What if Ernie Adams is calling the plays?

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by Isaac, Apr 20, 2006.

  1. Isaac

    Isaac Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    That would be an interesting twist, eh?
  2. A regular M Night Shaymalan twist
  3. Tunescribe

    Tunescribe PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Better yet, what if Ernie is the REAL brains behind the operation and BB is just his frontman? :eek:
  4. Willie55

    Willie55 In the Starting Line-Up

    Kind of like what is happening in the White House. :D (disclaimer: that is not a political statement. It is just a joke. Please dont hijack the thread).
  5. Major **********

    Major ********** Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Its all starting to make sense now.
    BB knows very little about football but he is very media savy.
    Ernie is not very good with the media but he is a genius with the Xs and Os.

    Ps: How long before the "Bob Kraft is really the front man for Jeremy Jacobs" theories start floating?
    Is it draft day yet? Please?!
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2006
  6. DarrylS

    DarrylS PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Draft day cannot come soon enough, then we can all question the Pats moves for about 2 weeks(what the f were they thinking), Borges and Cafardo can do their lack of credibility thing and then it will all make some kind of sense...
  7. uggggggggghhhhhh
  8. the taildragger

    the taildragger Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    when Weis left I said, well it's not like we lost Ernie...he's more involved than people realize. He's way more significant than Scott. I always hear "Bioli" or BB/SP...it's Belichick and Adams -- that's the braintrust...where the synergy is behind the scenes.
  9. sieglo

    sieglo In the Starting Line-Up

    Funny that Adams never gets mentioned on this board.

    He is like the Emperor through Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back. A shadowy behind the scenes figure whose importance is never clearly explained.
  10. PromisedLand

    PromisedLand Virtual Internet Person

    There's one thing we know for certain: if Borges :mad: and Cafardo :rolleyes: think we have a good draft, then it will turn out we have drafted a cartful of busts.
  11. PATSNUTme

    PATSNUTme Paranoid Homer Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Here is Ernie leading last years draft picks and UDFA's in their first drill during mini camp.

  12. BelichickFan

    BelichickFan B.O. = Fugazi PatsFans.com Supporter

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    While I love Belichick, I would consider my name to be ErnieAdamsFan if I were doing it again - the guy just intrigues the heck out of me.
  13. flutie2phelan

    flutie2phelan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    I'd rather not talk about myself.

    And that's all i'm gonna say about that.
  14. BelichickFan

    BelichickFan B.O. = Fugazi PatsFans.com Supporter

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    He's such an invisible figure, it's basically impossible to talk about him much.
  15. shakadave

    shakadave In the Starting Line-Up

    That's because most of us don't know who he is.
  16. Tunescribe

    Tunescribe PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    I met him briefly at Halberstam's lecture/book signing a few months ago. He's an unassuming, non-descript little guy in his fifties. If it wasn't for that Super Bowl ring that's about as big as his fist, you'd never, ever, guess he was in any way associated with the NFL. It only adds to his mystique. I think it was mentioned in this forum right after the lecture, but Ernie DID say that he is on the 'phones with BB during games, and has input during halftime adjustments.
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2006
  17. Hoodie

    Hoodie 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    I'm not sure the majority of us would recognize him if we saw him on the street. I've only seen a few pictures of him. I was going to compare him to Whitey Bulger but if Tunescribe has actually seen and spoken to him, I guess that wouldn't be accurate.

    It' d be cool to hear from him. His relationship with BB intrigues me too. How often do you met someone with whom you've experienced a vulcan mind meld that has lasted more than 30 years?
  18. Pats726

    Pats726 Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Why not compare him to someone like the late Joel Buschbaum; the real draft guru...who looked more like the anti-football player...(in fact, his picture was never seen until after his death...)
  19. HugeCrushOnBB

    HugeCrushOnBB Rookie

    Bill's Girl and I also went to that Book signing with Halberstam. But honestly, we were only interested in Ernie Adams. He signed both of my books and BG's got a few pics of him close up. I could try and post a few pictures I have of him from that night.....
  20. HugeCrushOnBB

    HugeCrushOnBB Rookie

    That is hysterical!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

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