Originally Posted by Greentide
I wonder if Bill Belichek is? (My guess is yes) Dumb football players make dumb mistakes...and there's no cure for stupid.
Actually, dumb football players can be very good at avoiding "dumb" mistakes b/c they can be taught to do exactly what you tell them to do. Line up here - go there when you hear the snap count.
The dumb mistakes come from players who overthink things and/or lose their focus.
- There are plenty of smart people with AD and ADHD.
- There are plenty of smart people who panic under pressure and make bad choices.