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Former Lions head coach Rod Marinelli talks about his days on the Detroit sidelines. Marinelli was fired after going 0-16 in 2008.
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Like to take a moment think mr. Ford as important in need to give me this opportunity ahead here they're coach alliance. Like to thank our staff and all all the staff and trainers equipment men all the way down enough our staff did a great show warrior hung in there. And the transit the community and the community itself -- special to me great push a little. And above all the team and the quality demand we have here this year and I think people at the foundation built -- I know that. Nick -- the question last night. Is just the worst team of all time. And -- at the record speak for itself but also I should about it also. News you -- worst. Elvis look at quarters. That's the worst -- to me. Non caring. People give up. How cry point fingers. That's worst. That our record speaks for self with when I looked the worst that is worse. And this group command we did succeed on the field informed or record. But they succeeded. In everything I want to do in terms of we we came along ways in terms how to be a football team. And the record didn't show it but it's it's sort of foundation. We've conducted herself I think very well and a we've been complemented on. How we've conducted herself like an eight. And I don't see it that way. I you'll we've done is post beaches Bittermann -- standard SC. Twenty years ago this was a -- This would -- to do is how -- spokes that this is supposed to how you conduct yourself. In adversity or whatever sport to that's that was supposed to be the norm now it looks like it's so special. And that's wrong. -- -- anything special you get paid to do a job he's paid conduct yourself for certain way and answers folks do it. So we we didn't do anything above and beyond -- the -- -- do I really believe at the time to buy talking Lions with now I really do this things hit bottom. And I think there's a good base of talent here. -- of of young players. And now you insisting Q you commanding start and -- it -- good group of people. They know how to work you know to me they care. And they developed some leadership like I think it's you know -- -- -- he's going to hit it on the -- Or it sure would be on the fortune. You know no doubt about it you know you can't -- sixteen and expect to keep your job. Of course it is only now I mean idea I go full speed and and when you don't have the power. Pull the trigger. You know yoga -- fielder and -- barrel you know you you understand and you -- -- an old. Myself responsible nobody else and then I think when you do that you and you leave you for over good -- and so we're seniors. Feel like you hold a grudge against sister that of this event and your miserable person I don't I did everything. I was capable of doing I know I said last night I did my best this year. My best wasn't good enough this year.