Originally written on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The mindset of Pro-Sports in this country, has changed radically during the last 45 years; if you need proof, than the philosophy of Hall Of Fame NFL coach Vince Lombardi, just might alleviate all doubts. Although the NFL, has had a lot of incredible head coaches during my lifetime, however I believe; Lombardi occupies a higher perch than any other Pro Football coaches in my mind. That being said, the man who led the Green Bay Packers to victories in the first two Super Bowls, most likely could not coach in the League in our current era. The reason being; he would be perceived as far too tough a taskmaster, to ever to be able to win over his players and most likely be called heartless and barbaric by anchors and analysts, covering the NFL. Lombardi is credited with expressing the following thought; which I will paraphrase. Lombardi allegedly told his players at one point; if you can lie down, then you can sit up. If you can sit up, then you can stand; if you can stand, then you can ...
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