Found April 06, 2012 on Silver and BlueBlood:
PLAYERS: Bill Parcells
TEAMS: Dallas Cowboys
Joe Avezzano is dead at age 68. He reportedly died of a heart attack in Milan, Italy, where he was coaching the Milan Seamen of the Italian Football League. Bill Parcells thinks he is always right. When it comes to football, he is right more than he is wrong, I suppose. But he was wrong about Joe Avezzano. When Parcells took over as head coach for the Dallas Cowboys, he fired Avezzano, labeling the out-going, fun-loving, country song-crooning, longtime Cowboys assistant “a celebrity coach.” I will pass on the opportunity to crotch-kick the tuna-shaped, limilight-hogging pot for calling the kettle black. I will not pass on the opportunity to remember a great coach, a good man and a vital part of Dallas Cowboys history: the man players, fans and media called “Coach Joe.” Coach Joe was a fiery coach, known for his enthusiastic sideline demeanor. He spent 12 years with the Cowboys, most of them as special teams coach. He helped to lead the Cowboys to three Super Bowl wins i...
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