"We get a much better report on a player this way," says Tex Schramm of the Cowboys. "We get three reports instead of one. We don't make as many mistakes on players."
Despite rising costs, no team in the NFL will fail to make money in 1964, and some teams in the AFL probably will be in the black for the first time. And 1964 may be the last year that any pro football team loses money, because the TV contract insures a profit for every AFL club.
Prosperity aside, 1964 looks to be a thrilling season in both leagues. Several clubs have improved prospects and are going to surprise fans across the country—see following pages, if you please.