Washington won the Super Bowl to end the 1987 season. But the replacement ers from that team who led Washington to a 3-0 record during the strike have previously had their role recognized only in stories, a movie and a documentary. They had nothing else to show for their contributions.
Washington finished 11-4 in the regular season in 1987, winning the division on its way to a 42-10 victory over the Broncos in Super Bowl XXII.
Curran’s column shares a quote from Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, who said last year that Belichick has explained that, at this point in his career, he wants to coach ers he likes, ers he wants to be around. Has Belichick extended that same attitude to anyone who possibly would scrutinize and criticize Belichick’s ideas to the point that he doesn’t want to be around them?
As the Patriots try to regroup after a season that ended in a sense of failure, it’s important to wonder whether Belichick has those voices who are able to steer him away from circumstances that could lead to future failures.
According to Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network, former Texans linebacker Brian Cushing is visiting Seattle today.
Cushing ed for Pete Carroll at Southern Cal, establishing the connection.
The 31-year-old linebacker would give them a solid presence alongside Bobby Wagner and K.J. Wright as they rebuild a defense.
Having traded Michael Bennett, and with something going on with Richard Sherman, and Kam Chancellor suffering a neck injury last year that puts his future in doubt, things are going to look very different there.