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Former Washington GM Charley Casserly recalls a 1987 speech Joe Gibbs made prior to a replacement game vs. Dallas, a speech so good that Casserly said it led to “one of the most emotional wins I’ve ever been around.”

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Joe JJacoby is a returning finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and former coach Joe Gibbs wants to remind voters whom Jacoby had to oppose to get there.

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Only seven of the last 33 Super Bowl champions endured losing preseasons on the way to claiming a Lombardi Trophy.

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Joe Jacoby protected Washington quarterbacks from some of the most accomplished pass rushers in NFL history: Hall of Famers Reggie White, Bruce Smith, Lawrence Taylor, Lee Roy Selmon, Fred Dean, Richard Dent, Rickey Jackson, Chris Doleman, Charles Haley and Derrick Thomas.

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In this week’s Talk of Fame Network poll our listeners and readers believe that four Pro Bowls and 1980s NFL all-decade acclaim should be Joe Jacoby’s ticket to Canton.

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Clark Shaughnessy is often called “the father of the T formation,” a man who changed the way football is played — both offensively and defensively. So why isn’t he in the Pro Football Hall of Fame? Good question, says Ron Borges.

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Dan Reeves has been to more Super Bowls — as a player and as a coach — than anyone in NFL history, so he knows how difficult it is to get there. That’s why we asked him to name the toughest coaches he had to overcome and the one or two that he would like to see considered for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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  (Photo courtesy of Washington Redskins)   Talk of Fame Network There is something remarkable about Joe Gibbs’ Washington Redskins, and it goes beyond four Super Bowl appearances in 10 years and three Lombardi Trophies in that duration. No, it’s more about how it was accomplished, with Gibbs winning three Super Bowls with three different …

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(Photo courtesy of Washington Redskins) Talk of Fame Network Apparently, he’s no ordinary Joe. Former Washington head coach Joe Gibbs pulled the improbable this week, winning our Best Coach’s poll with an overwhelming majority of votes from our readers, as well as a sweep of our three selectors from the Pro Football Hall of Fame. …

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Talk of Fame Network It’s fashionable to give the great defensive lines in football history nicknames. There was the Fearsome Foursome. The Sack Exchange. The Purple People Eaters. It’s not often that an offensive line has been christened with a nickname. But if a blocking front is worthy of a nickname, it’s worthy of being …

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