With the fire under Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Gene Smith's seat heating up, interesting names are being floated to replace him.
Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com chimes with the most interesting name of all: Bill Polian.
Polian would not only be a splashy hire for the Jaguars, but he would be the best possible hire.
Polain's track record for building winners is unparallelled among NFL executives.
How good would Polian be for the Jaguars?
Over the course of his career, teams run by Bill Polian were more likely to make the conference championship game than to have a losing record.
Polian comes with a price. He's a miserable man for the media to deal with. He's a control freak and notoriously petulant. He's not a nice guy.
But he wins.
If Polian could be lured to Jacksonville, the first thing he would do would be to pursue a viable starting quarterback. He would dump the ridiculous "run the ball stop the run" nonsense that has plagued the Jaguars for years.
It would be football nirvana for Jaguars fans, and the wins would come sooner rather than later.
It's just speculation, but for a team in need of hope, a future run by Polian is nice to think about.
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