A week in the life of a coach

Ravens coach John Harbaugh clocks long hours to prep for game day

Originally Published: November 22, 2013
By Kevin Van Valkenburg | ESPN The Magazine

THERE ARE 168 hours in a week. And if not for exhaustion, many NFL head coaches would use them all. But do all those hours come at a cost? That's a question Broncos coach John Fox and Texans coach Gary Kubiak have had to ask after health scares forced leaves of absence. Just how many hours are we talking? Baltimore coach John Harbaugh agreed to document his week as the Ravens prepped for a Nov. 17 game at Chicago. "There's always more you could do," he says. "But if you don't sleep, ...

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