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the King's Corner
Peter King
December 04, 2000
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December 04, 2000

The King's Corner

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Match Game
Inside the locker of which NFL player?

Ten pairs of practice and game shoes; the books Winning Every Day by Lou Holtz and Roads: Driving America's Great Highways by Larry McMurtry; a 1999 Notre Dame football media guide; one National Geographic ("for the John," the player says); a silver cross; a broken rosary; a wide strip of adhesive tape on which he keeps track of the kangaroo court fines of his teammates; his team's schedule magnets for every season since 1993; a framed, autographed photo of childhood hero Norm Bulaich, the former Colts, Eagles and Dolphins running back.

A. Chiefs center Tim Grunhard
B. Giants tackle Luke Petitgout
C. Steelers running back Jerome Bertis

Answer: Grunhard

The Last Word

"A high school team has more base offensive plays than we do. We used to dog the hell out of [Mike] Shula, but I'll be the first one to tell you I miss him."
—BUGS DEFENSIVE TACKLE WARREN SAPP, criticizing the conservative game plans of offensive coordinator Les Steckel, who replaced Shula this season

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