"Anytime that you time to form a unit or an organization you want to instill a culture," said Kotwica, a West Point graduate and a decorated combat helicopter pilot who served in Iraq. "So there are some things that I've brought from my military background. I put an ‘apply within'
He added: "And just like I [told] the team early on: at one point or another everybody is going to have a role on special teams, whether it's DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon, you got hands team, your field goal protection. I think if you look across the board, those teams that are successful are the ones that internalize special teams and it touches the whole gamut of the roster."