Originally Posted by ChildressTitanMan
Very true Earl.
His worst meddling was the Bum Phillips years.
He let Herzeg talk him into firing Bum and hiring Ed Biles . The team started thr downhill spiral right there .
It's deeper than that though because I think Bum was feeling pressure from Lad and traded #1 picks for washed up vets because he had to win now . So they became a bad team that was old and no picks . I think one year there first pick of the draft was Mike Stensrud in the 3rd round .