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Should NFL coaches move upstairs?

Updated: February 8, 2011, 5:38 PM ET
By Tim Keown | ESPN.com

Back in 2008, when Joe Paterno was coaching from the booth above the field because of health concerns, it was widely considered a hindrance to his game-day coaching. He was removed from the grit and sweat of the sidelines, unable to feel and hear his players as they worked. The booth was at an antiseptic remove, far above the real battle.

But Paterno -- and we're using him because he's the only one other than Charlie Weis we can remember who had the experience -- said something ...

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