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She Said: I’m Reading “War Room”

After watching “A Football Life: Bill Belichick” on the NFL Network, I knew I wanted to learn more about Belichick and his success.  During warmer months (maybe since there are no football games to watch), I love to relax by reading.  I came across this book, “WAR ROOM: The Legacy of Bill Belichick and the Art of Building the Perfect Team”

“War Room” chronicles the work of Bill Belichick and his way of acquiring talent to build an NFL empire.  Belichick has a skill for putting together a team of not just players, but also scouts and coaches.  Many of his former assistant coaches you know, like Charlie Weis, Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini, and Josh McDaniels.  For everyone Belichick has lost to another team, his system is set up so the next man can step right up!  What I loved most about this book is how it shows the fine line between business relationships and personal relationships.  One example is the fall out between Mangini and Belichick before and most certainly after the Spygate scandal.  During this time, the wives and children of these guys remained close, coming over for dinners and sitting together in owner’s suites. Continue reading

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