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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

La Russa & Mike Holmgren: Cross-Sport Doppelgangers

Posted By on Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 5:15 PM

Mike Holmgren is in the midst of stumbling through his final year as head coach of the Seattle Seahawks.

Today on the sports blog of our sister paper, Seattle Weekly, former RFT staff writer Mike Seely has an interesting take on the likely legacy of Holmgren.

Seely speculates that Holmgren will go down as the Tony LaRussa of the NFL. Why? For starters, the pair have nearly identical career winning percentages.

It's worth a read, if only to get another look at this priceless, puppy-faced picture LaRussa.

- Keegan Hamilton

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