Well, the GM search is on!

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  1. Mangler

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    With the sudden firing of Brian Gaine, how soon should the Texans look to hire a new GM? I hope they’re serious about winning and go after legitimate candidates cause training camp hasn’t even started, then we have cuts and trade deadlines coming up. Y’all about weird ass timing...

    Now, we've heard the rumors that Nick Caserio (Patriots) is at the top of their list, but why exactly is that? What makes him THE guy to pursue? Why not pursue (Eagles) Joe Douglas? Or pluck the Rams’ director of player personnel. We have the money!

    I think I’ve seen enough of Butt Chin’s everlasting obsession in someday becoming Belichic. Nothing we’ve ever gotten from NE has ever worked, including our delusional HC. Hell, Cal McNair just sent Frantzy Jourdain packing so what makes him think another NE castoff will work THIS time?

    I really hope Cal goes after the absolute best available and doesn’t listen to our so called “HC.”
     
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    Douglas is the new Jets GM.

    Not sure what "we have the money" means since only players are on the cap.

    Xanders drafted Tebow & Osweiler as the Broncos GM. Just sayin'.
     
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    Oh dang, I missed the news! I meant we have the money to write him a check big enough to bring any GM we truly want. I really hope they steer clear of anything NE, but it looks like Ass Jaw has probably thrown another temper tantrum and has gotten his way. I other way to explain why Gaine is gone, yet he remains HC.
     
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    JB Old Curmudgeon

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    Do you have anything other than your personal dislike to base this on?
     
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    I almost forgot the long list of coaches and front office personnel that left New England and went on to have such amazing and successful careers. My mistake.
     
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    I really hope Cal goes after the absolute best available and doesn’t listen to our so called “HC.”[/QUOTE]

    Scot McCloughan
     
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    The Atlanta GM has done a great job.

    I expect to see them in the NFCCG this yr.
     
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    Doubtful
     
  9. Mangler

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    Well, Cal should take a close look at him!
     
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    I was talking about your comment that OB must have had a temper tantrum and got Gaine fired
     


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    The power some seem to think OB has is amazing
     
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    Cal is calling Uncle Rick as we speak
     
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    The levels to which some, including you yourself, think O'Brien is merely an innocent bystander is ******* comical.

    The guy who is constantly last man standing has power.
     
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    I don't think he's innocent, nor did I ever say that. I do think it's a bit ridiculous to think that he has the power to hire the GM of his choice on a 5 year deal and then has the power to ask McNair to fire him after 1 year because he changed his mind. 'Oh please Cal, do this favor for me, I'll get it right next time '
     
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    Agree! I'd be the least bit surprised if Rick Smith was named the Texans GM once again. He's had direct access to Cal and he's still the Godfather to Cal's kid.....this gives him plenty of opportunities to present his opinions of what he see's and what he might do differently. If RS is indeed is introduced as the GM, it'll be OB who's on the hot seat. It may only require a slow start by the Texans to finally cook OB's goose, allowing RS to finally name his HC for the team.

    As I type this I'm not sure if it's the chorizo and eggs I'm eating or this scenario actually becoming a reality that has my stomach turning. This would be a massive disaster.
     
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    No one has more than a personal take at this point.
     
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    Huh???
     
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    I like Pioli a lot. My ideal pick would’ve been joe Douglas. However all I ask in our new GM is that he’s aggressive, and has absolutely ZERO connection to Bill O’Brien. I don’t want someone who’s going to keep OB around first and foremost. Second, I want someone who’s going to show a sense of urgency and aggressiveness to build this roster around deshaun. The sun has almost set on this offseason, but there’s still a few moves NOW that we can make to win (Trent Williams, Pat Pete, Duke Johnson).

    The new GM will likely have a good deal of cap space with a lot of contracts coming off the books, and a lot of decisions to make extension wise. I know deshaun has 2 more years on his deal, but I’d imagine we have to extend him next year. Regardless, whoever comes in here will play a very pivotal role in our success over the next decade. New HC, big time extensions, a lot of cap room. The right guy could make or break our trajectory.
     
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    So, Pioli is out for you. Both he and O'Brien were with the Pats in 2007-2008.
     

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