Jim Harbaugh, 1998
Would-be Ravens savior completed 33 of 47 passes for 320 yards in 4-0 August, then led club to lofty 6-10 mark.
Emmitt Smith, 1993
Super Bowl champ Cowboys went 1-3-1 as Smith held out for entire preseason. In regular season Smith carried for NFL-best 1,486 yards and won MVP; Dallas repeated on Super Sunday.
With suspect defense allowing 112 yards rushing per game, Washington won just once in preseason. Skins then went 14-2 with league's No. 3 D on way to Super Bowl title.
Jerry Glanville, 1990
Man in Black joined Falcons with splash as they had their first 4-0 preseason; when games counted, went 5-11.