Cowboy Innovations

Discussion in 'History Zone' started by SouthernStar, Nov 19, 2005.

  1. SouthernStar

    SouthernStar New Member

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    1. First team to use computers (scouting dept.)
    2. First team to utilize extra wide stripe at 20 yard line
    3. First team to weigh players underwater (determine % of body fat)
    4. First team to have cheerleaders
    5. First (only) team to purchase/own merchandising rights outright
    6. First team to employ "specialty" coaches
    7. First to develop and use the pick/value/trade system (used by all teams)
    8. First team to put out weekly a paper.... "Dallas Cowboy Official Weekly"
    9. Tex Schramm led the fight to put microphones on the referrees
    10. Tex Schram pioneered the "play clock".

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