Welcome to Houston Jack Easterby

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  1. Rich Schmidt

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    Based on this dude having more power than anyone but Cal and Mom, I thought he deserved his own thread now! This was under the radar for me, I thought it was a good hire to have someone like him and his experience around, but man I missed his power and influence. Basically he has Cal's ear and is to bang heads of BOB and GM when they disagree or make the call. Welcome to town Boss!

    This link is a read of what I thought we hired, a guy about culture and building the team from the inside

    https://www.patriots.com/news/you-don-t-know-jack-the-most-influential-patriot-you-ve-never-heard-of
     
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    Is it confirmed that he has that kind of power or is it rumored to be in the works?
     
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    I find it hard to believe the character coach/team chaplain is now in charge of the Texans with only Cal above him
     
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    A source in a report from 610 said it allegedly
     
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    Always assumptions, speculations, and connect-the-dots logic with the Texans FO. They have rarely given us details about their true power structure.

    I figure this guy is just another seat in the boardroom. His place in the overall power hierarchy is anyone's guess at this point.
     
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    Excellent read and like his hands on approach with players especially new to Texans players. I remember a certain Notre Dame nose tackle "Irish Chocolate" who could have used some counseling when drafted by Houston.
     
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    Recent GM openings considered in this opinion?
     
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    He became the De Facto GM when Brian Gaine was fired, right?
     
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    Sweet I'm sure this ex-Patriot will finally be the successful one.
     
  10. Rich Schmidt

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    No, they have their three headed monster and the cap guy Olsen is acting GM until replacement is in seat
     


  11. Rich Schmidt

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    No, they have their three headed monster and the cap guy Olsen is acting GM until replacement is in seat
     
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    Thanks Rich
     
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    Easterby being labeled just a “motivational speaker” is laughable. It’s been made clear by the Patriots that he was so much more than that. Does he provide guidance and motivational speaking to the players? (especially young players, rookies, etc) Yes. But, he was also reportedly the one that brought in the players who actually play for the love of the sport/winning over those just looking for a huge payday. He also provides some sort of position coaching. Hell, it’s been reported that he was the one who did the team evaluations for Belichic.

    I’m almost 100% sure he’s the one that evaluates the team this offseason and found that Gaine just wasn’t up to the task.
     
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    Where was he labeled just a "motivational speaker"?
     
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    A few hundred posts back, different thread. You can go look for it, I ain’t going back looking for it. A few guys were asking what the big deal was (about Esterby) and why he’s been given full control of the organization, besides Cal.
     
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    I've read every comment every thread and never saw that. You make the claim, you back it up. At least narrow it to a specific thread and page, otherwise it's bunk. And who said he's been given full control as a player development guy is full of ****

    perhaps your interpretation skills are severely lacking
     
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    I've read it multiple times myself
     
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    That he's JUST a motivational speaker?
     
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    Not sure if the word JUST was specifically used, but in several post it was the only term used to describe him.
     
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    Honoring Earl 34 Something Witty !

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    New Texans GM !!

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