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    Default Hard Knocks director on Philbin: "I'll run through a wall for that guy"

    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d...gn=Twitter_atl

    Maybe he's just saying that to interest potential viewers, but it also goes in line with what everyone has been saying about Philbin since the day he was hired. It all sounds great to me.

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    If true it runs the opposite of what many assumed based on his appearance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GreysonWinfield View Post
    If true it runs the opposite of what many assumed based on his appearance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slickj101 View Post
    During the hiring process some felt that he didn't have a "look" for the head coaching position so they somewhat dismissed him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slickj101 View Post
    There were at least a few comments on the board about Philbins appearance alluding to a player wouldn't respond based on his looks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GridIronKing34 View Post
    During the hiring process some felt that he didn't have a "look" for the head coaching position so they somewhat dismissed him.
    Why? Does he have tattoos and dreads?
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    Quote Originally Posted by slickj101 View Post
    Why? Does he have tattoos and dreads?
    It shouldn't matter. People respond to leaders. Philben will be judged on his leadership not his looks or style.
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    Philbin should ask him to do it. See if his money is where his mouth is.
    On the draft Quentin Rollins bandwagon.

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    He looks like Larry Coker, which gave us UM fans a bad feeling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slickj101 View Post
    Why? Does he have tattoos and dreads?
    I don't speak for those people... damn. I'm just telling you what happened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreysonWinfield View Post
    It shouldn't matter. People respond to leaders. Philben will be judged on his leadership not his looks or style.
    Last guy who didn't fit our HC look was Mike Tomlin. Hopefully this will make up for that failure.


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    Quote Originally Posted by KingMotion View Post
    Last guy who didn't fit our HC look was Mike Tomlin. Hopefully this will make up for that failure.
    Now ain't THAT the truth? Vince Lombardi didn't look like one either until he started coaching



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    Quote Originally Posted by GridIronKing34 View Post
    I don't speak for those people... damn. I'm just telling you what happened.
    I was kidding.. kind of.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingMotion View Post
    Last guy who didn't fit our HC look was Mike Tomlin. Hopefully this will make up for that failure.
    To be fair, I can't remember another HC who inherited a better situation than Tomlin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GreysonWinfield View Post
    It shouldn't matter. People respond to leaders. Philben will be judged on his leadership not his looks or style.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slickj101 View Post
    I was kidding.. kind of.
    Well I think we both know that appearance dictates success...

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    Quote Originally Posted by GridIronKing34 View Post
    Well I think we both know that appearance dictates success...
    Don't forget intelligence.
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    Let's remember that the players were willing to do the same for Tony Sparano and Dave Wannstedt.

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    So we will have a whole team of juggernauts, b###h!!


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    This guy's got the look of Mary Samsonite/Swanson. Still a leader.

    "Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.

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