Ask the Expert: Jerry Angelo

by Gary Shelton on July 24, 2015 · 0 comments

in general, NFL, Tampa Bay Bucs

Friday, 6 a.m.

Jerry Angelo is a former personnel director for the Bucs and former general manager of the Bears. Each week, Angelo answers your questions regarding the NFL. Send your questions to with "ask the expert'' in the subject line. The most interesting question will be selected.

I have always understood friction between a general manager and a coach when things aren’t going well. Both men see the way to fix things. But I’ve always been confused why success seems to split up partnerships. Rich McKay and Gruden. Bobby Beathard and Joe Gibbs. George Young and Bill Parcells. Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson. Is it all ego? Why isn’t winning enough?

I think you touched on it ... ego.

More times than not, when you win big, it’s no longer about the team. It’s about who’s right and who’s getting the bulk of the credit. There are times

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