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Superstar attitude

If he did quit, this is the first I've seen him regress to his me-first behavior since joining the Patriots.

By Dick Vermeil | December 14, 2009; 10:01 AM ET | Comments (1)

Keep It Private

I think players should vent their feelings only within their own locker room - that's the only place where something positive might result.

By Dick Vermeil | October 16, 2009; 10:15 AM ET | Comments (0)

Leaders Don't Panic

As a head coach, when you start off bad, you need to stay positive. If all you do is add gloom to the tomb you can spiral down really quickly.

By Dick Vermeil | September 21, 2009; 10:51 AM ET | Comments (0)

He's a Team Killer

Anytime you have an individual who spends so much time working on their showmanship it negatively affects the football team.

By Dick Vermeil | June 22, 2009; 09:48 AM ET | Comments (0)

We Didn't Know Any Better

In the 70's and 80's coaches didn't know any better -- players would get knocked out in the first quarter and be playing in the second.

By Dick Vermeil | June 10, 2009; 10:03 AM ET | Comments (1)

It Ain't Me, Babe

I would like to think I have the credentials to be on the list but at 72-years-old I just don't have the stamina to do it anymore.

By Dick Vermeil | May 13, 2009; 09:54 AM ET | Comments (0)

A Sad Day

His voice will resonate in the minds and hearts of fans until they pass.

By Dick Vermeil | April 13, 2009; 04:08 PM ET | Comments (0)

They'll Work It Out

It's still too early to say what will happen, but I believe they are both mature enough to resolve their problems and go about business.

By Dick Vermeil | March 12, 2009; 01:29 PM ET | Comments (0)

NE, Maybe

Sometimes the best way to prevent distractions is to keep them out of your locker room. We're coaches, not psychologists.

By Dick Vermeil | March 5, 2009; 11:12 AM ET | Comments (4)

Strength in Faith

How could there be too much of something that improves the chemistry and attitude of a team?

By Dick Vermeil | February 4, 2009; 10:09 AM ET | Comments (7)

Kurt Can Do It

I don't know, who's going to win, but I'm pulling for the Cardinals because of Kurt, and I think it would be great for football to have a new team win.

By Dick Vermeil | January 30, 2009; 01:21 PM ET | Comments (0)

Consistency Counts

It starts at the beginning of the season with a simple message: It's us against the world.

By Dick Vermeil | January 22, 2009; 09:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Canton Calling Kurt

If I hadn't retired too early he would have gone in as a Ram.

By Dick Vermeil | January 21, 2009; 10:39 AM ET | Comments (0)

Respect Reid

Eagles fans should thank God that they have Andy Reid.

By Dick Vermeil | January 8, 2009; 09:49 AM ET | Comments (6)

Peyton's Place Is In

As long as he's not injured Manning deserves to go to the Pro Bowl every year.

By Dick Vermeil | December 17, 2008; 12:09 PM ET | Comments (0)

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