Pro Football: My Son the Quarterback

Son the Quarterback

"I guess we need help," admitted Coach George Wilson Sr. For all the careful planning and cute pep talks ("Let's win one for the Flipper"), his Miami Dolphins, playing their first sea son in the American Football League, still had not won a game. Quarterback Rick Norton, a $300,000 bonus rookie from the University of Kentucky, had been intercepted six times in five games. The Miami offense was averaging only 14 points a game, and the defense was taking a pounding. "Those poor boys no sooner come off the field and sit down," sighed Coach Wilson, "than...

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