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Singletary's "finest hour" comment may have been his worst moment

Rosenthal provided us on Friday with a history lesson regarding the connection between 49ers coach Mike Singletary’s “finest hour” boast and the speech from Winston Churchill that prepared his people for the Battle of Britain some 70 years ago.

“Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties,” Churchill said as England readied for Hitler’s army, “and so bear ourselves that if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, ‘This was their finest hour.'”

A buzz has broken out in league circles regarding Singletary’s judgment, or lack thereof, in borrowing a sacred phrase from a sacred leader uttered at a solemn and horrific time.  And the buzz isn’t kind to the man who may be embarking on his final hours as an NFL head coach.

We don’t know whether Singletary realized the import of his words, or whether he was attempting to awkwardly pay homage to Churchill with yet another misguided football-as-war metaphor. 

Frankly, we don’t know which would be worse.

Either way, we think that Singletary’s style is far better suited for a locker room, not a podium.  And for a collegiate team, not a professional one.

That’s precisely where we think this is heading.  Possibly too proud to accept termination and then demotion to a lower-level job with another NFL team, Singletary should consider taking over a college team, where we think he’d be a recruiter with skills on par with Saban, and a motivator with skills on par with Rockne.

That’s far better than being a pro coach with tact on par with Ditka, but a won-loss record on par with Kotite,

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  1. joetoronto says: Oct 30, 2010 10:37 AM

    I just loved watching Singletary play, much respect.
    Watching him as a HC though, it actually hurts.

  2. garywizard says: Oct 30, 2010 10:38 AM

    There are bigger problems in the world than Singletary stealing lines from some stupid speech
    We are in the midst of a Great Depression where people are out of work with no hope of finding fresh work and we have to care about this?
    We watch football to be entertained … case closed
    The problem with the 49ers is that they suck for entertainment … dull football

  3. BleedPurpler says: Oct 30, 2010 10:40 AM

    If this comes true, as it likely should, then maybe he will be applying for the Gophers job………

  4. joelsieeee says: Oct 30, 2010 10:43 AM

    Good read!! A+++

  5. tv says: Oct 30, 2010 10:43 AM

    “a recruiter with skills on par with Saban, and a motivator with skills on par with Rockne.”
    You forgot – “and no skills as a coach” – and isn’t that the most important part?

  6. PackFaninPackLand says: Oct 30, 2010 10:44 AM

    Some guys are meant to be Head Coaches and some are meant to be coordinators.
    Clearly, Mike Singletary, Ray Rhodes, Mike McCarthy are meant to be coordinators, or position coaches.

  7. Chrisl4064 says: Oct 30, 2010 10:49 AM

    I always think it’s funny how athletes comment before games about being “soldiers” going into “battle”. They just have absolutely no clue.

  8. Xpensive Wino says: Oct 30, 2010 10:53 AM

    I disagree. If he had motivational skills like Rockne, his team would be playing better. They’ve tuned him out and they’re certainly not buying whatever he’s selling.
    He’s full of hot air and is simply another in a long line of guys who was great at playing, but lousy at coaching. The things he says and does time after time really make you question is his intelligence and/or decision making capabilities as well.
    Has to be without a doubt the worst/most overmatched coach in the NFL……..by far.

  9. Dr. Michael says: Oct 30, 2010 10:55 AM

    Would any other NFL head coach “get away: with wearing a gigantic cross around his neck on the sidelines? Gooddell is afraid of Singletary.

  10. bronco1st says: Oct 30, 2010 10:55 AM

    This is more apporpriate; We Have Met The Enemy And He Is Us – “Pogo”.

  11. JDeezy says: Oct 30, 2010 11:03 AM

    LMAO you’re reading way to far into this.

  12. Randy Inman says: Oct 30, 2010 11:03 AM

    Great players seldom make great coaches.

  13. habibfromnewdehli says: Oct 30, 2010 11:06 AM

    Everyone can relax. Troy Smith is the savior.
    (And before you idiots read too far into that, I mean savior just as it is written… I do not mean any hidden-comparisons to “The Messiah” or “Jesus.”)
    Troy Smith will solve the press conference problems, the coaching problems, and most importantly… the problems on the field. That’s right, he’ll even cure the defense.

  14. Clevelander says: Oct 30, 2010 11:07 AM

    Maybe he just watched “Apollo 13″ the night before? Ed Harris said something more similar to what Singletary said than Churchill.
    Given that he didn’t use the whole Churchill quote, he shouldn’t get any criticism for it.
    Besides, it will make for a great Coors commercial in a couple years.

  15. Bricketh says: Oct 30, 2010 11:09 AM

    It wasn’t Rosenthal, but MDS that wrote the article. You give appropriate credit to those outside of PFT, just fair to get the credit right inside too…

  16. ClayMath52 says: Oct 30, 2010 11:13 AM

    Ugh…. I don’t see what the big deal is. Its a great line and many people steal it all the time. I believe Singeltary meant no offense when stating this and people who are offended need to get a life. With that said I am encroaching on my finest hour….saturday morning gorcery shopping with the wife.

  17. ironwasp says: Oct 30, 2010 11:14 AM

    This is BS. The “Finest Hour” tag is widely used here for all sorts of purposes. I read it as Singletary using it as sign of respect for his surroundings and most British people will have taken it well.
    The fact that it didn’t make a shred of sense in the context he used it in – given how bad his team is – is another matter entirely.
    Having been down on this game I’m now looking forward to attending. I think two desperate (and desperately bad) teams will give us some excitment.

  18. Axlviking says: Oct 30, 2010 11:16 AM

    Dr. Michael: “Would any other NFL head coach “get away: with wearing a gigantic cross around his neck on the sidelines? Gooddell is afraid of Singletary.”
    Are you suggesting Roger Gooddell is…a vampire?
    I like the move to Troy Smith at quarterback…but if this doesn’t work (especially against the Broncos), you have to think Singletary’s done.

  19. Tdk24 says: Oct 30, 2010 11:16 AM

    Chrisl4064 says:
    October 30, 2010 10:49 AM
    I always think it’s funny how athletes comment before games about being “soldiers” going into “battle”. They just have absolutely no clue.
    It’s a freakin metaphor!

  20. FinFan6886 says: Oct 30, 2010 11:19 AM

    he was misquoted. He was actually talking amongst the 49er coaching staff and said “This is our FINAL hour…”

  21. PckrFnInMinn says: Oct 30, 2010 11:20 AM

    what so after churchill said that famous phrase 70 years ago, its now off limits?
    Im a fan of Singletary’s, he shows true emotion on the field unlike most coaches.
    But get off his back about what choice of words he uses, they’re simply that, words.
    As far as football being similar to war….. well it is. Obviously nobody thinks its a fraction as tragic or important or as honorable. But when it comes to the tiny basics of war its very similar. Two sides that don’t like each other, competing in hand to hand combat each with their own strategy as to how to attack their enemy’s most glaring weaknesses and strategies to defend against the enemy’s attck, adapting on the go as things play out. Like i said, its obviously a whole different thing from actual war, (usually) nobody dies, but the threat of injury is very real. But get over the use of it as an analogy.

  22. bhester1906 says: Oct 30, 2010 11:21 AM

    I don’t know who makes funnier faces during a loss. Jim Zorn of Mike Singletary?

  23. Pack_Attack says: Oct 30, 2010 11:23 AM

    Nobody’s gonna confuse Mike with Vince Lombardi anytime soon.

  24. FinFan6886 says: Oct 30, 2010 11:24 AM

    This guy is destined for a beer commercial

  25. aggie95 says: Oct 30, 2010 11:24 AM

    another stupid article by another stupid lawyer.

  26. hotchick says: Oct 30, 2010 11:25 AM

    Case Reopened.
    OK he is so worried about the problems of the world and thinks commenting on Singletary is a waste of time. But yet he wastes time reading a footall site instead of constantly working to correct the problems of the world.
    But maybe your efforts would be better spent reasearching exactly what the Great Depression was before claiming we are in the midst of one now. Most people are at least smart enough to state that we are in the worst economic times SINCE the Great Depression.
    Then you can switch your reasearch over to the times of “the stupid speech” and possible read it. Then come back and let everyone know exactly why a speech praised by most as one of the great ones is actually stupid.
    Part of the entertainment of football occurs off the field as people develop thoughts and opinions as to how these events can and will effect what happens on the field. Most have the mental ability to be entertained by more then just what happens on the field.
    Case Closed.

