Road To Super Bowl XLVIII: The Best NFL Coach And Player Rants

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By: / January 28, 2014

“You need to win the game! You don’t play to just play it,” was an infamous “Hermism” made by then-New York Jets coach Herman Edwards after a Jets loss to the Cleveland Browns left the team 2–5 in the ’02-’03 football season. San Francisco 49ers Jim Harbaugh lost it after a bad call. Quarterback Derek Anderson didn’t think it was funny he lost either and told reporters. Former 49ers coach Mike Singletary went off on needing more winners, but retired NFL coach Jim Mora was probably the most notorious ranter of them all.

“Playoffs? Don’t talk about playoffs? You kidding me? Playoffs? I just hope we can win a game,” Mora told reporters. That rant was even used in a Coors Light commercial.

In light of Richard Sherman’s rant following the Seattle Seahawks win over the San Francisco 49ers this month, we take a look at the best coach and player rants of all time.

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