It wasn’t the sharpest or most poignant metaphor to offer Josh McDaniels about the lessons he has learned over the years, but it struck a chord with him anyway.
The Las Vegas Raiders head coach had taken refuge in some shade Thursday, ducking out of the 106-degree
first full-squad training camp practice. As he began to explain the importance of learning how to subtract from his coaching
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plate over the course of his career, a visitor floated a clunky, half-remembered proverb.
I remember someone once saying that perfecting your painting is learning to understand what shouldn’t be in it,” the visitor said.
McDaniels made his first public comments since one of the weirdest change-of-heart decisions in NFL history.