Sport: The Nobodies Meet the Misfits

Workaholic Eagles vs. ragtag Raiders in the Super Bowl

Dick Vermeil, 44, is a very determined man. When the coach of the Philadelphia Eagles was a player at California's Napa College in the 1950s, he cracked his ankle and hobbled on crutches for a week before a big game. When the day came, he could not stand being away from the action, so he suited up just to sit on the sidelines. Within minutes, his coach scanned the bench, looking for a man to replace the quarterback. Vermeil went in and played the entire game...

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