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It is this perception that we lacked leadership in this country particularly edition coming from Washington.
In -- -- pay closer attention to what's happening on the gridiron.
On Sunday afternoons -- joined now by a man who's played for two of the greatest coaches in football and sports history really for that matter.
These coaches moved in so much you wrote a book about it author of giants what I learned about life.
From Vince Lombardi.
And Tom -- broadcasting legend -- some -- here thanks for being thank you good to see it.
All right let's keep in football to start off with and our football coach is missing something.
That Tom Landry Vince Lombardi had you played for both of these men with the giants and that.
Well -- because I've played both ways as well let's kicked had a chance to go to the meetings -- both teams and that's.
Would both the offense and the defense the offense by Lamar -- defense with Landry.
And I think that confidence that both of them -- what they would say what they were trying to teach.
Is what set them apart.
From the normal coach the rest of the coaches that I ever had him in football with the giants and before that with the cardinal.
Today we're seeing it play itself out the vikings in this situation with coach Childress and Brett Favre.
You could they survive in today's world with the media and all that all those pressures on the coaches nowadays.
Bought things they could survive much true they have successfully and -- But I think.
Both Lombardi and Landry had great effect on on me in later life.
I think both of them were such great teachers and -- had such great belief in what they weren't we're saying to us in terms of teaching.
About the defense of lenders face the offensive Lombardi case I think they were both so effective because of that they were confident in what they were saying.
Later on in this coaching -- -- lawyers -- Green Bay Packers Jerry Kramer and yet we're famous for no nobody's heads.
But yet Lombardi never backed down our our coaches neutered nowadays our kids coddled to the point our young players -- a little when we're coaches can't treat in the wake you -- an iron fist like I'm Marty didn't.
Well I think I think the money has become so great and so does such a difference in the money.
And the amount of money that -- players are paid.
That I think you have to be more careful with the way you treat the players.
I think you can offend.
Signing him doesn't make any difference because they've gotten so much money.
What I've played back in the days of Lombardi and Landry.
You and have so much money you couldn't cross the coaches -- though.
There was that there was a different atmosphere entirely.
Does that play itself well in -- players.
Off the field actions as well -- think so how much can you find somebody who's making.
Several million dollars a year from and what what differences 50000 dollars mightn't and I think in the in the in our day.
It made a big difference a fine of 500 dollars with substantial levels party you know big cut -- you're you're.
Your salary the things you learn from Landry in the body that you wrote about in your book and could you take those today and that would put those at their principles into practice in the classroom.
In board rooms on Capitol Hill as well.
I think so I think both of them were so confident of what they're say.
Lombardi had if you had a question that he couldn't answer he would always say you're act like a football player.
Which encompasses everything that gets them and Landry was do what I say and -- win and how can you argue with that.
Now you -- -- kicker if your -- and a tight and guys -- advice when you -- your playing days you restraint on kick up people lack.
Was a soccer style kicker which is the way everybody kicks nowadays in football.
When you saw him.
-- you think.
I thought -- this guy doing got to be the cuts and trying to kick the ball that way.
If I had to do it again if I had to go back and and -- the way I do -- -- -- it with my kids in the front yard.
By the go go back and do -- -- do -- -- Sutton.
I think because you can practice so much longer.
And without taking the muscles in his leg I think make human much more effective.
One of the most famous straight on figures of all time people -- was the first soccer style -- thanks so much for joining thank you you shouldn't appreciate it's a joy I speculate.
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