Originally Posted by KronoRed
Once again the NFL recycles mediocrity.
This is very true and something I've never understood. It's like teams are so afraid to hire someone without head coaching experience, that they'd rather hire someone with that experience who wasn't any good.
By all accounts Mularkey was in over his head as a HC in Buffalo. A guy can be a great coordinator because he's a good x's and o's guy. But the skill set to be a head coach is completely different. How many times have we seen this happen in the NFL? I know it's a lot. I can't think of many situations, if any, where a guy was a poor head coach one place only to be a good one somewhere else.
It's disappointing. I think the new owner laid an egg with his first big decision. I hope Mularkey proves me wrong. He sure didn't look like much of an offensive coach against the Giants defense this past weekend. And by a lot of accounts, Matt Ryan has not lived up to his potential in Atlanta. He's been good, but I think most believe he should be better. This makes very little sense to me for the Jags.