What would Bill Walsh think?
Sure, it’s a loaded question, but I had to ask Harry Edwards, anyway, when considering the disturbing patterns in the NFL regarding head coaching and other high-level positions. Edwards, the renowned sociologist and civil rights activist who worked alongside the legendary 49ers coach in the 1980s, barely let me finish the question.
“I think Bill would be very saddened by the whole situation,” Edwards told USA TODAY Sports as he prepared for yet another Super Bowl trip as a 49ers consultant. “He would not be simply wringing his hands but trying to see how this would turn around and advance.”
With the 49ers headed to Miami for Super Bowl LIV, it’s apropos to acknowledge what the legendary coach