Leaders of men? Uh, not quite

All too often this season, NFL coaches are losing their cool and setting poor examples

Originally Published: November 18, 2011
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

NFL coaches are supposed to be leaders of men. They demand accountability, professionalism and, perhaps most of all, composure from their players. But at an almost comical rate this season, coaches are embarrassing themselves by losing their cool and by being swept up in the moment.

Maybe it is the pressure to succeed in an industry where a coach's shelf life is inextricably linked to his win-loss record. Maybe it is the stress of being the man essentially responsible for, in many ...

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