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WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« on: June 12, 2017, 09:12:34 PM »
This thread will contain your weekly starter for the press.  Please check this thread and then post in your team thread once they unlock each week unless otherwise noted.
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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2017, 09:19:54 PM »
PRE-SEASON

1. What did you gather from your preseason games?

2. How much stock do you put into your teams preseason performance?

3. With the start of the season finally here, what do you expect from your players in week one?
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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2017, 04:10:49 PM »
WEEK 1

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. What did you make of your teams performance, despite the final outcome of the game?

3. Are there any major changes you see yourself making this week?

4. Talk to us about your match up this week.  How do you feel your offense and defense match up?  What will be the key to victory?

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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2017, 12:57:08 PM »
WEEK 2

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. What do you want to see your team improve on the field?

3. What is your take on the Impact Bowl being awarded to Boston?

4. Give us a take from something in the media this week.

5. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?

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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2017, 10:52:55 PM »
WEEK 3

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. How do you feel about your teams health so far this season?

3. How would you handle a player who was late to a team meeting and then was out after curfew the following week?

4. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?



**Question 3 does not apply to Rapid City, Obviously**
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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2017, 09:09:03 PM »
WEEK 4

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. Give us an evaluation of the first quarter of the season for your team, who has stood out both good and bad?

3. With where you sit in the standings, do you feel it is a true reflection of your team? Where do you feel you should stand, and what do you need to do to achieve that by the end of the season?

4. What has been the biggest challenge for your team so far this season, and who would you say was your teams MVP?

5. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?


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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2017, 06:13:54 PM »
WEEK 5

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. What did you pick up form the news this week?  Anything concerning, or interesting?

3. How do you evaluate your coaching staff, so far this year?

4. What do you expect the Commissioner to talk about this week when he makes his highly anticipated announcement?

5. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?

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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2017, 10:59:42 AM »
WEEK 6

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. Talk about a couple of the topics that stood out to you in the news this week.

3. What did you make of the announcement of the HIFL Minor League, do you believe it is a positive addition?

4. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?

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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2017, 08:19:54 PM »
WEEK 7

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. Talk about a couple of the topics that stood out to you in the news this week.

3.  Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?

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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2017, 02:17:49 PM »
WEEK 8

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. Give us an evaluation of the first half of the season for your team, who has stood out both good and bad?

3. With where you sit in the standings, how do you feel about your chances of meeting your owners expectations and how do you grade your performance as GM?

4. Who is your league-wide Mid-season MVP?  Who has been the most surprising under performer?

5. Which of your division rivals has surprised you the most? How and Why?

6. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?


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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #10 on: September 13, 2017, 07:51:03 PM »
WEEK 9

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. With this being the final week before the trade deadline, do you see your team making any moves?

3. What is your take on the new debate that the rules allowing teams to retain salary in trades has gone too far?

4. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?
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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2017, 09:45:45 PM »
WEEK 10

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. What lead to your actions (or lack of actions) at the trade deadline?

3. Talk about at least two stories from this weeks news... what stood out or interested you?

4. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?

 
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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2017, 10:03:34 PM »
WEEK 11

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. How do you feel about your chances of making the playoffs at this juncture of the season?

3. Name a player that isn't on your team that you believe is underrated, and explain.

4. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?
 
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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2017, 01:17:38 AM »
WEEK 12

1. What did you make of this weeks game for your team?

2. 3/4 of the way through the season now, do you think you've done a good job as general manager?

3. What is your take on the situation with George Carlson and his suspension, and subsequent lawsuit?

4. Four games remain on your schedule, how do you prepare your team for the stretch run?

5. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?
 
 
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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2017, 01:35:38 PM »
WEEK 13

1. What did you make of this weeks game for your team?

2. What would you like to see your team improve on most in these last three games of the regular season?

3. How do you feel about the amount of open GM positions around the league?

4. Which story/stories stood out to you this week in the news?

5. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?
 
 
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« Reply #15 on: November 23, 2017, 12:18:07 PM »
WEEK 14

1. What did you make of this weeks game for your team?

2. With two games remaining, who is someone you believe really needs to show up big?

3. How do you keep your team motivated for these final two games? (if your team is out of the playoffs, if you are a playoff contender you do not have a question 3)

4. Which story/stories stood out to you this week in the news?

5. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?
 
