Blowout Cards Forums
Retail Rummage

Go Back   Blowout Cards Forums > BLOWOUTS HOBBY TALK > FOOTBALL

FOOTBALL Post your FOOTBALL Cards Hobby Talk

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-18-2013, 10:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
Member
 
popmaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 3,109
Default Hahahahaha! I really feel sorry for Cleveland fans

Mike Lombardi becomes the Browns’ V.P. of player personnel | ProFootballTalk
__________________
"It's all interpretation, to find the truth you have to read between the lines" -DR

http://s1223.photobucket.com/albums/dd519/popmaz/?start=20
popmaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 10:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
Member
 
kl4life2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Glendale, AZ from Ohio
Posts: 1,040
Default

I don't have time to research this, but why is Lombardi looked at as a joke by a lot of people?
kl4life2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 10:15 AM   #3 (permalink)
Member
 
newton615's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: boston
Posts: 3,342
Default

I hope Lombardi comes in like a hurricane and brings them to the playoffs
__________________
In Bill We Trust
newton615 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 10:17 AM   #4 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 2,505
Default

Maybe they thought it was Vince?
JoshHamilton is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 10:17 AM   #5 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 18,581
Send a message via MSN to asujbl
Default

I'll tell you why...

Tommy Vardell, JaMarcus Russell, Robert Gallery, Phillip Buchanon, Michael Huff, Craig Powell, Fabian Washington...

Just a few of the great 1st round picks that Lombardi has been a part of. Don't even get me started listing the awful 2nd and 3rd rounders.

In like 15 years of working in Front Offices I can count - oh - about 5 picks out of probably 75+ he's made that were good picks.
__________________
http://s282.photobucket.com/albums/kk269/ohiosundevils
Want to save 5-15% on your purchase? Check my feedback and pay via Check/MO/Cash
I do not ACCEPT or SEND Gift Payments - Thanks
asujbl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 10:20 AM   #6 (permalink)
Member
 
kl4life2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Glendale, AZ from Ohio
Posts: 1,040
Default

Thanks!

So it sounds like his draft style will fit right in for us. Woo hoo - I hate change.



Quote:
Originally Posted by asujbl View Post
I'll tell you why...

Tommy Vardell, JaMarcus Russell, Robert Gallery, Phillip Buchanon, Michael Huff, Craig Powell, Fabian Washington...

Just a few of the great 1st round picks that Lombardi has been a part of. Don't even get me started listing the awful 2nd and 3rd rounders.

In like 15 years of working in Front Offices I can count - oh - about 5 picks out of probably 75+ he's made that were good picks.
kl4life2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 10:21 AM   #7 (permalink)
Member
 
bkovach06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 4,139
Default

greaaat hire...not, just when things were looking up, you hire this guy, give me a break


Posted from Blowoutcards.com App for Android
bkovach06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 10:48 AM   #8 (permalink)
Member
 
VikingsAllDay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 6,778
Default

i think cleveland will be fine.
VikingsAllDay is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 11:19 AM   #9 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 18,581
Send a message via MSN to asujbl
Default

The only way to save this - and actually does sound like it happens today as well - is hiring Ray Horton as DC.

Chud/Turner/Turner/Horton will make me forget about Lombardi.
__________________
http://s282.photobucket.com/albums/kk269/ohiosundevils
Want to save 5-15% on your purchase? Check my feedback and pay via Check/MO/Cash
I do not ACCEPT or SEND Gift Payments - Thanks
asujbl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 11:24 AM   #10 (permalink)
Member
 
popmaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 3,109
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by asujbl View Post
The only way to save this - and actually does sound like it happens today as well - is hiring Ray Horton as DC.

Chud/Turner/Turner/Horton will make me forget about Lombardi.
That would be a solid hire. But don't you worry, you will not forget about Lombardi once the draft rolls around.
__________________
"It's all interpretation, to find the truth you have to read between the lines" -DR

http://s1223.photobucket.com/albums/dd519/popmaz/?start=20
popmaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 11:25 AM   #11 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Posts: 3,357
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by popmaz View Post
That would be a solid hire. But don't you worry, you will not forget about Lombardi once the draft rolls around.
Put me in at GM. They can pay for my college tuition, and for my gas in a car, and I will get us the best draft picks ever. Trust me, I'm a College sports addict, and already know who to take
theautographkid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 11:29 AM   #12 (permalink)
Member
 
MI Rob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 7,382
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by theautographkid View Post
Put me in at GM. They can pay for my college tuition, and for my gas in a car, and I will get us the best draft picks ever. Trust me, I'm a College sports addict, and already know who to take
Are you a scout too?
MI Rob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 11:35 AM   #13 (permalink)
Member
 
bkovach06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 4,139
Default

i keep hearing the name bjoern werner being throw around, im sure lombardi will go kicker in 1st round though
bkovach06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 11:37 AM   #14 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Posts: 3,357
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MI Rob View Post
Are you a scout too?
Actually, I scout and send reports for my high school baseball team, since I can't play sports anymore
theautographkid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 11:37 AM   #15 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 18,581
Send a message via MSN to asujbl
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bkovach06 View Post
i keep hearing the name bjoern werner being throw around, im sure lombardi will go kicker in 1st round though
Moore or Werner would be a perfect fit.

