Pro Football: Roar of the Crowd

There once was a pro football coach who quit his job because every time the players went into a huddle, he thought they were plotting against him. Today's coaches don't worry about the players. It's the fans—those rabid folks who shell out up to $42 apiece for a season ticket—that they're terrified of. After the Denver Broncos lost their first two games this season, one enraged fan poured a bucketful of garbage over Coach Mac Speedie's head as he ran for the locker room. And in Detroit last week, Coach Harry Gilmer was...

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