Pioli’s Guy’s? Tep’s 2010 Chief Draft Projection

March 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Just how important are the following intangibles:
Has a passion for the game, a leader both on-and-off the field, high football intelligence, smart, works hard at his craft, plays through pain, team leader, durable, great instincts, self motivated, highly respected team leader, and football must be the most important thing in his life?
For most teams, those qualities are highly desired. To other teams they mean little.
Scott Pioli said when he was hired as Chief GM, "I am not interested in acquiring talent, I'm interested in building a football team." It took a while for that to sink in. After all you have to scratch your head with the first part of that sentence. I would have to think that adding talent is something that most teams would want to do
Pioli is different. Where most teams look for talent first and intangibles second it works in reverse for Pioli. You start with those intangibles listed above, and then you evaluate their talent
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