5. No One Is Above The Team
Mike Singletary was one of the most feared linebackers in NFL history. He was named one of the top 100 players by NFL.com and enshrined in Canton along the greats at the NFL Hall of Fame.
He was of the old regime, when players respected each other, played for one another, and winning together. Singletary was a man you would follow into battle and with bullets flying around you. The feeling of invincibility would consume you cause of his presence.
Spending two years in the San Francisco 49ers organization as an assistant, it was his time to take the reins and spearhead the team’s resurgence. However, in his first as head coach during the 2008 season, he had to put one of his promising players in place. TE Vernon Davis and Singletary had an altercation on the sidelines that sent Davis to the showers.
when asked about the alterncation, Singletary let his feelings out and was point blank that no one was above the team: