Game of My Life: Dallas Cowboys

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Sports Publishing LLC, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 245 pages
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Game of My Life: Dallas Cowboys takes you inside the most memorable game of 24 players and of head coach Jimmy Johnson that earned each of them a place in the history and lore of "America?s Team." Each chapter provides colorful detail on the player?s favorite game and its significance to the history of one of the world?s most recognized franchises.Learn how these men joined the Cowboys fraternity. Recount with them the mood of the team and of each player leading up to his memorable moment and his thoughts on the game?told in his own words?as well as how his career fared and what he is doing today. Listen to Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett describe how he almost missed the game in which he turned in the most prolific performance of his career, and learn how Emmitt Smith, the NFL?s all-time leading rusher, learned to play with pain and how that helped him lead Dallas to a division-clinching win over the New York Giants despite a dislocated shoulder. Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach talks about his frustration with coach Tom Landry shuffling him in and out of the lineup, and Hall of Fame defensive tackle Randy White remembers the transition out of college linebacker. Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman relives his most emotional moment on the football field, and receiver Drew Pearson talks about the infamous Hail Mary. Receiver Tony Hill relives a thrilling 31-30 comeback win over the rival Washington Redskins on Monday Night Football. Safety James Washington talks about his heroic performance in Super Bowl XXVIII, and little-known running back Paul Palmer discusses his role in coach Jimmy Johnson?s first NFL victory. Other story standouts include those of cornerback Deion Sanders, Ring of Honor linebacker Chuck Howley, Super Bowl XXX MVP Larry Brown, Ring of Honor running back Don Perkins, Hall of Fame defensive tackle Bob Lilly, and special teams star Bill Bates among others.
  

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I bought this for my husband for Christmas he loved this book and when he finishes I will read it . If you love the Cowboys you will love this book . Great price Read full review

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This book has some interviews with some of the greatest Dallas Cowboy players. It is hard to find so many of the greats in one book. Read full review

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VIII
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XVIII
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Jean-Jacques Taylor has been a senior sports reporter at the "Dallas Morning News "since 1991 and has been writing about the Cowboys since 1995. He covered the Cowboys victory in Super Bowl XXX, the retirement of Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith, and Michael Irvin, as well as numerous other pinnacle moments in Cowboys history.

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