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Cowboys Trivia For You

Discussion in 'History Zone' started by Hostile, Mar 16, 2007.

  1. TheProphet

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    Who here can tell me the real purpose of the offensive line "hitch" that was the trademark of the Cowboys during the Landry era?
     
  2. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    To get them all thinking as one unit.
     
  3. TheProphet

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    Partially correct, but I have read there was another important reason. Care to speculate as to what it was?
     
  4. bbgun

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    They were thinner back then. Today's o-line fatties couldn't keep that up for an entire game.
     
  5. TheProphet

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    Go back to the beer cooler my man...:laugh2:
     
  6. TheProphet

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    I had read that the purpose of the offensive line "hitch" was to block the view of movement in the backfield (as well as to get the OL thinking as one uint).
     

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