Grand Theft Roto: Self-evaluation time
Bill Parcells said, "You are what your record says you are."
It qualified as sports-Zen philosophy.
Years later, Dennis Green insisted, "They are who we thought they were."
It qualified as sports-coach suicide.
And years before Parcells and Green ever carried a clipboard, Popeye said, "I am what I am and that's all that I am."
It proved that football coaches watched cartoons when they were kids, just like the rest of us.
The value of self-evaluation based on one's own record ...
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