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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

LOMBARDI ON THE THIRD INGREDIENT

Vince Lombardi on the separator for his championship teams:

"There are a lot of coaches with good ball clubs who know the fundamentals and have plenty of discipline but still don't win the game.  Then you come to the third ingredient: if you're going to play together as a team, you've got to care of one another.  You've got to love each other.  Each player has to be thinking about the next guy and saying to himself, "If I don't block that man, Paul is going to get his legs broken.  I have to do my job in order that he can do his."  The difference between mediocrity and greatness is the feeling these guys have for each other."