Breakfast Table: Pianowski and Stopa Talk Football
Breakfast Table: Pianowski and Stopa Talk Football

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From: scott pianowski
Date: Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 1:53 AM
Subject: roll the bones breakfast
To: Mark Stopa

The Monday Night game has been over for a couple of hours, and there's still a bounce in my step. I had no major stake in the result - the Aaron Rodgers injury actually cost me a fantasy game - but I'm over the moon for Marc Trestman, the Chicago head coach.

I know many pundits didn't endorse Trestman's fourth-down gamble in the fourth quarter; some didn't like the mere idea of going for it there, while others felt it was a poor play call. I can see those debates. But what excites me is seeing a coach who's unafraid to pull the trigger on that sort of move, a coach who doesn't play scared. I want that type of guy on my side.

This is the best way to win over a locker room, too. You don't do it by intimidation, Greg Schiano. You do it by being the smartest guy in the room, and you do it by having cojones. If I were a member of the Bears organization, I'd run through a wall for Trestman today.

It makes you wonder why Trestman didn't get a head coaching job earlier. He turns 58 in January. He's had all sorts of assistant coaching success, but he didn't get the Bears job until after a successful stint in Canada. NFL teams apparently labeled Trestman a while ago, and it took a

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Scott Pianowski
Scott Pianowski writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire
Mark Stopa
Mark Stopa has been sharing his fantasy insights for Rotowire since 2007. Mark is the 2010 and 2012 Staff Picks champion (eat your heart out, Chris Liss) and won Rotowire's 14-team Staff League II in consecutive seasons. He roots for the Bills and has season tickets on the second row, press level to the Rays.
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