“BILL WALSH: A Football Life” SNEAK PEEK

This is going to be GOOD!

They Call It Pro Football - Official Blog of NFL Films

by Neil Zender, Producer

IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW BILL WALSH, think again. More than two decades after his retirement, Walsh still casts a long shadow over the National Football League. Especially at this time of year, as new hires climb aboard the coaching carousel and established coaches seek to prove their greatness under the harsh, unforgiving light of the Super Bowl.

In three years the man reporters called “The Genius” transformed the San Francisco 49ers from a league doormat that was regarded as “worse than expansion” into Super Bowl Champions and the Team of the Eighties. But behind the curtain, the Wizard of San Francisco’s football Oz was a tortured artist. He invented the West Coast Offense, pioneered the scripting of plays and revolutionized the ways teams prepare for games Monday through Saturday but at many points in his career considered himself a failure.

Insecure and ravaged by self-doubt…

View original post 133 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s