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I'll never forget what Jimmy J used to say

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by rags747, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. rags747

    rags747 Well-Known Member

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    If you are going into the jungle to fight a gorilla you bring a big stick! He may have also said that you punch him in the nose! We had a Monday night showdown with the hated Skins in their home park, this may have been 91 timeframe. We'll Jimmy had us come out firing, we brought all the heavy duty artillery that night and left with a win. No ***** footing around taking what the defense allowed, Jimmy was in all out attack mode that evening and quite frankly it was probably the only way that we could get the win. Anyway, this is exactly how we need to be on Sunday. All out attack on offense and take it to them, balls to the wall. No conservative bs to feel them out, punch them in the nose early and it will be glorious!

    Anyone else remember that game, was it 91 ?
     
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  2. AmericasTeam81

    AmericasTeam81 Well-Known Member

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    1991 week 13 (our 12th game). Sunday afternoon at 1
     
  3. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    I thouhg it was the 92 season opener on MNF.
     
  4. rags747

    rags747 Well-Known Member

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    Really, could have sworn it was a night game...long time ago my friend but those were the days. Jimmy was just so damn cocky...how could his teams not feed off of that.
     
  5. rags747

    rags747 Well-Known Member

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    Will also add that I think the Skins were undefeated to that point.
     
  6. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    Actually, the Cowboys won both. In November 91 and the 92 season opener.
     
  7. jimnabby

    jimnabby Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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  8. Super_Kazuya

    Super_Kazuya Well-Known Member

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    So for strategy purposes, what does everyone think we should do if we win the toss? Am I crazy to want to see the D out there first?
     
  9. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    I can hardly remember what I ate yesterday & you guys remember some game decades ago!

    I need to hit "Memory retention for Dummies" at the library tomorrow.
     
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  10. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    I would go D first

    I know you risk putting yourself in a hole early, but I want the ball in the second half.
     
  11. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    Take the ball if you win the toss.

    Their kick returner can return every kick & why give Peyton first shot?
     
  12. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    No, good idea sometimes but I say do him like SD did Romo and make him stand on the sidelines as much as possible. Win the TOP war.
     
  13. Gameover

    Gameover Well-Known Member

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    This isn't a gorilla fight, this is trying to out run a cheetah.

    I think we should try an out score them.
     
  14. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    Afterward, here is what Jimmy stated he said beforehand:

    “I told the players, ‘Don’t ever hit a guy lightly. If you have a big ol’ gorilla in front of you, you don’t tap him on the shoulder.’ And I threw a punch at [guard] John Gesek, and I told them, “If I hit him lightly, I’ll get killed. I’d better take my best shot.’

    http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/a...g-Sticks/ab3db455-2ef3-4a55-abee-c41da802af3f
     
  15. Jerryrage

    Jerryrage Well-Known Member

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    Jimmy was greatness, we won't see that again.
     
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  16. SWG9

    SWG9 Well-Known Member

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    What are you talking about, we have Jerry Jones. ;)
     
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  17. rags747

    rags747 Well-Known Member

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    Wow, thx for the link. Kinda creepy that Spags and I both have the same memories of that game. Yep, that Jimmy was the man here in Dallas. Thx...
     
  18. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    Jimmy always had his teams hungry and ready. No robots.

    The current regime hasn't had a fire under their ***** in 15 years.
     
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  19. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    Jimmy was the man. If only we could find another Jimmy. Jimmy knew when to hold em, and knew when to fold them.
     
  20. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    It must have been a great time for the fans. I wouldn't know & I'm jealous.
     

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