Three Things to consider on this sports Friday:
Thing 1: Can't blame Joe Philbin for following personal experience in his decision not to name permanent captains with the
However, that arrangement makes the player-endorsed idea of a leadership council that much more important in order to keep an overhauled locker room from spiraling out of control.
Philbin was non-committal when I asked him this week about the leadership council, which he himself put forth in a meeting with veterans
Philbin said Monday the idea is under "serious consideration."
I say go ahead and implement it now, before it's too late.
Thing 2: National speculation the Miami Marlins will re-assign baseball czar Larry Beinfest at the end of the season isn't shocking, especially given
However, deciding between General Manager Michael Hill and scouting guru Dan Jennings for who will have the loudest voice on the baseball side is particularly tricky.
As close as that front office is, having all worked together for the past decade (at least), it would be like a parent having to declare which son he loves the most.
Thing 3: Hard to get too nostalgic about the death of former
No doubt Modell was highly influential in making the '60s