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December 16, 1991
QuarterbacksIt is not the quarterbacks who are the problem in the NFL (A Wing and a Prayer, Nov. 04), it is the unimaginative coaches who are holding down scoring and the number of big plays. Something is wrong with a league that doesn't have room for a crowd-pleasing talent like Doug Flutie. Then he goes to Canada and breaks passing records. Who cares if his throws don't have a perfect spiral?
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December 16, 1991

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? Johnson, Augmon and Anthony decided to wear the number in tribute to UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian, who has announced that this will be his last season with the Runnin' Rebels. The three players had heard that when Tarkanian played guard for Fresno State from 1953 to '55, he wore number 2. Tarkanian confirms that he used to wear that numeral, but says he wore others, too, which explains the photo above. "I was only a second string player," says Tark. "So on any given day they'd give me whatever number was available."—ED.

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