  27. Quirt Evans says: Oct 30, 2010 11:28 AM

    “Some guys are meant to be Head Coaches and some are meant to be coordinators.”
    In Singletary’s case, I don’t think that’s right. He has some, but not all, of the attributes necessary to be a head coach. So he needs a situation where his weaknesses can be buttressed with other people.
    First of all, he needs a really, really strong GM, because I don’t think he’s that great a talent evaluator.
    And then, he needs very strong coordinators on offense and defense.
    And he needs to have absolutely no unilateral authority over them. If he disagrees with them, it has to go through the GM.
    And all of this has to be kept invisible to the players, or they won’t respect him.
    It would take a lot of work, on everyone’s part, but it WOULD work. And, under those conditions, I think he’d be a highly successful head coach. Because he has a passion, an energy level, and an ability to motivate that would be hard to match. It’s Parcells-like.

  28. stiller43 says: Oct 30, 2010 11:30 AM

    Somebody actually cared about this?

  29. Drafty says: Oct 30, 2010 11:36 AM

    Xpensive Wino: With the exception of one coach …. The guy in Denver has far less credibility, and can’t motivate, game-plan, tell the truth, etc.

  30. j-wil says: Oct 30, 2010 11:37 AM

    Afterwards he could be heard stating, “the only thing we have to fear, is every other NFL team!”

  31. pike360 says: Oct 30, 2010 11:38 AM

    Quoting Churchill is worse then dropping his pants? Slow news day, huh?

  32. raiderrob21 says: Oct 30, 2010 11:39 AM

    Other key notes about Dingleberry. He hasnt dropped his pants in a while (That we know of) Gone is the huge cross he used to wear around his neck. And unlike week 2, he no longer has his team comming out of the tunnel to the field all holding hands. Oh yeah, hes finaaly stopped saying “I want winners” and “Physical with an F” Please just go away Dingleberry!

  33. Dave says: Oct 30, 2010 11:47 AM

    I love the Kotite reference!
    I’m not a Singletary as coach fan (he was a great player). But this is not the worst critique of a coach. The quote it appropriate: if the Niners COULD salvage their season, it might go down as “Their Finest Hour.” And the quote does pay homage to an incredible historical figure (study Churchill for a bit and you’ll see the incredible impact he made on his country and the world).
    But today’s athlete is not likely to understand the significance, and therein lies the problem. How many of his players have even a clue who Churchill was, or what the Battle of Britain was all about? Unfortunately, I’m sure Singletary understands, but the analogy is certainly lost on his team. I’m hoping he gets a position more in keeping with his wonderful talents, just like Kotite, who last I heard, was schlepping cheesesteaks (“youse want fries with that?”).

  34. Keefer says: Oct 30, 2010 11:48 AM

    @garywizard: the Churchill speech was hardly “stupid”…it was a rallying cry to a nation to stand up to the greatest threat in British history, that of defeat to the German Empire who were threatening to conquor the world.
    Whether Singletary was trying to be motivational or is just plain out to lunch is debatable. Probably poor judgement on his part, which frankly is interesting to readers of PFT.

  35. LadyMac says: Oct 30, 2010 11:53 AM

    Two words – Jim Zorn
    Be careful what you ask for Niners fans. You just might get it.

  36. DocRedskin says: Oct 30, 2010 11:54 AM

    Why assume he would be great at recruiting (which he hasn’t done) and motivation (which he currently can’t do)? He is somehow the 35 th best head coach in a league of 32 teams. He should have never gotten the job in the first place and he’s demonstrating why now.

  37. Rodrigo says: Oct 30, 2010 12:04 PM

    Nothing wrong with optimism.

  38. iusedtobeteddybayer says: Oct 30, 2010 12:12 PM

    I could name at least 5 if not 10 middle linebacker better than him but he parlayed those eyes into a head coaching job. Like he was gonna stare opponents into submission. Mission failed.
    On the other hand/team, Josh only has his ego. That’s it. No playing days, no evil stare just unrewarded ego.

  39. Dogsweat says: Oct 30, 2010 12:22 PM

    Bow Down to the Queen Mike.
    Broncos 55 Whiners 10

  40. Occam says: Oct 30, 2010 12:30 PM

    “Clevelander says:
    Maybe he just watched “Apollo 13″ the night before?”
    My thoughts exactly. This is, perhaps, the most absurd hornets nest that Florio has ever tried to stir. And that’s saying something.

  41. jersey73 says: Oct 30, 2010 12:33 PM

    Waiting for another Kellen Winslow, Jr. quote about being a soldier, a warrior.

