Minnesota Vikings: Assessing Leslie Frazier’s Crew: Can They Coach?

February 12, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier has assembled his coaching staff for the 2011 season.
Of the 23 coaches that make up the staff, there will be eight changes over 2010, including Frazier as the man in charge.
There's an adage that I've heard plenty of times over the years:
Those who can't play, coach.
There are many variations of this phrase, but you get the point. 
The theory is that for those less talented players, at least those who truly love the sport they so dearly want to play, they will work so much harder than those with natural talent.
They will study the game, understanding its intricacies and nuances in order to be better prepared and use what they've learned to their advantage as they compete.
In many cases, because of their knowledge they may become an extension of the coach on the field, ultimately ending up being a coach on the sideline.
On the other end of the spectrum there are those with the natural abilit...

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