The Last Cowboy: A Life of Tom Landry Book excerpts...Landry died a Giants fan?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Oct 31, 2013.

  1. fgoodwin

    fgoodwin Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like Tom (and certainly Alicia) never forgave Jerry. That certainly does have to do with morality and is not "nonsense".
  2. Plankton

    Plankton Well-Known Member

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    Believe me, you will not find a bigger detractor of Jerry Jones than I. His ego has this team stuck in a quagmire of mediocrity.

    That being said, Jones was not the only person to blame for Landry's end in Dallas. Yes, he handled it as badly as a man can handle it, especially the press conference that night. And, yes, he was a bit on the cold side when it came to his revamping of the organization and ticketing processes.

    But, if you profess yourself to be a Christian, shouldn't you be above a grudge? Isn't the phrase, turn the other cheek? The ticket example listed in the book was ludicrous.

    It doesn't bother me that Landry didn't root for the team after he was fired - that's his choice. I can point out the issue with holding a grudge until his death, though. It wasn't like Landry didn't fire players and coaches in his career.
  3. Red Dragon

    Red Dragon Well-Known Member

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    The team was in a decline after 1988. It had just had a 3-13 season. What did people expect?

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