  42. Cleric John Preston says: Oct 30, 2010 12:45 PM

    Singletary is fine.
    I’m sick of people getting their panties in a bunch of using war as a metaphor, and for quoting lines from speeches or whatever.
    Like another poster said, we have enough real problems to deal with without making issues of BS like this.
    He’s saying this is the 49’ers last stand.
    Keep in mind, 8-8 might win that division. So he’s trying to rally the troops.

  43. Terrell Blowens says: Oct 30, 2010 12:46 PM

    That’s a little ridiculous. Big deal, he used a line from a speech by Churchill. There are bigger problems with his team than his press conferences. I think Singletary could be a good coach, but Alex Smith is just not a franchise QB. Without one of those, his team is doomed. That defense could also use some work. They need to generate more of a pass rush. I think he could be a good coach. Much better than the Colts’ Jim Caldwell.

  44. winslow says: Oct 30, 2010 12:53 PM

    At least he got his WW II sides right. Just think of the blowback had he quoted Hitler about conquering the Sudetenland.

  45. Kevin C says: Oct 30, 2010 12:55 PM

    Dingletary wouldn’t be successful as a Pop Warner coach. As a player, he was all reaction. He was never an intelligent person and it is now becoming painfully obvious.

  46. agenice says: Oct 30, 2010 1:00 PM

    I doubt anybody but the pundits know he quoted him. I would venture to say that 99% of the players definitely don’t know.

  47. Steve W. says: Oct 30, 2010 1:08 PM

    # ClayMath52 says: October 30, 2010 11:13 AM
    Ugh…. I don’t see what the big deal is. Its a great line and many people steal it all the time. I believe Singeltary meant no offense when stating this and people who are offended need to get a life. With that said I am encroaching on my finest hour….saturday morning gorcery shopping with the wife.
    _________________________
    The problem is that Singletary made the comment in England in the lead up to a game meant to promote the NFL in Great Britain. A bad football coach leading a bad football team using one of their most memorable motivational speeches (one that helped carry them through some rather dark days) as a cheap throw in comment to discuss his team and their upcoming game isn’t going to help things. In fact, if the league is going to toss around fines for everything under the sun, how about a $50,000 fine for terminal stupidity (just joking about the fine). As for meaning no offense, I’m sure that he didn’t. It simply highlights his poor judgment. As for being offended, while I’m not, I’d imagine it would be like Manchester United playing an exhibition game in Georgia and comparing their strategy for the upcoming game to Sherman’s march. Maybe it will anger some people, but the real problem is that it will simply turn others off to the event or make the team seem like a joke. Simple rule, when trying to expand your market, don’t insult the culture or cheapen the history of the area you’re expanding into.

  48. CHIEF ZEE says: Oct 30, 2010 1:13 PM

    It’s painful to hear him talk.

  49. Alex says: Oct 30, 2010 1:16 PM

    When did Churchill become sacred? Heh.

  50. BroncosFan says: Oct 30, 2010 1:34 PM

    Meh. People use historical analogies all the time to frame their mundane struggles in a grand light. If he’d copped a phrase from one of Pericles’ war oratories, no one would say jack, even though the original context was just as dire, and it’s not exactly “too soon” to use WWII the same way.
    Singletary’s biggest problem seems to be organization. His late-game management last year was almost comical, and Jimmy Raye got fired because he couldn’t even get the plays in on time. The 9ers have scored only twice in the third quarter this year, which speaks to slow in-game adjustments vis-a-vis opponents’ flexibility. These are not problems that will disappear at the college level. He’s a clear-cut coordinator by trade, and needs to recognize that.

