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BALTIMORE LOWERS THE BOOM
Tex Maule
January 06, 1969
By flattening pro football's best runner and operating their own impeccable offense with ease, the Colts won the NFL championship, whitewashing Cleveland 34-0.
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January 06, 1969

Baltimore Lowers The Boom

By flattening pro football's best runner and operating their own impeccable offense with ease, the Colts won the NFL championship, whitewashing Cleveland 34-0.

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"Who do you cover on the Jets?" someone asked Lyles, who looked up in surprise.

"The Jets? I haven't the vaguest," he said. "I haven't thought about the Jets. This was the game I thought about. This was the one that got rid of all the frustration. This was it."

Lyles will get George Sauer, which will be no bargain for Sauer. The Colts are no bargain for anyone. After their years of near misses, they may still have some frustration to work out.

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