“Winning Ways” – Remembering Lombardi & Allen, Jurgensen & Kilmer

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When Vince Lombardi jump-started the Washington Redskins in ’69, Skins fans had all but forgotten how a winning season felt like. However, Vince died of cancer on the eve of the 1970 season and Assistant coach Bill Austin as the interim head coach was ill prepared to pick up the ball and run with it. When Washington finished that season at 6–8. ex L.A. Rams head coach George Allen stepped into the leadership vacuum and the rest is Redskins history.

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