  51. Steve W. says: Oct 30, 2010 1:36 PM

    # PckrFnInMinn says: October 30, 2010 11:20 AM
    what so after churchill said that famous phrase 70 years ago, its now off limits?
    Im a fan of Singletary’s, he shows true emotion on the field unlike most coaches.
    But get off his back about what choice of words he uses, they’re simply that, words.
    As far as football being similar to war….. well it is. Obviously nobody thinks its a fraction as tragic or important or as honorable. But when it comes to the tiny basics of war its very similar. Two sides that don’t like each other, competing in hand to hand combat each with their own strategy as to how to attack their enemy’s most glaring weaknesses and strategies to defend against the enemy’s attck, adapting on the go as things play out. Like i said, its obviously a whole different thing from actual war, (usually) nobody dies, but the threat of injury is very real. But get over the use of it as an analogy.
    ________________________________
    Are the words off limits? Of course not. It’s probably not too smart to go into another country where the NFL is trying expand its footprint, however, and cheapen a major moment in that country’s history by comparing it to a football team that’s underperforming big time. Think of it like a salesman visiting a potential client’s house and insulting the way his wife decorated the place. Who knows, maybe the guy will agree with you on some level, but it’s not likely to curry his favor.
    As for your football as war comment, you make some of the wrong points. Some teams really don’t like each other, but that’s true for rivals in pretty much any sport. The proper football-war comparison is one based on tactics, strategies, and terminology. George Carlin had a wonderful bit he did about Football vs. Baseball, focusing on the aggressive war-like attitude that applied to football. The problem that some people have now with players and coaches making the direct analogy tends to come down to the fact that we actually have men and women in uniform fighting and dying right now. When our service men and women aren’t in harms way, people don’t typically have any problems with comments like that.

  52. d.b.cooper says: Oct 30, 2010 1:40 PM

    To make things even more bizarre, Singletary should adopt an English accent and repeat the “finest hour” stuff. Maybe he could wear a Churchill style hat and smoke a cigar while saying it. That would set England and the NFL abuzz.
    Then next week he could go into a Mussolini phase, then Stalin, then Hitler. (at which point he would be fired)
    This stuff could tie in real well with the NFL looking to expand to Europe.

  53. RaiderChile says: Oct 30, 2010 1:45 PM

    Singletary can’t coach pop warner football! After he gets canned, we won’t hear or see from him unless we take a corporate seminar with some down and out company desperate for motivation.

  54. CanadianVikingFanII says: Oct 30, 2010 1:46 PM

    garywizard says:
    October 30, 2010 10:38 AM
    There are bigger problems in the world than Singletary stealing lines from some stupid speech
    —————————-
    You are an ignorant S.O.B.

  55. Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam says: Oct 30, 2010 1:51 PM

    Al Davis used that line — after the Raiders won the Super Bowl. Context is king.

  56. jayy says: Oct 30, 2010 2:02 PM

    i agree ppl are reading to far into this as well.. its just a motivation speech. i think its ridicilous hes gettin attention for sayin something about HIS football team just because he used a phrase from yeaaarrssss ago lol. his teams just havin a bad year.. and like every team with a bad year media designs ways to get the headcoach on the hot seat by sayin hes incompitant coach and has no control and cant get job done, but if i remember correctly everyone was calling HIS team playoff contendors after a better record last year. lol funny huh.
    ps just acouple weeks ago our HC tom coughlin was on hot seat after 1-2 sayin noones responding, now were 5-2 and here superbowl contendors n coughlins good again.. so which is it?

  57. BabyJesus says: Oct 30, 2010 2:05 PM

    GRUDEN! GRUDEN! GRUDEN!

  58. jayy says: Oct 30, 2010 2:07 PM

    aggie95 says:
    October 30, 2010 11:24 AM
    another stupid article by another stupid lawyer.
    _______
    did u read what u wrote lol? yeah u gotta be reallll dumb to go through college pass bar exam n become a lawyer..wow
    and lmaoooo at the beer commercial comment.. he def is.

  59. darthbaiter says: Oct 30, 2010 2:09 PM

    I think General Custer may have been feeling the same way at his last stand!

  60. Lott42 says: Oct 30, 2010 2:14 PM

    Say bye Mike.

  61. JimmySmith says: Oct 30, 2010 2:21 PM

    He should borrow the tag line from Mad Magazine,
    What? me worry?

  62. vbe says: Oct 30, 2010 2:27 PM

    Get over yourselves already you idiots. The phrase isn’t “sacred”. It’s a phrase, a phrase that has been used many times in many situations.
    Idiots.

  63. east96st says: Oct 30, 2010 2:59 PM

    “I don’t know who makes funnier faces during a loss. Jim Zorn of Mike Singletary?”
    Neither can touch Jerry Jones. He truly stands alone when it comes to looking like a total jackass after a loss.

  64. Tenebrous says: Oct 30, 2010 3:02 PM

    Unbelievable – it is unfathomable that so many here can defend the use of the those words to describe a meaningless game between two teams aspiring to mediocrity.
    Those words were spoken during a dreadful time in world history to people that endured and suffered horrific losses. Those words, spoken after the death and sacrifice of so many, may not be “sacred” to some ignorant of history, but their ignorance does not make those words any less dear.
    Singletary, chose his words poorly, however, from what I have seen/heard of him, he seems like a decent enough fellow and so I can chalk up his words as a mistake, but to those that are willfully defending his mistake there seems to be no such excuse.

