Author Archive | Brian Dodd

Frontview Mirror – Patience In Sports

As we head into the weekend, I am thinking a lot about patience in sports. The Atlanta Hawks at 10-2 have the NBA’s best record. What impresses me about the Hawks as how they have given their team to mature and develop. They have stuck with Josh Smith, Mike Bibby, Marvin Williams, and Head Coach […]

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Frontview Mirror – Things I Am Thinking

As I wind down a very productive week, the following are several things I am thinking and focused on as we approach the weekend. Congratulations to the New York Yankees, the gold standard of American team sports. I found it interesting that everyone kept focusing on their pitchers starting with limited rest. What everyone neglected […]

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Why Good Teams Go Bad Part 2

In Part 2 of Why Good Teams Go Bad, I will examine what I think is the main reason a team can go from 13-3 or 14-2 to a losing season…the Quarterback. Capacity. 9 of the 12 teams had QBs age 30 or over. 2 others, Mark Brunell was 29 and Donovan McNabb was 28. […]

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Why Good Teams Go Bad Part 1

The Tennessee Titans started this NFL season with six consecutive losses after going 13-3 in 2008. Since the NFL expanded to a 16 game season in 1978, 12 of the 47 teams that went 13-3 or better had losing records the next year. That’s an amazing 26%! I had to find out why and if […]

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Rearview Mirror

Very memorable weekend. Here are some of my thoughts: Another great day at Fellowship Bible Church. Crawford Loritts delivered another life-changing message from Acts 15 on how God uses conflict. I learned a lot! Go to www.fbconline.org later this week to hear the message. Brett Favre returned to Green Bay with 4 touchdown passes and […]

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Frontview Mirror – I Can’t Wait

It is a huge weekend coming up which I would like to dedicate to Jerry Glanville, former head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. It was Glanville that prior to the 1992 season traded Brett Favre to the Green Bay Packers. 5877 completions, 66,808 yards, 476 touchdowns, 3 MVPS, 10 Pro Bowls, 275 consecutive starts, and […]

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An Ode To The Los Angeles Angels

We have all been inspired by the play of the Los Angeles Angels this year as they responded to the untimely death of Nick Adenhart. I feel that along with the New England Patriots, they have the finest organization in sports. In the first of a two part series discussing their approach to winning, I […]

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