Sport: The Bonus Battle

In pro football's bonus war, it is obviously more fun to be a private than a colonel. Weeb Ewbank, 58, earns $35,000 as coach of the American Football League's New York Jets, and this season he has already found himself in the position of trying to give orders to

1) a $400,000 first-string quarterback,

2) a $200,000 third-string quarterback,

3) a $100,000 taxi-squad fullback (from the Ivy League, no less). All Weeb needed to make his embarrassment complete was an independently wealthy lineman, and last week he got one when Jets Owner Sonny Werblin signed Michigan's 230-lb. Tackle Bill

Yearby to a contract at $1,000...

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