Pro Football: Beau Jets

The coach was fired by the Baltimore Colts to make way for a younger man.

The middle linebacker is a castoff from the Buffalo Bills, and the kickoff-return specialist is a refugee from Toronto in the Canadian League. The cornerback was dismissed as "a troublemaker" by the Washington Redskins; the flanker was cut by the New York Giants be cause he refused to shave off his long sideburns. The quarterback is a college dropout with one good leg and a con suming interest in "golf and girls, but mostly girls." Who are they? Who else?

The New York Jets, the Foreign...

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