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1985 Giants at Cowboys

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by lane, Nov 9, 2018.

  1. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    Tom Landry's last division title..


     
  2. lane

    lane The Chairman

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  3. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    That tail end of Landry's era was rough.

    The few years before the bottom fell out in 1985 were just a shroud.

    The talent was simply not there.
     
  4. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    Great game and Texas Stadium could get loud as hell...

    Danny White was a tough son of a biscuit eater.
     
  5. scottsp

    scottsp Well-Known Member

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    I do believe this was the afternoon Steve Pelluer spelled an injured Danny White, hooking up a couple of huge 4Q conversions to Karl Powe.

    Also, one of the best games Jim Jeffcoat played.
     
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  6. NorthTexan95

    NorthTexan95 Well-Known Member

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    Yep. The drafts in the 1980's were horrible. Landry had no chance.
     
  7. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    Back when roughing the passer did not exist
     
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  8. lurkercowboy

    lurkercowboy Well-Known Member

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    I love this game. That was a scrappy team. I'm glad it is on Youtube now.
     
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  9. Blake

    Blake Well-Known Member

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    Little did we know...
     
  10. Blake

    Blake Well-Known Member

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    The Super Bowl Shuffle is an abomination of the 80s
     
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  11. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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    too tall to Jeffcoat!!!!!
    talent was fading but yet our team was still well prepared.
    even in '88 when we were 3-13 I still don't think we were unprepared or out coached....it was the players.
     
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  12. MCMetal69

    MCMetal69 Well-Known Member

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    Check out young Parcells & Belichick.................And I'd forgotten how blazing fast Tony D used to be..........................
     
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  13. Super_Kazuya

    Super_Kazuya Well-Known Member

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    Wow, the biggest shock is remembering that Terry Bradshaw was actually once somewhat coherent on TV... he’s such a space case today.
     
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  14. PA Cowboy Fan

    PA Cowboy Fan Well-Known Member

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    33 Years ago....
     
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  15. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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    seems like yesterday.
     
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  16. Flamma

    Flamma Well-Known Member

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    Just watching the first Cowboys series with all of the shifts and motion, after that pass to Hill, no way the D knows if the Cowboys are passing or running on the next play. Completely opposite of what we see today.

    Damn, did you see how they mugged poor Hogeboom? Today that's 3 personal fouls and an ejection.
     
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  17. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    Eating bait has caught up with him. :laugh:
     
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  18. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    Fun fact: Hoogeboom is Dutch for "Tall Tree," (roughly). So back then we had Ed "Too Tall" Jones and Gary "Tall Tree" on the team. ;)
     
  19. Flamma

    Flamma Well-Known Member

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    Speaking of Hogeboom, did anyone notice when he got injured? He was hit as he threw the ball. The defender came straight at him and made sure his helmet met Hogeboom's. One of the guys calling the game said "good use of the helmet".
     
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  20. rynochop

    rynochop Well-Known Member

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    I was watching an old game with Staubach, and some dude comes with a straight forearm to the facemask, about took his head off..no call.
    If that happened to Tom Brady he'd be ejected and probably a week suspension
     
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