Packers Lose Out On Coveted Special Teams Coach Darren Rizzi

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  1. Dolphinitis

    Dolphinitis Well-Known Member

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    he is not that coveted.
     
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    wpgfishfan Pro Bowler

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    We were 4th overall in 2018
    Green Bay was last

    He's a great coach and I hope he is back.
     
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    2018 special team rankings

    2018 NFL SPECIAL TEAMS RANKINGS

    1. NY Jets 231

    2. New Orleans 243

    3. Kansas City 248

    4. Miami 296.5

    5. Arizona 301

    Baltimore 301

    7. Jacksonville 301.5

    8. Houston 307.5

    9. LA Rams 315

    10. Indianapolis 320.5

    New England 320.5

    12. Detroit 342

    13. Minnesota 351.5

    14. Philadelphia 358.5

    15. NY Giants 361

    16. Tennessee 365.5

    17. Washington 367

    18. Seattle 374

    19. Oakland 375.5

    Atlanta 375.5

    21. SF 49ers 381.5

    22. Cincinnati 386.5

    23. Carolina 394.5

    24. Denver 407.5

    25. Pittsburgh 426

    26. Chicago 442.5

    27. Dallas 444

    Tampa Bay 444

    29. LA Chargers 446.5

    30. Cleveland 458

    31. Buffalo 458.5

    32. Green Bay 470.5
     
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    FSU Truth Did I lose something? Finheaven VIP

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    The special teams unit was by far our best and Jason Sanders was easily our second best rookie. The kid came in as inaccurate and ended up as one of the better kickers in the NFL. Rizzi is very good at his job. Hell, I would ask for a ton of money to move from summy Miami to the frozen heel that is the northern mid-west. Really hope he stays.
     
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    Wasn't there a story floating around when we let Parkey go and drafted Sanders, that Rizzi hand picked Sanders and told the team to draft him?

    At that time, his accuracy was questioned but Rizzi stood by his personal assessment that he saw something yet to be seen?
     
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    Weird
     
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    Would love for Rizzi to stay. He is very good at his job.
     
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    Hey H, love your posts, most of the time. But, this is business, not loyalty. If you are in a position to leverage, and you have a fall back, you leverage to the hilt, you squeeze until the last drop of Green comes out of the ripe Dollar fruit. If someone does differently, they are an idiot.

    Like my Opa taught me "When a rich man tells you it is better to have a nickle in your pocket than nothing, you tell him, I would be an idiot to settle for a nickle".

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    If Jones doesn't have his up his butt big time he pays Rizzi whats he worth, players are cheap coaches are worth every penny.
     
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    It's worth considering that he might not have too much confidence in the new regime at Green Bay. If he's going to move on, he's got to have something that gives him a chance to move up in the future, right? We're making the full-Belichick play, and maybe he sees that as better than the new regime in Green Bay. Who knows what happens in a few years, but Rizzi knows he can turn this group into good special teamers, and everyone except the man who gave him his best shot so far--interviewing for the HC opening--is gone in Miami. I kinda doubt it's about money, but nobody likes to go backwards in pay, so the offer needs to be superior to uproot for less money.
     
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    CaSh Nothing bigga than the B

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    So Tom Brady has never thrown 2 picks in a half? What about Peyton?
     
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    I rock with Rizzi hope he stays with us!
     
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    I think Rizzi will stay because I think it's Ross who set his market. Why would he go to the Packers for a pay cut?
     
  14. phins_4_ever

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    You never heard of our special teams coordinator before? He is our STC since 2010. How long have you been following the Dolphins?
     
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    Agua Fighting the media, one lie at a time

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    I'd stated in several places (probably here, too) it wouldn't surprise me if Rizzi stayed put. He'd been through so many regime changes, was well settled in here, so I kind of had a feeling he wouldn't just fly the coop lightly.
     

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