Money's important, but not bottom line
Mike Nolan knew he was taking on more than just a coaching job when he was hired by the San Francisco 49ers.
Going slightly against a trend in which coach/general managers are losing their personnel duties, Nolan accepted the challenge of being the main decision-maker on everything. Like New England's Bill Belichick, he runs coaching and scouting. Not only is Nolan the face and spokesman for the organization, he's also the brain, the conscience.
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