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And I coached against Mike when he was an assistant with the Bears and they won that football game.
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And I'm also a little bit upset because my career didn't end in a blaze of glory, I would have liked to have rode off into the sunset. But instead, we got beat in the first round of the playoffs in the last game that I coached. And I felt at that time the team underachieved.
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And my rookie contract, my first rookie contract was for $5,000.
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And then to end up with a total of 347 wins, averaging 10 regular season wins for 33 years and the best winning percentage, and I'm very proud of this, of any professional team from 1970 to 1996.
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And this year is going to be the 25th anniversary of the 17-0 team, the only undefeated season.
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Anybody that's a Dolphins fan feels they're headed in the right direction.
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Because, they're only thinking about one team when that game's over. Before the game, they're talking about two football teams. When the game's over, there's only one winner.
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Grand River, a little fishing village up on Lake Erie. Mom and dad came over, dad migrated from the old country, large family we had twins and triplets in our family.
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He didn't walk into a great situation. Mike's worked hard to get the program where it is now. I couldn't be more proud.
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He wants to be his own man and be recognized for what he's done. He's not asking for anything because of his name. That was a tough situation to go into at Alabama, but he probably wouldn't have been given the job if the situation would have been different.
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I coached against Dave the last couple of years, and I was very proud to be the first time a father ever coached against his son. He beat me for 30 minutes the first time and 59 and a half minutes the second time.
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I don't know any other way to lead but by example.
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I don't want a player that's content with not playing... But we wanted to play the guys that got us here.
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I think what coaching is all about, is taking players and analyzing there ability, put them in a position where they can excel within the framework of the team winning. And I hope that I've done that in my 33 years as a head coach.
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I would have loved to have bowed out with a Super Bowl win, but it didn't happen.
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No other league has had labor peace for so long. Tagliabue has managed to keep the two sides together, and they've kept playing.
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Obviously the Dolphins are 0-4 and not happy about that. They haven't been able to put together any drives offensively. If they can get something together offensively, with the great defense they play, they've got a chance to win some games this year, and they've got a chance against New England.
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One thing I never want to be accused of is not working.
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Parents taught me the early lessons, believe in God, hard work equals success, straight forward and honest, no free lunches.
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Peyton Manning is doing things that I think no other quarterback in the history of the league has done at the line of scrimmage... I just think they are a team right now that's got a real chance to run the table.
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Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal.
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Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.
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The one thing that I know is that you win with good people.
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The present day, for the last thirteen years, I've had opportunity to coach Dan Marino. Dan Marino makes practice exciting. He's broken all of the quarterback records in thirteen years.
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The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.
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The triplets were my first coaching job. When I was in the eighth grade and they were in the first grade at St. Mary's school I was in charge of them and I had to make sure that they got to school on time and got home on time and they did the things that they should be doing in school.
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This led me to have the opportunity to become a head coach in the National Football League, the Colts were looking.
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We didn't have any champagne to toast each other. But we did have some Diet Cokes up there. We lifted the Diet Cokes.
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What I learned from that loss, and also another loss that I'm going to talk about later, was that when you're there, it's not good enough to be there, when you're there, you better walk away with that ring.
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You know it's only 50 miles from Grand River to Canton, but it took me 67 years to travel that distance.
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2010-01-03

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