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    haslett hires two assistants

    Haslett brought two assistants with him from the saints. first, rick venturi, age 59, who has been with the saints since 96 and has prior experience as a defensive coordinator iwth the colts, saints and cleveland. second, willy robinson, 49, who is a secondary guy.

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    Re: haslett hires two assistants

    This good or bad?

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    Re: haslett hires two assistants

    On the one hand, i dont have a clue.

    On the other hand, once you hire the boss, you have to defer to his judgment in terms of who he is comfortable having working for him. I am fine with haslett, thus, i am fine with whoever he wants as assistants.

    At the end of the day, we arent going to win or lose anything based on who the position coaches are. We need better players.

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    Re: haslett hires two assistants

    Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Jim Haslett plans to bring former NFL assistant coach Rick Venturi aboard the coaching staff. Venturi previously served as the New Orleans Saints' defensive coordinator when Haslett was the Saints' head coach.

    We are getting deep with quality coaches. Our new DC was a head coach last year and Venturi was a DC last year will be an asst. coach. This can't be a bad thing.

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    Re: haslett hires two assistants

    What position will Venturi fill?

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    Re: haslett hires two assistants

    What position will Venturi fill?
    I'm assuming Defensive Assistant, I will keep my eye on the Rams home page to get the offical title, when they post it.

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    Venturi was a head coach for the Colts, Browns, and Saints. Check his record, you might be surprised. Pathetic to say the least. The joke around New Orleans, was that Venturi must have had some kind or bad pictures on the owner because that is the only way he could still be around. Check the stats on Venturi as a coach and coordinator. I don't lie. Not even to Ram fans.

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    Venturi is a nightmare...

    He'd be better off as your LB'er coach which he'll probably be anyway.

    Expect a little bit of a boost from your LBers.

    You know we always have the Rams # anyway, no matter who your coach is

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    Re: haslett hires two assistants

    Quote Originally Posted by Acreboy

    You know we always have the Rams # anyway, no matter who your coach is
    Gotta love Saints fans..

    It must be nice to be so out of touch with reality.
    Last edited by AvengerRam; -01-26-2006 at 12:44 AM.

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    Re: haslett hires two assistants

    Quote Originally Posted by Speck Killer
    Venturi was a head coach for the Colts, Browns, and Saints.
    Wrong. He was an interim Head Coach for the Colts and the Saints. He was never the Browns' Head Coach. He was, however, Bill Belichick's DC in Cleveland.

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    LOL w/e, ya'll have a harder time beating us than the cardinals...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Acreboy
    You know we always have the Rams # anyway, no matter who your coach is
    Really? I seem to forget who won the game earlier this season despite an interim HC, a backup QB, and both starting WRs out of the game. Can someone help me out with this?

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    Re: haslett hires two assistants

    Rams record against Saints, All-Time:

    37-29

    Rams record against Saints since moving to St. Louis:

    10-6

    Most recent meeting won by:

    Rams

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    Re: haslett hires two assistants

    Quote Originally Posted by AvengerRam
    Rams record against Saints, All-Time:

    37-29

    Rams record against Saints since moving to St. Louis:

    10-6

    Most recent meeting won by:

    Rams

    I knew the Saints had our number. *rolls eyes*
    Quote Originally Posted by ramsbruce
    Kudos to Jared Cook for saying what needed to be said about being outplayed and outcoached vs the Cards.

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    Re: haslett hires two assistants

    He was, however, Bill Belichick's DC in Cleveland.
    I see this as a positive. I think the LB's might actually improve.

    I'm getting pretty excited for this season.:clanram:
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