Originally Posted by Chocolate Lab
Well you're right that you don't know you're going to be all time kind of good like that group turned out to be. But you do, and did, know that you were building a top team that was going to contend for a while. Of course in those days it was easier to keep something in place once it was built.
From very early on, right after the Walker trade but before any great strides were made on the field, I simply felt I was witnessing something special being assembled. At that juncture, I wasn't exactly sure of the final destination, but just knew great things were in store.
For the next couple of years they made steady progress. Then, in 1991 when we went into Washington and beat a dominant, 11-0 and eventual SB Champion Redskins team, I was confident it was just a matter of time before we would be hoisting another Lombardi.
November 24th, 1991. That was the day I knew.