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RIP Ted Marchibroda

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Steak Snabler, Jan 16, 2016.

  1. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

  2. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    First guy to hire belichick....they seemed like total opposites in coaching style.
  3. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    He caught my attention in '76 with a high-scoring, fun-to-watch Colts team. That was the year Bert Jones was MVP. RIP.
  4. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Bert Jones. One of the first QBs I remember. Dan Pastorini another. Steve Bartkowski.
  5. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Jones played when I was really young, so I don't really remember him that well. What I do remember him for is a beer commercial where he tried to spoof L.C. Greenwood crushing a beer can. I enjoyed that one immensely.
  6. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    Totally forgot he played college ball at st. Bonaventure...many members of my family were bonnies.
  7. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    The coach of the real Colts, the Baltimore variety. He brought them back from the dead in the mid-1970s. Until Bob Irsay ruined it all, of course.
    No matter how many shiny new domes they build and no matter how many franchise QBs they tank to get, the Indy version will never be as important to the NFL as the Baltimore Colts were.
  8. R.I.P. Emperor Palpatine.
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