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Although the season lies ahead, many of the big stories of Pro Football '76 are already behind us. So, for those who may have missed them, they are re-created here as accurately as possible:
NEW YORK—Larry Csonka, who twice led the Miami Dolphins to Super Bowl glory and once led the World Football League to dissolution, signed a contract today with the New Jersey Dwarfs. Terms of the contract were not revealed but it is known that Csonka has agreed to carry the ball at least 12 times during the 1976 season. In exchange, Csonka has reportedly received from the Dwarfs:
1. $4 million spread over the next six months.
SAN FRANCISCO—Columnist Herb Caen, speaking for the City by the Bay, said it was unfortunate that San Francisco had to give up the Golden Gate Bridge and Union Square but it may have been worth it to obtain Quarterback Jim Plunkett for the 49ers. Plunkett said his five years' experience without pass receivers in New England would prove invaluable to him in his new role.
"All I have to do is learn what a 60 Basic Split Post is," he said.