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AWWW C'MON, RAY, THE GIANTS WON! GIVE US A SMILE
Paul Zimmerman
October 15, 1979
After five tries he finally got a win, but it was hardly a laugher for new New York Coach Ray Perkins
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October 15, 1979

Awww C'mon, Ray, The Giants Won! Give Us A Smile

After five tries he finally got a win, but it was hardly a laugher for new New York Coach Ray Perkins

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"They dropped passes on him," he said. (There were, in fact, seven drops by Tampa Bay.) "I'm not sure I wouldn't have dropped some, too, the way those guys were getting hit out there."

Once a reporter had asked Bryant to evaluate Perkins as a player, and the Bear had smiled much the same way Perkins did on Sunday. "He wasn't big, 170 or so," Bryant had said, "but he wasn't bashful about hitting somebody. He didn't come from Peaceful Valley."

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