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brick Bockwurst Level: 51 Posts: 449/535 EXP: 965861 For next: 48084 Since: 17.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 1969 days Last activity: 1965 days # 1 Posted on 30.7.07 1409.39 Reposted on: 30.7.14 1409.48 Sirius NFL Radio is reporting that Bill Walsh has passed. He had been battling Leukemia. One of the all time great NFL coaches, while he may get more credit than he deserves for the West-Coast offense, he did refine that system and bring it to a level never before seen in the NFL. edit: linkage http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/07/30/BAG57LR8OK21.DTL (edited by brick on 30.7.07 1512) Promote this thread!
Mayhem Scrapple Level: 116 Posts: 2945/3693 EXP: 16837646 For next: 486499 Since: 25.4.03 From: Nashville, TN Since last post: 425 days Last activity: 309 days # 2 Posted on 30.7.07 1421.16 Reposted on: 30.7.14 1421.23 Arguably the greatest coach to ever walk the sidelines. RIP.
CajunMan Boudin blanc No longer registered Level: 99 Posts: 1268/2483 EXP: 9668640 For next: 331395 Since: 2.1.02 From: Give me a Title shot! Since last post: 2529 days Last activity: 1666 days # 3 Posted on 30.7.07 1422.29 Reposted on: 30.7.14 1422.36 So sorry to hear this news. He was one of the best in NFL history.
StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 154 Posts: 3532/7080 EXP: 45497502 For next: 864472 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 15 days Last activity: 2 days # 4 Posted on 30.7.07 1446.19 Reposted on: 30.7.14 1447.35 Not just one of the best coaches, but one of the classier guys in the history of the league. He could have named his price at about 90% of the teams in the NFL when he was stepping down in San Fran but didnt. RIP Mr Walsh.
babetsavant Polska kielbasa Level: 26 Posts: 97/132 EXP: 100811 For next: 1466 Since: 17.8.06 From: Calgary, AB Canada Since last post: 2907 days Last activity: 2717 days # 5 Posted on 30.7.07 1844.20 Reposted on: 30.7.14 1846.05 My favorite coach for my favorite team of all time. R.I.P.
Rush4Life Kolbasz Level: 48 Posts: 194/465 EXP: 783603 For next: 39945 Since: 2.1.02 From: Tacoma, WA Since last post: 189 days Last activity: 39 days # 6 Posted on 30.7.07 2344.26 Reposted on: 30.7.14 2346.21 Man, back in the day I loved the 'Hawks and the 'Niners. Loved the way in which he handled himself on and off the field. Do not forget that he is the man who cranked out the fraternity of coaches that have all been successful. RIP
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