Recently, a lot of things have happened in San Francisco that have been bordering on the bizarre. A few quick examples: Mike Martz will never, ever criticize J.T. O'Sullivan. Mike Singletary sent Vernon Davis to the showers with ten minutes remaining in the teams loss to Seattle. Singletary, aside from trying to slay the Davis monster, has a strange sixth sense. Mike Nolan -- allegedly -- created an arm injury in training camp to keep Shaun Hill off the field.
Crazy stuff, all of it. None of it, however, comes close to the insanity of Singletary's half time pep talks.
Most coaches find it suitable to throw chairs at the wall, pound the chalk board with X's and O's, or simply make the needed adjustments in a calm, orderly fashion. Whatever they do, I'm guessing they do it with their pants on. Mike Singletary, however, does not. Hey, as Bart Simpson once said: "Free and easy, there's nothing like an unfurnished basement for maximum comfort!" And how!
From Dan Bickley of azcentral.com:
At halftime of that game, Singletary called for the attention of his players. He then dropped his pants, turned around and pointed to his backside. He used this occasion and that visual to describe what happened to his team in the first half.
And this went on for three-to-four minutes! Just so he keeps this exercise limited to the locker room and not, you know, the sidelines, it's probably not a big deal. Though, I imagine there's a few fans that would like to share a similar message to their team if they keep getting blown out by Seattle.
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Mike Singletary Hates Pants, Visually Explains to Team How They Were Getting Butt Kicked originally appeared on NFL FanHouse on Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:45:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.