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' Eloquence Inspires Players: Eagles' Meeting Brought Upset Win Over Cowboys, Game Ball to Kuharich ! 1 · 1 man. Leading 14-0 the Eagles pulled By RUSS GREEN PHILADELPHIA (UPI) The The Philadelphia Eagles gave'off the short kickoff perfectly, Coach Joe Kuharich the game i and it led to the third touch-' ball, wonder of wonders. down when Ron Medved re-, It It seems like Papa Joe gath- covered on the Cowboys 46 ' ered his club together at a se-Later, Medved was to i o n cret rendezvous for a secret [interception with 1:13 left in the meeting during the past week, game which ended Dallas' and they roused to a 21-14 upset hopes to salvage a tie. over the Dallas Cowboys with Coach Tom Landry hadn't | to a quick-start-dogged finish Sun-:known of the Kuharich boni, CJU l rter ' (jgy ; mots but he sa j d he had warn "|lb Barry Eisentrout in the What Joe said is top secret,'ed his Cowboys a rough ;an _ d but it must have been im- was ahead, pressive. Here was a ball c l u b j "I told them that rocked by two straight losses,.whipped as badly as the Eagles rocked by ball players critical|were by the Cardinals the of fellow ball players, rocked' before were certain to come by tricky doings in the front oi- fice the past 10 days. His talk was so secret, the players were warned not to tell iheir wives, which might have left it a secret no longer. Even tight end Mike Ditka, back fired up," Landry said with a wry face. ''When they came in between halves I had to say 'I told you so'." "We had a lot of chances in the second half to win. We played real well defensively i who refuses to be awed by any-K the Eagles were shutout) thing on two, or even lour legs, I offensively. We have to admitted it was the finest foot-(with Craig Morton. He's still ball speech he ever heard. I inexperienced quarterback with 1 Dramatic Speech 'only three s t a r t i n g assign- Kuharich never has been ac-iments." cused by interviewers of match-1 Landry said he wouldn't ing Winston Churchill in phrase-1 a chance on playing first ology, but it was whispered quarterback Don Meredith, re- 1 Joe's eloquence was dramatic, cupcrating from rib injuries) the gist of it being that the Dallas encounter was a "must game." Some of it must have rubbed off, for the Eagles went out and and pneumonia, even after he described as the Cowboys', "flat first half." i "There are seven games left 1 ' for Meredith. I'll_. . play him for chewed up Dallas in the tirstisure, next week," Landry said. half, rolling to a 21 - 0 scoic Bob Hayes, the Cowboys' against the league's .second world's fastest human who took' toughest defense before t h e ! a Morion pass G4 yards for amazed Cowboys could come second half touchdown by break-.' which ing tackles of Harold Wells and back with a touchdown left it 21-7 at the half. During the first half (he Eagles Eagles rang up 263 of the 341 yards they gained during the Aaron Martin and speeding Joe Scarpati, explained his new concept: "They don't throw me deep game. Tom Woodeshick ran for!anymore," Hayes who caught 82, including a one-yard touch-j six for 13] yards said, "and down burst and Izzy Lang ran'happy. I'll take the short 10 for 53, including a 17 yard Tl) yards and then if I see bolt. Norm Sncad passed lor L " " · - 3 3 ft in? yards, one a three-yard touchdown pass to Gary Jiall- short ones.' ^ -- ,-.,, ....v. biii-.ii i t a o*-V« M CIV II It 11 ^ bolt through. They're playing me loo far back. I'll take the

Clipped from The Weekly Courier30 Oct 1967, MonPage 6

The Weekly Courier (Connellsville, Pennsylvania)30 Oct 1967, MonPage 6
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