The task seemed simple enough. á Catch the ball, and run towards the end zone. It's something that kickoff and punt returners do every week in this league. Yet for a young Chicago Bear named Jeff Fisher, it proved to be the beginning of the end one fall day. áHe was met by a Philadelphia Eagle named Bill Cowher, who broke his leg on a tackle, and he never played another game of significance again. á Of course, we know how it all ended up. áBoth went on to head coaching glory after hanging up their cleats in 1985. á But now, over a quarter of a century later, Fisher yet again finds himself in dire straits when it comes to special teams play. á After two costly turnovers in the return game led to fourteen points from the New York Jets last Sunday, many are questioning the decision maki ...
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