So most of Pioli's "friends" have not completely ****ed him on trades.
And the reason he appears to have worked these deals out is his relationship with the Coaches/GM's he's dealt with?
So he's the guy you keep around because it's fun to shave his eyebrows when he passes out first?...
"He had no teeth, and he was slobbering all over himself. I'm thinking, 'You can have your money back, just get me out of here. Let me go be an accountant." I can't tell you how badly I wanted out of there."
Denver rookie QB John Elway, on Jack Lambert, after Lambert and the Steelers knocked Elway out of his first game as a pro (1983).