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Solomon, one of greatest authors of wisdom tidbits in human history, wrote in Proverbs 16:18: “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” In a recent interview with Rich Eisen, Troy Aikman made the most poignant statement about the demise of the 1990s Dallas Cowboys dynasty to date. Aikman, like many Cowboys fans, believes that, as great as the run that brought three Super Bowls to Dallas in four years was, it could have been even greater. According to Nate Davis of USA Today, Aikman made the following statement to Eisen: “When I point back to those years, the thing that Jimmy would always say to us … ‘If we achieve what we want to achieve as a team, there will be enough credit to go around for everybody. And the reason we won three Super Bowls — Emmitt, myself, Michael, Daryl Johnston, Darren Woodson, Charles Haley, go through the whole list of guys — everybody kind of just said, ‘Hey, OK, we’re gonna sacrifice a little individually.’ “But the ...
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