Opinion Are Richmond trying to copy the Patriots blueprint?

4tune8

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this may need a thread on its own
I think you're right,

But maybe under this title.....

'Are Richmond trying to replicate the Patriots dominance?' Especially after this comment.....

"It is a strange, frightening world we are living in now where Richmond are the closest thing we have to the New England Patriots and the San Antonio Spurs."

Thanks to JAKLAUGHING for putting up this link.

My reply to his post......

"Thanks for posting those articles....

After reading them, there are some pertinent points that definitely relate to how our recruiting and management has been developing, specifically this little quote from the 2nd article....

"mentioned Patriots undrafted sleeper Jakobi Meyers as an example of their typical value pickup: “I thought he was going to be a fourth-round pick when we invited him [to the Senior Bowl]. I was shocked he didn’t get picked,” Nagy said. “But he’s so crafty. He finds the angles. He moves through traffic really well."

Almost sums up what happened with Stack and Pickett this year.

I, for one, would be gobsmacked if we are not 'taking a leaf' out of the Patriots book. They have been the most successful team over the last 20 years, maybe a little bit of education for Dimma was organised during his trip to the U.S. after 2016. Cos I see a lot of similarities in how the Tigers organisation is run now and since that epiphone."
 

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4tune8

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Yucky!
I hate how everything gets compared to s**tty American sports.
I get that.....but the Patriots have been top of the tree for decades and I don't see any reason why we can't learn from their success (and their failures) Mainly cos I want to see the Tigers at the top of the food chain for decades.
 

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I get that.....but the Patriots have been top of the tree for decades and I don't see any reason why we can't learn from their success (and their failures) Mainly cos I want to see the Tigers at the top of the food chain for decades.
I don’t follow it at all but I’m guessing they don’t have the not so subtle equalization mindset the AFL do
 

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I think you're right,

But maybe under this title.....

'Are Richmond trying to replicate the Patriots dominance?' Especially after this comment.....

"It is a strange, frightening world we are living in now where Richmond are the closest thing we have to the New England Patriots and the San Antonio Spurs."

Thanks to JAKLAUGHING for putting up this link.

My reply to his post......

"Thanks for posting those articles....

After reading them, there are some pertinent points that definitely relate to how our recruiting and management has been developing, specifically this little quote from the 2nd article....

"mentioned Patriots undrafted sleeper Jakobi Meyers as an example of their typical value pickup: “I thought he was going to be a fourth-round pick when we invited him [to the Senior Bowl]. I was shocked he didn’t get picked,” Nagy said. “But he’s so crafty. He finds the angles. He moves through traffic really well."

Almost sums up what happened with Stack and Pickett this year.

I, for one, would be gobsmacked if we are not 'taking a leaf' out of the Patriots book. They have been the most successful team over the last 20 years, maybe a little bit of education for Dimma was organised during his trip to the U.S. after 2016. Cos I see a lot of similarities in how the Tigers organisation is run now and since that epiphone."
Im Sure dimma referenced the spurs to something for motivation in post gf pressers didn’t resonate as I don’t follow nfl
 

4tune8

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Interestingly Cameron Schwab references the Patriots in this article too



And after 2016 Dimma spent a bit of time 'studying' management at Harvard which happens to be in one of the Patriots home states.
 

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Dimma has been on record as being influenced by the Spurs and given how Pop has created such a caring culture and respect there I can see similarities. As for the dirty cheating Patriots ? I can think of nothing worse. Incredibly successful yes, but abhorrent in the way they have gone about it and nothing like what Dimma, Benny and Peggy have developed at Richmond. Possible similarities recruiting wise notwithstanding
 

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I think you're right,

But maybe under this title.....

'Are Richmond trying to replicate the Patriots dominance?' Especially after this comment.....

"It is a strange, frightening world we are living in now where Richmond are the closest thing we have to the New England Patriots and the San Antonio Spurs."

Thanks to JAKLAUGHING for putting up this link.

My reply to his post......

"Thanks for posting those articles....

After reading them, there are some pertinent points that definitely relate to how our recruiting and management has been developing, specifically this little quote from the 2nd article....

"mentioned Patriots undrafted sleeper Jakobi Meyers as an example of their typical value pickup: “I thought he was going to be a fourth-round pick when we invited him [to the Senior Bowl]. I was shocked he didn’t get picked,” Nagy said. “But he’s so crafty. He finds the angles. He moves through traffic really well."

Almost sums up what happened with Stack and Pickett this year.

I, for one, would be gobsmacked if we are not 'taking a leaf' out of the Patriots book. They have been the most successful team over the last 20 years, maybe a little bit of education for Dimma was organised during his trip to the U.S. after 2016. Cos I see a lot of similarities in how the Tigers organisation is run now and since that epiphone."
Just read it , quite a few parallels , with the patriot way v Richmond man, our trademark plan , wouldn’t call us aggressive traders however we do recruit players to fill a role . And I do feel that oppo are bamboozled at best way to crush our game style
I see us as the most progressive club in a whole lot of ways , I hadn’t considered this part
 

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Dimma has been on record as being influenced by the Spurs and given how Pop has created such a caring culture and respect there I can see similarities. As for the dirty cheating Patriots ? I can think of nothing worse. Incredibly successful yes, but abhorrent in the way they have gone about it and nothing like what Dimma, Benny and Peggy have developed at Richmond. Possible similarities recruiting wise notwithstanding
Fair enough....maybe they've studied the successful teams in different codes and have tried to bring in the best ideas from all of those organisations. I suppose it would be the smartest thing to do.
 

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I think you're right,

But maybe under this title.....

'Are Richmond trying to replicate the Patriots dominance?' Especially after this comment.....

"It is a strange, frightening world we are living in now where Richmond are the closest thing we have to the New England Patriots and the San Antonio Spurs."

Thanks to JAKLAUGHING for putting up this link.

My reply to his post......

"Thanks for posting those articles....

After reading them, there are some pertinent points that definitely relate to how our recruiting and management has been developing, specifically this little quote from the 2nd article....

"mentioned Patriots undrafted sleeper Jakobi Meyers as an example of their typical value pickup: “I thought he was going to be a fourth-round pick when we invited him [to the Senior Bowl]. I was shocked he didn’t get picked,” Nagy said. “But he’s so crafty. He finds the angles. He moves through traffic really well."

Almost sums up what happened with Stack and Pickett this year.

I, for one, would be gobsmacked if we are not 'taking a leaf' out of the Patriots book. They have been the most successful team over the last 20 years, maybe a little bit of education for Dimma was organised during his trip to the U.S. after 2016. Cos I see a lot of similarities in how the Tigers organisation is run now and since that epiphone."
Cats must reckon this is all unfair..Australian/American club president and all that..
 

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I also follow Everton ⚽
& Richmond (they had a pretty lean run for a while there)
Masochist.

Lol the pats have 2 things going for them, arguably the greatest coach of all time and the GOAT quarter back taking massive unders because his missus is ******* loaded so he can get the best possible team around him.
And they did have the GOAT tight end (only cos Richo didn't play), the Gronk. Still got Edelman but Gronk is a massive loss.
 

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