Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 3/1/12
This is the latest post in Kurt’s continuing series to identify the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player of All-Time. For an explanation of his methodology for choosing each franchise’s ultimate franchise player, and then how you and he will choose the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player from that list, click here. To see all the category page for this series, of which there will be one for every franchise, click here. Previous selections: ARI | ATL | BAL | BUF | CAR | CHI | CIN | CLE During an NFL Films production in the late 1970s, John Facenda famously proclaimed the Dallas Cowboys as “America’s Team,” noting the following: “They appear on television so often that their faces are as familiar to the public as presidents and movie stars.” The Cowboys were indeed the first team that was followed nationally, the pro football version of Notre Dame. Back in the day they were either the Pat Summerall double-header game or on Monday Night Football, and for good reason, they were perennially con...
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