HE has played in the Pro Bowl, got a Super Bowl ring but doe not have the stats for the Hall of Fame. In addition, he would most likely be the third choice in the pecking order, maybe fourth, behind Cobb, Nelson and Jones. At 31, this was probably his last chance at a big long term deal with guarantees. So he chose money and a chance to be The Undisputed Man. I don't blame him. I probably would have done the same.
Thread ahead: Pat Summerall: May 10, 1930 - April 16, 2013 Next thread: App State and Georgia Southern moving to FBS, joining the Sun Belt Conference Previous thread: Another step toward flag football ?
I can't imagine a big name wanting to jump in on this team; you have to be desperate to want to be one of 32 coaches, because there's not much else going for it (and there surely will be other better jobs coming open.)