On Bill Walsh’s lone year as the Chargers’ offensive coordinator in 1976:
“Dan Fouts – when we spoke about Bill Walsh, he shook his head as if it was yesterday simply because he loved obtaining Bill Walsh as his offensive coordinator. (He) absolutely loved him. He states, ‘You know, I was in danger of becoming traded or even unveiled until Walsh came into my life.’ And I’m listening to him and I’m like, ‘Whoa, I suggest, I just don’t know this type of stuff.’ And he type of facts what Bill Walsh did for him: worked on his footwork, seriously took aside the mechanics of his match and set them again collectively once more, and seriously set Dan Fouts on the trajectory that he became a Hall of Famer on, and I did not know that.”
When Fouts acquired the information Walsh was leaving to become the head mentor at Stanford:
“Dan Fouts claimed, ‘I had a person of the worst game titles I at any time had against the Raiders to close out that year simply because I was so upset that I was heading to be devoid of Bill Walsh.’ It turned out Ok simply because his next offensive coordinator was Joe Gibbs. Could you visualize that? Getting two straight offensive coordinators named Bill Walsh and Joe Gibbs in your life? And they had a great deal to do with Dan Fouts turning his vocation around and getting to be a Hall of Famer.”
NFL draft analyst Rob Rang also joined this week’s episode for some early draft discuss, including Senior Bowl takeaways and probable alternatives for the Chargers at No. 28 total.
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