Something tells me It still will not have sank in untill about game eleven, that this is Mike Holmgrens last year. Or exactly what theat really means any way..
Then there is the opposite of that. The fact Mora will be up next...Which also will probably not have sank in untill then either.
To be honest I'm more afraid of Holmgren leaving then I am of Mora coming in. Because it all seems so black and white, and I think thats because it is. There isn't a lot of gray area here. Meanwhile everything about a coaching overlap like this is very foggy.
It's so clear to me Jim Mora is the perfect candidate, and that is why no one has really been worried about the chemistry change between the two.. Oh, I do reacall hearing people here and there about the power struggle when the news first came out. But its pretty hush now. Almost like a side thought.
Of course now I'll explain why I think Mora makes perfect sense.
The one thing I think the Hawks have that is somewhat stable is our offense.. We've been getting it done on a consistent basis for a few years now. I dont know the ratio, but I bet the number of games that I feel we lost over the past six years because of lack of offensive performance, is probably 1 outa 3, maybe a little more if you include games we lost simply on a dropped pass or a fumble. Holmgren's style and system are gonna move the ball. That is what is consistant about our team. Mora knows this, he must. Him being a defensive coach is perfect. He'll have another year ingrained with our staff. And he'll have a mini-Holmgren in Hasselbeck to get thru the first three or four years with our O.
The only thing that could go wrong in my oppinion is Gil Haskell. That would be a major loss to the transition, if he hangs em up, or even for any reason gets removed. Almost a lynchpin loss. Dont even wanna think about it.
I certainly hope I'm right about all this. It just feels good to me.
Holmgren is gonna have a smooth sail this season.. Lets just hope its into the SB sunset