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Rest in Peace, Todd Christensen

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by GimmeTheBall!, Nov 13, 2013.

  1. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Agreed.

    His numbers were completely eye popping for a TE in the 1980s. Had he been able to log just a couple more years, he'd likely be in the HoF.
     
  2. bbailey423

    bbailey423 Well-Known Member

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    I believe you are correct
     
  3. SkinsandTerps

    SkinsandTerps Redskins Forever

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    I just checked it and he did.

    When healthy he was a darn good player. Unfortunate loss because he came across as a great person as well.

    EDIT: Kind of changes Rich's reason for having respect for him however. haha.
     
  4. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    I've never heard of him but that is awfully young. Very sad.
     
  5. dropdeadfred5

    dropdeadfred5 Active Member

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    then why did you say we cut him too soon. Landry told him his only chance to make the team was to switch to TE. He refused; so what choice did that leave Landry? If you cannot figure that out that is your problem
     
  6. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    I remember Todd was the sideline reporter during Super Bowl 27.
    During halftime, he asked Jimmy Johnson, whose Cowboys were leading 28-10, about Buffalo's historic comeback against the Oilers in the AFC Championship Game.
    As Todd recounts, Jimmy looks at him and says, "We're not Houston." :)

    I don't care what anyone says about Jimmy Johnson, he's the type of coach you love.

    I'll always remember T.C. because of that interview.
    Sorry to see you go, T.C.
     
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  7. IrishAnto

    IrishAnto Well-Known Member

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    RIP Todd.
     
  8. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    That was great, I remember that and I loved the way Jimmy answered that question and JImmy is the type of coach you love if you want to win championships and build real teams.
     
  9. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    I always liked Todd and can remember when the Cowboys drafted him.
     
  10. mahoneybill

    mahoneybill Well-Known Member

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    Great description " Rennaisance Man". Very applicable in this case
     

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