Bill Walsh dead

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» Mon Jul 30, 2007 12:16 pm
One of the most influential people in pro football history. From his offenses to all the coaches he spawned.

Rest in peace Bill
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» Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:03 pm

The innovator and creator of the West Coast offense. The best coach during the 1980's, one of the best of all time. We'll miss the man.
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» Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:06 pm
I saw this, too, about an hour ago but didn't think to post it.

RIP, Bill. You made a ton of people's lives better.
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» Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:14 pm
I had no idea that he was even close. It kind of comes as a big shock to me.

Either way he will always be one of the greatest minds football has ever seen, on any level.

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» Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:28 pm
RIP Coach. Screw Michael Vick and lets focus on some tributes ESPN/CNN.
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» Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:29 pm
I didn't think his leukemia was getting any worse since he was able to be very active around what Stanford's preparations were for their football team.
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» Mon Jul 30, 2007 3:37 pm
Damn. Football has lost a myth.

R.I.P. Bill. You'll be missed.

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» Tue Jul 31, 2007 3:41 pm
Very big loss for the Bay Area, and pretty much the entire NFL.

The guy is practically a legend at my house.

It showed a lot of respect by the Merc to put that huge feature in there today

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» Fri Aug 03, 2007 8:15 pm
:shock: Wow :shock:

Not only was he a great coach, a genius in fact, he was a great guy who helped everyone. You never heard a bad thing about him, ever, and I am going to miss him.

Win this season for Walsh.


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» Sun Aug 05, 2007 12:34 am
i think theyre going to have a funeral for him on the 10th at the stick...

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