  65. Sting Ray says: Oct 30, 2010 3:21 PM

    I hope Singletary’s comments were seen as extremely offensive in England. I hope they rail against the NFL. I hope it helps kill the stupid talk from the NFL of a team in London.

  66. Rodrigo says: Oct 30, 2010 3:23 PM

    Most of you dopes who post on here could use a dose of Singletary’s optimism. He’s not whining, he’s not blaming someone else, he’s moving forward, unafraid. Go Niners!

  67. stephenm says: Oct 30, 2010 3:45 PM

    As a Brit I’m pleased to see the teams here. I don’t think Singletary was being malicious with his comments, no offence taken over here as far as I can tell.
    But garywizard you are a dumb and obnoxious individual, you are the one with no sensitivity.
    Looking forward to the game ;-)

  68. RipitupSports says: Oct 30, 2010 3:47 PM

    I feel bad for Singletary. He played the game when players loved to play and he played on a team that had many great players and were hungry to be the best ever.
    Except for the teams that have systems in place for sustained success (New England, Pitt, Indy, NYG, Balt), most are subject to how well their key players stay motivated to play because in this day and age in the NFL the money is so good that many players are playing for a paycheck.
    Singletary is also saddled with a dire QB situation, which determines many teams level of success or failure. He could be a good coach, just not sure it’s gonna be with the 9ers. I remember when everyone was singing his praises when he got the 9ers turned around last year. Now, it’s “He can’t coach”. It’s a fickle world, the NFL.

  69. Mike_in_Texas says: Oct 30, 2010 4:14 PM

    49ers are now the laughing stock of the NFL
    GO RAIDERS

  70. Jimny Smith says: Oct 30, 2010 4:19 PM

    “agenice says:
    I doubt anybody but the pundits know he quoted him. I would venture to say that 99% of the players definitely don’t know.”
    I doubt Singletary even knows.
    I’m willing the bet that Singletary was quoting Churchill by saying ‘finest hour’ in the same way that Randy Moss was quoting Kennedy when he mooned the fans at Lambeau.

  71. superb owl says: Oct 30, 2010 5:12 PM

    sad to say, but he isnt qualified to be a DC either.
    he’s an MLB coach, cause that’s all he knows.
    my money is on the team that got crushed last week. they will come out a lot more mad and focused.

  72. joetoronto says: Oct 30, 2010 6:07 PM

    Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam says: October 30, 2010 1:51 PM
    Al Davis used that line — after the Raiders won the Super Bowl. Context is king.
    *********************************************************
    Exactly, not after going 1-6.

  73. Blackn'Gold says: Oct 30, 2010 11:46 PM

    I don’t believe that Coach Singletary was being disrespectful in any way. I believe he was using the phrase in a rhetorical fashion to inspire the team. For him and his season, this may be his finest hour?
    I just wish I could see the game on television because I’m excited about the fact that Troy Smith is finally going to get a chance to start in the NFL. On a world stage, as well.
    GO STEELERS!

  74. muhangis says: Oct 31, 2010 12:21 AM

    Too often Florio makes himself out to look like a jackass! Maybe you simply are a jackass, after you’ve shown it too long and often enough!
    Singletary was simply making a metaphor, he was paying homage to a great quote. Football players must have a “war-like” mentality! Even if it’s not life-and-death like actual war, it’s the war-like mentality they take out of it. Therefore, this article is nothing but ignorance.

  75. City_Native says: Oct 31, 2010 1:08 AM

    # Mike_in_Texas says: October 30, 2010 4:14 PM
    49ers are now the laughing stock of the NFL
    GO RAIDERS
    – – – –
    Didnt the Niners beat the Raiders?

  76. thegoat24/7 says: Oct 31, 2010 9:13 AM

    I’m so tired of these dumb comments about Sings lack of coaching skills his job is to put these players in a position to win and with out a dout they’ve been in position for a player to make one play for them to win he do anything about bone head millionair athletes fumbling throwing interception taking a knee at the end of games to win but when Sing makes a quote like great white Phil Jackson does all the time he gets crucified. Black leaders don’t stand a chance their one and done.

  77. willmose says: Oct 31, 2010 10:03 AM

    He was wrong, this is the last Sunday’s game was the Cowboys’ finest hour.

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