Needless to say, Sehorn wasn't thrilled with Fassel's decision, and apparently didn't much appreciate when and how he found out the news. Please read on as Sehorn shares his thoughts on that topic in an exclusive interview with TGI.
Q: So is it safe to say that you were disappointed when they decided not to
start you against the Eagles?
A: It's their call. It's their call. I'm smarter than that. I'm smarter than that. I saw how practice went Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, what was really going to happen. It was really kind of nice of them to come and tell me an hour before the game their decision. It's my ninth year in the league; you're not kidding anybody. [Reporters] can't report it, but when one guy takes all the reps with the first team, that's the guy who's going to start. I don't care what they say. They can do what they want to do. It's their team. I'm at their disposal. They know what they can get. If they choose to go in that direction, that's their choice.
Q: Do you feel their decision was fair?
A: It's football. I understand the position that coaches get themselves in. They get in a groove with one thing and they want to stick to it. They get into this thought process that this was their success theorem for the first couple weeks. There's nothing against anybody else, but I know what I'm capable of.
Q: Has anyone told you what to expect going forward?
A: No. No. I don't expect that from them. That's their call. It was not even presented to me until an hour before the game, so come on. We'll go from there. You watch practice. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure that out.
Q: With the recent developments, do you see yourself eventually making the
move to safety?
A: We'll see. I know I'm not going to sit in this role. This isn't where I'm happy. This is what I'm going to do because it's the middle of the year and this is where they placed me. By no means is this what I feel like doing for the rest of my career.