Today, long-time NFL writer Bob Glauber joins Larry Heller in this episode to share the most memorable stories from his new book, “Guts and Genius: The Story of Three Unlikely Coaches Who Came to Dominate the NFL in the ’80s.” Bob’s stories give a fascinating and rare insight into how Bill Walsh, Joe Gibbs, and Bill Parcells came to develop some of the most gifted players in football history and win eight Super Bowls.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Why all three coaches thought they’d be fired early in their careers, and which coach had the most self-doubt
How Bill Parcells might have been seconds away from coaching the Giants for a second time in 1997—and what suddenly changed
Which iconic football coach Bob was most nervous about interviewing
How the coaches’ motivation styles differed and which coach was the most effective at motivating his team
Tune in now to hear behind-the-scenes stories about three of the most significant figures in NFL’s history!