How does Dungy's connection to Indy rate?

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by NewsGrabber, Jan 12, 2009.

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  1. NewsGrabber

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    <em>Posted by's Paul Kuharsky</em> <table border="0" align="right"> <tr> <td> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="300" bgcolor="#c0c0c0"> <tr> <td> <table border="0" cellspacing="1" width="100%"> <tr> <td colspan="3" bgcolor="#000000"> <div align="center"><font face="Verdana" size="1" color="#ffffff"><strong>Highest winning percentage with one team</strong></font><br /> <font face="Verdana" size="1" color="#ffffff"><strong>(Min. 50 games)</strong></font></div> <p><font face="Verdana" size="1" color="#ffffff"> </font></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">George Seifert</font></td> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">49ers</font></td> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">.766</font></td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">John Madden</font></td> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">Raiders</font></td> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">.759</font></td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#e6e6e6"><font face="Verdana" size="1">Tony Dungy</font></td> <td bgcolor="#e6e6e6"><font face="Verdana" size="1">Colts</font></td> <td bgcolor="#e6e6e6"><font face="Verdana" size="1">.759 *</font></td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">Don Shula</font></td> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">Colts</font></td> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">.755</font></td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">Vince Lombardi</font></td> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">Packers</font></td> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><font face="Verdana" size="1">.754</font></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="3" bgcolor="#000000"><font face="Verdana" size="1" color="#ffffff"><strong>* 85-27 in 7 seasons</strong></font></td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <p>Tony Dungy's place on several significant lists gives a real sense of his place in league history.</p> <p>He won at a higher percentage with Indianapolis (.759) than Vince Lombardi did in Green Bay (.754). He won more games in his first seven seasons in Indianapolis (85) than Bill Belichick did in New England (75) or than Joe Gibbs did in Washington (74).</p> <p>During his farewell press conference, he said that while he will live in Tampa, he will spend plenty of time in the city for which he won a Super Bowl, searching for the right word and stabbing at "Indianapolisite" before embracing "Hoosier."</p> <p>Which leads me to ask for your thoughts on Dungy.</p> <p>How do those who live in Indianapolis or Indiana frame Dungy in terms of how much he is identified with your city and/or state?</p> <p>I invite you to share your thoughts about that link and how you expect it will compare in time to other coaches of his era and the places where they spent the best years of their careers.</p> <p>I'll do my best to sift through your responses and highlight some in the coming days.</p>

  2. GoT

    GoT Strength and Honor Tip Jar Donor

    no thanks. How about more stuff about Schwartz's lack of aggressive playcalling against a rookie QB in the POs. You actually saved me the pain of rewatching that debacle. Cause I was gonna watch it just for that info. So again thanks and good luck to Schwartz in all his interview(s)


    You can do it Jimbo!
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