIRED

Motown is moving on ... finally.

Sources have told FOXSports.com that after much speculation and deliberation, the Lions have fired head coach Steve Mariucci.
The same sources said they believe defensive coordinator Dick Jauron would be the team's interim head coach, but that has not yet been confirmed.

It was widely reported on Friday that Mariucci's days in Detroit were numbered, but he managed to last the weekend.

The last straw for Lions management apparently was Detroit's embarrassing 27-7 loss to Atlanta on Thanksgiving Day. Playing before a national television audience, the Falcons took a 27-0 lead into the fourth quarter and were able to sit starting quarterback Michael Vick.

This was supposed to be the season Mariucci got the Lions back on track. Quarterback Joey Harrington was entering his fourth season in the league and the team was loaded with talent at the skill positions.

But after sharing the NFC North lead at 3-3, the Lions have dropped four of their last five games to fall out of the postseason hunt for the sixth straight season.

In his two-plus years in Detroit, Mariucci had a 15-28 record ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬à ¢â‚¬? a far cry from the 60-43 mark he had during six seasons in San Francisco.

Mariucci has two more seasons left on a five-year, $25-million contract signed when he was hired in 2003.

http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/5117306
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Old 11-28-2005, 02:20 PM   #2
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RE: Steve Mariucci FIRED

Halo? In the forums? Things have changed while I was away. LOL
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Halo? In the forums? Things have changed while I was away. LOL
Did the wedding go well? Nope, nothing's really changed Whodat.
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Old 11-28-2005, 02:38 PM   #4
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I've always liked this guy. But, he seems to suffer from the lack of discipline bug that we already have.

Would we want this guy or more importantly, would he want us?

I'm on the fence on this one.
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Old 11-28-2005, 02:44 PM   #5
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I don't want him, but if even the Lions are firing coaches after 2 plus seasons, WTF is it gonna take to get Haslett fired? Seriously.
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Old 11-28-2005, 02:47 PM   #6
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I don't want him, but if even the Lions are firing coaches after 2 plus seasons, WTF is it gonna take to get Haslett fired? Seriously.
Nine lives, my man.

He's amazing.

They booed their team silly on Thanksgiving....and none of them cried about it in the media. They booed harrington off the field, then garcia....and the rookie looked better than either of them.
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Old 11-28-2005, 03:18 PM   #7
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.. too bad for Lions fans that the GM is not going to fire GM...

.. the wheels on the bus go round'n'round, round'n'round..
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Old 11-28-2005, 03:50 PM   #8
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Would we want this guy or more importantly, would he want us?
Absolutely don't want him. He has more talent in Detroit than we have down here. Great skill players, and a pretty dern good defensive front. And he's been mediocre at best. Hell, we have that already. It's like comparing oranges to oranges...
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Old 11-28-2005, 04:07 PM   #9
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I don't disagree Dberce. I think he is probably a more engaging and thinking dude than Haz. But I think he ultimately gets similar results. He did get alot out of his guys in San Fran and they ran him out of town......neither have fared well since their breakup.

But....do we need a disciplinarian? It seems like it. But what control master would take a job with so much uncertainty. I think Haz will be a part of this team for at least another year....they won't make a move till the future is clearer and nobody wants the damn job any way.
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Old 11-28-2005, 04:17 PM   #10
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.. too bad for Lions fans that the GM is not going to fire GM...
Millen will be fired after the season because he is on a one-year contract
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