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Mike Tomlin has always been described as a "player's coach": a coach that forms friendly relationships with the players and gets to their level rather than posing as a silent dictator or father-figure. At 41, Coach is still pretty young for a coach and is still the youngest to ever win a Super Bowl. So to keep the team focused during the next several must-win situations starting this week at the Jets, Coach is breaking that whole friendly, one-of-the-guys routine. He is banning all "toys" and games from the locker room as punishment. This is definitely as some father-like "inspiration" to focus if you know what I mean. Games that the players enjoy while hanging around the locker room like table tennis, shuffleboard, and pool are banned as well as playing on your phone or watching Netflix or something. If Coach calls a phone a "toy" that's just straight-up funny. This is a pretty clear and kind of strange indication of...
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