That quote is more than just words. It transcends from its roots as a football quote and spreads to every sport possible. It summons thoughts of a hard-nosed playing style, men beating the snot out of one another, and great warriors who leave a trail of bloodied, bruised and broken men on the field of battle on their way to victory. However in today’s game, no matter the sport, it is all about having a high flying offense, scoring points and doing it faster, better, and more often than the other guy… or is it?
Bryant may have been on to something when he said this; he knew that no matter how many points you scored, you would ultimately have to stop the opposition from scoring;
lest you be stuck in a high scoring shootout and the last team with possession will inevitably win, even if that team is perceived as less talented than the other. Continue reading