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Re: WEEKLY MEDIA OBLIGATIONS
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2017, 01:29:40 PM »
WEEK 15

1. Talk about this weeks result and your upcoming game, as well as anything else you'd like to speak on to the media.
 
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« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2017, 11:58:57 AM »
WEEK 16

[NON-PLAYOFF TEAMS]

1. Talk about this week's result what you liked and what you didn't like.
 

2. What was your biggest success this season?


3. What was your biggest failure, and what caused it?


4. If you could go back to the end of last season and change one thing, what would it be?


5. How do you plan on improving this team going forward, will you be back with this team?


6. What is the first thing you are going to do once you leave the office for the last time this year?
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« Reply #18 on: March 04, 2018, 02:24:15 AM »
PRE-SEASON

1. Talk about your off-season, what did you like, what did you not like?

2. How much stock do you put into your teams preseason performance?

3. What did you gather from your preseason games?

4. What is something you'd like to see your team improve over what they did in the preseason?

5. Who was your MVP of the preseason?

6. What is your season objective this year, and where do your see yourself finishing the season?

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« Reply #19 on: March 10, 2018, 02:48:57 PM »
S10 WEEK 1

1. Talk us through this week's game. What did you like, what do you want to see improved?

2. What did you make of your teams performance, despite the final outcome of the game?

3. Are there any major changes you see yourself making this week?

4. Talk about at least two news stories from this week.

5. Talk to us about your match up this week.  Where do you see your opponent having an advantage? What is the key to victory?

 

DO NOT ADDRESS COACHES THIS WEEK, FOLLOW UP QUESTIONS LIKELY
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« Reply #20 on: March 17, 2018, 10:06:38 PM »
S10 WEEK 2

1. Talk us through this week's game. What did you like, what do you want to see improved?

2. Through two games this season, who's surprising you for the better, and for the worst?

3. Which one-part of your team do you believe is only going to get better going forward?

4. Talk about your news story this week.

5. Talk about at least two other news stories this week.

5. Talk to us about your match up this week, how do you build on last weeks success or rebound from defeat (depending on your game's result)

 
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« Reply #21 on: March 23, 2018, 12:40:23 AM »
S10 WEEK 3

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. How do you feel about the emergence of the Alliance of American Football and the XFL?

3. Talk about something going on around the league this season that has interested you in one way or another.

4. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the key to victory?

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« Reply #22 on: April 02, 2018, 04:50:47 PM »
S10 WEEK 4

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. Which of your division rivals has surprised you the most so far this season?

3. With where you sit in the standings, do you feel it is a true reflection of your team? Where do you feel you should stand, and who on your team is most responsible for your current standing?

4. What has been the biggest challenge for your team so far this season, and who would you say was your teams' most improved?

5. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the toughest thing to prepare for this week?

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« Reply #23 on: May 19, 2018, 04:10:53 PM »
S10 WEEK 5

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. Talk to us about your upcoming game this week.  What will be the toughest thing to prepare for this week?

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« Reply #24 on: June 08, 2018, 05:07:38 PM »
S10 WEEK 6

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. Talk about this weeks league news, what stood out most to you?

3. (for all GM's but the two new GMs) What do you make of the news of the newest GM's to join the league? What advice would you give them?

3. (for new GMs only) What do you bring to the table as a GM in the HIFL?  Do you expect early success?

4. With the draft class being announced later this week, do you plan to target personalities, skill sets, or position groups at the college showcase?

5. What do you hope to gain most this week during the bye week, for yourself but also for your team?


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« Reply #25 on: June 28, 2018, 11:24:33 PM »
S10 WEEK 8

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. Talk about this weeks league news, what stood out most to you? (cover at least two topics)

3. How did you feel about the first annual HIFL/NCAA Showcase?  Do you feel like it was a beneficial addition to the league?

4. What was your take on the amount of GM errors that occurred during the bye-week?

5. Do you plan on making any call ups this week before locking in?

6. Talk about your game this upcoming week.

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« Reply #26 on: July 13, 2018, 01:37:36 AM »
S10 WEEK 9

1. Talk us through this weeks game. What went wrong?  What went right?

2. Give us an evaluation of the first half of the season for your team, who has stood out both good and bad?

3. With where you sit in the standings, how do you feel about your chances of meeting your owners expectations and how do you grade your performance as GM, what about your job security?

4. Who is your league-wide Mid-season MVP?  Who has been the most surprising under performer?

5. Which of your division rivals has surprised you the most? How and Why?

6. With the Trade Deadline coming up this week, Do you see yourself as a buyer, a Seller, or do you plan to hold fast with what you have?

7. What is your opinion on the league's newly announced luxury tax rule, do you believe it is fair, and do you believe it will benefit the league?

8. Talk about your game this upcoming week, what do you need to focus on most?

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GM Kirk [21|May 12:29 AM]:   When trade fever hits, math is the first casualty.