Originally posted by AXEGRINDER:
Originally posted by BurritoSmuggler:
another wrong thing that was written: "He attempted to install a Marine-like approach with his team but failed to win over any players."
that question was asked of sing in a radio interview- if he thought his approach of yelling at players would be successful, and he responded, basically saying- that's over-blown. if you ask the players about that, they will disagree. he said he is all about relationships. getting close to his players. being like a father to them.
i guess that writer doesnt like to check his sources..
That quote is a direct contradiction to everything I have heard thus far....
That statement was directed at Les Steckles, not coach Sing. He was not comparing Sing to Steckels. Instead he was using Steckels as an example as a disciplinarian that did things the wrong way. I can see the connection though. Steckels was known as a tough coach, demanding coach and many people view Singletary in the same way.
Personally, I didn’t see anything wrong with the article, because all he was saying is what he feels Sing will face and need to do as a first year head coach to succeed. He basically said these are the things he’ll face and this is what he’ll need to consider when handling these things.
He also alluded to Sing’s handling of the QB situation being a good thing. Stating that the way it’s been handled lets the team know that the coach is putting the team first and not just one or two players. Playing a time limit on when he’ll decide on a starter put’s more importance on the practices, leading to sharper practices by the whole team. I know that some think that Hill has earned the starters spot, but I agree with Lombardi that the competition is good for the team. As long they don’t drag it out.