New twists in the story revealed Thursday include the revelation that Richie Incogntio harassed a female volunteer at a 2017 golf tournament (promptly swept under the rug by team “security”) and a letter from Jonathan Martin’s lawyer alleging that the second-year tackle was physically assaulted and tormented with threats to his sister. All of which prompted Friday’s back cover for the New York Daily News:
Still, tabloid puns have nothing on the absurdity CNN gave the story on Friday morning. As with most things CNN does, the “report” mostly consisted of a panel sensationalizing an important story about cultural norms and tolerance in professional sports. And who better to provide some perspective than Big Poppa Pump?
Bill Parcells never had a 14-loss season but he took over for two coaches that did, first replacing Dick MacPherson and the Patriots in 1993 and then doing the same for Rich Kotite and the Jets in 1997. Parcells would enjoy some success with those teams, but never brought back the Super Bowl glory days like they were hoping for.
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Monte Clark in 1979, Marty Mornhinweg in 2001, Rod Marinelli in 2008, Jim Schwartz in 2009.
They’re all notable in some way. Clark Cheap Germany Soccer Jerseys stayed on as coach for seven seasons, going to the playoffs twice and Schwartz could also be looking at his second playoff berth following a terrible year. Mornhinweg was only there for two seasons, and he matches Chris Palmer’s 5-27 career record, which is only better than Bennett’s 4-28 mark with the Bucs. And finally, Marinelli gets Cheap Hats And Jerseys the distinction of being the only coach in NFL history to lose 16 games in one year.