The 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame were announced Thursday night.
10 semifinalists were eliminated including: Steve Atwater, Don Coryell, Roger...
The Bucs were 0-14 the year before (only played 14 game seasons back then). They were 0-12 this year (1977) and even though the scores were always close with their top ten defense they were still losing games 10-0. Would the Bucs win a game this year with only two games left; at New Orleans and home vs the powerful offense of Don Coryell's St. Louis Cardinals?
If only former NFL coaches Don Coryell or Bill Walsh had thought to trademark their pass-happy offensive systems during the 1970s in '80s -- popularly termed the "Air Coryell" and "West Coast Offense" systems, respectively -- then perhaps there would be some precedent set for Auburn coach Gus Malzahn. The coaching innovators might have picked up a bit more...