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Bill Parcells is best known for his long NFL coaching career, with a keen ability to turn around losing teams.
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the Cowboys reached the playoffs with a 10-6 record in the coach's first year on the job.
Perhaps predictably, Parcells could not stay completely away from the gridiron. By late 2007, he had agreed to become Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Miami Dolphins, a role that essentially made him manager of the team's coaches. The jobs fulfilled a promise to himself, Parcells said, that he would shape other coaches' football vision the way that mentors like Al Davis, Tom Landry and Chuck Knox shaped his own.
Football, more than anything else, has defined Bill Parcells as a person. "It's not just another job," he has said. "It's my life."
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