Jarvis Jones as well - but his injury scares the hell out of me that high in the draft
__________________
http://s282.photobucket.com/albums/kk269/ohiosundevils
Want to save 5-15% on your purchase? Check my feedback and pay via Check/MO/Cash
I do not ACCEPT or SEND Gift Payments - Thanks
asujbl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 11:40 AM   #16 (permalink)
Member
 
mcgahee21nfl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 2,302
Default

Lombardi is an awesome evaluator of talent. Browns fans should be excited.
mcgahee21nfl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 11:50 AM   #17 (permalink)
Member
 
Clarka3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 11,515
Default

the cleveland fans I'm friends with aren't happy about the hire.
__________________
THE Luke Kuechly Super Collector
pending: w8lifter28 (customs),

Don't ask me how much I want to offer. Come with a price in mind. If I don't want it or think it's worth that, I will let you know.
Clarka3 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 11:56 AM   #18 (permalink)
Member
 
xXdirtyjoeXx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Medina Ohio
Posts: 1,500
Default

Makes me want to punch a baby and vomit at the same time.
__________________
2010 Topps Platinum Football SuperCollector
Colt McCoy SuperCollector
http://s1195.photobucket.com/user/dirtyjoe51/library/?sort=3&page=1
xXdirtyjoeXx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 12:46 PM   #19 (permalink)
Member
 
wheeler281's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 5,771
Send a message via AIM to wheeler281
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by VikingsAllDay View Post
i think cleveland will be fine.
me too. I love the hire.

Quote:
Originally Posted by mcgahee21nfl View Post
Lombardi is an awesome evaluator of talent. Browns fans should be excited.
Agreed!
__________________
"He had no teeth, and he was slobbering all over himself. I'm thinking, 'You can have your money back, just get me out of here. Let me go be an accountant." I can't tell you how badly I wanted out of there." -QB John Elway On Jack Lambert(1983)
wheeler281 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 01:10 PM   #20 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 18,581
Send a message via MSN to asujbl
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mcgahee21nfl View Post
Lombardi is an awesome evaluator of talent. Browns fans should be excited.
Dear god I hope you are being sarcastic...

Lets just look at picks he has been associated with in the Top 2 rounds of the draft - How many of these panned out? Hell how many have you even heard of? This is just a snippet of his awesome evaluation skills...

Tommy Vardell
Patrick Rowe
Steve Everitt (solid pick)
Dan Footman
Antonin Langham
Derrick Alexander
Craig Powell
William Thomas
Matt Stinchcomb
Tony Bryant
Sebastian Janikowski (probably his best pick ever...and it was a Kicker in the Top 20 of the draft)
Derrick Gibson
Marques Tuiasosopo
Phillip Buchannon
Napoleon Harris
Nnamdi Asomugha (holy crap a good pick)
Tyler Brayton
Robert Gallery
Jake Grove
Fabian Washington
Stanford Routt
Michael Huff
Andrew Walter
Thomas Howard
Jamarcus Russell
Zach Miller

Every one of those pick was in the Top 60 of the draft...
__________________
http://s282.photobucket.com/albums/kk269/ohiosundevils
Want to save 5-15% on your purchase? Check my feedback and pay via Check/MO/Cash
I do not ACCEPT or SEND Gift Payments - Thanks
asujbl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 01:22 PM   #21 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Oak Creek, WI
Posts: 922
Default

Can't blame Lombardi for any pick related to the Raiders. Al Davis made those decisions, not Lombardi....
erock28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 01:25 PM   #22 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 18,581
Send a message via MSN to asujbl
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by erock28 View Post
Can't blame Lombardi for any pick related to the Raiders. Al Davis made those decisions, not Lombardi....
That's the easy excuse.

If Lombardi has 0 input or control over draft choices in Oakland then he isn't even qualified to be an NFL VP in the first place because he never had a real job scouting talent.

Lombardi flat out displayed his man love for Gallery and Russell before the 04 and 07 drafts in multiple interviews - if he really didn't believe in them, and just did what Al Davis said, then he's just a pathetic puppet anyway.
__________________
http://s282.photobucket.com/albums/kk269/ohiosundevils
Want to save 5-15% on your purchase? Check my feedback and pay via Check/MO/Cash
I do not ACCEPT or SEND Gift Payments - Thanks
asujbl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 01:26 PM   #23 (permalink)
Member
 
cking's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: In my house
Posts: 9,546
Default

Colt mccoy ftwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
__________________
Always looking for Gridiron Kings cards. Framed,Autos,Jerseys and Patches.
cking is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 01:26 PM   #24 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Moline
Posts: 670
Default

The QB situation is a bigger prob than any GM... at least for the near future....
VintageCards4Me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 01:41 PM   #25 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 18,581
Send a message via MSN to asujbl
Default

Based on his ability to evaluate "talent" - Weeden won't be the Browns QB next year (which is actually OK with me) - it'll be one of these guys - all of whom he is in love with - or was notably in love with before their respective drafts.

Gabbert
Claussen
Mallett
Jamarcus
__________________
http://s282.photobucket.com/albums/kk269/ohiosundevils
Want to save 5-15% on your purchase? Check my feedback and pay via Check/MO/Cash
I do not ACCEPT or SEND Gift Payments - Thanks
asujbl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Copyright © 2013, Blowout Cards Inc.