Chuck Fairbanks, newly arrived at the Patriots from Oklahoma, used [the 3-4 defence] in his second year at New England, with Sugar Bear Hamilton as his hose guard. Bum Phillips, who took over as Houston's defensive coach after a tour of duty at Oklahoma State, went 3-4 with Curly Culp in the middle.The book in question is The New Thinking Man's Guide to Pro Football by Paul Zimmerman. I strongly recommend it, like you care.
Tuesday, 2 February 2010
i know it's cheap
I honestly do, but funny names are funny, and so are great nicknames, and the NFL is full of them both. How can you not love The Mad Stork, Tombstone Jackson and Vitamin T Jones? Or a paragraph in a book which reads: