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Former Falcons coach Mike Smith discusses what it’s like to oversee an NFL locker room, the challenges of managing personalities to turn around a franchise and the mental side of the what-have-you-done-for-me-lately coaching world.

By The SI Staff
November 30, 2015

“This is Your Brain on Sports” is a weekly podcast from Sports Illustrated in which SI executive editor Jon Wertheim and Tufts University psychology professor Sam Sommers explore the intersection of sports and human nature—what the world of sports has to teach us about who we are, what we care about and the forces that shape our behavior.

On this week’s episode, former Falcons coach Mike Smith discusses what it’s like to oversee an NFL locker room, the challenges of managing personalities to turn around a franchise and the mental side of the what-have-you-done-for-me-lately coaching world.

Listen below and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or on Stitcher, and check back every week for a new episode.

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