Originally Posted by patman
Rex had plenty of input into player procurement, what coach doesn't? You think Tanny went to the ravens for Scott and leonard or did he do that on Rex's behest? What about Cro? That again was pure Rex and his stated need for 2 great corners to make his D run.
When Holmes was traded for, was it not Rex that said it was due to him running wild on the ravens when Rex was the coach? This year during camp he said that hill was the only guy that was taken that was not his choice, and that the scouts pushed for him.
Rex told Tanny who he needed and who to sign. Tanny had no backbone to stand up to Rex and tell him that he can't get every guy he wants.
And no one said he was just a Def cood, he was always the HC, he just ignored the half of the game he knows nothing about.
Ofcourse he has input, especially on defense..but hes not th guy Royally F...ing the roster with bad contracts and lack of picks..
trading for holmes was a great move.. We gave up a 5th rounder? Holmes played a big part getting us bac to AFCC. We needed to keep him for mark.. Rex wasnt the guy who gave holmes that insane contract..
what about Cro? hes doing well..
Rex did bring in leonard and scott, who both provided crucial leadership taking the calls on D and helping the rest of the D players learn rex's system.. Rex took mangini's #17 ranked Defense, #18th in 07? and made it #1.. Dont credit rex, leonard and scott were just that amazing..