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Paul Zimmerman

All Paul Zimmerman Stories

Dec. 19, 1983

The 'Boys Lost Poise

The Redskins ran away from Dallas 31-10 as the Cowboys unexpectedly came unglued

Jan. 16, 1984

The 49ers Got Skinned

San Francisco's fourth-quarter heroics went for naught as the Redskins won 24-21 with more than a little help from some dubious penalties

Jan. 30, 1984

A Runaway For The Raiders

Playing an old-fashioned man-to-man brand of football, Los Angeles beat Washington 38-9 in the Super Bowl

Nov. 14, 1983

The Class of Their Class

Eric Dickerson, Curt Warner and Dan Marino are the cream of the NFL's deepest crop of rookies ever

Jan. 18, 1982

Off On The Wrong Foot

...but right on target was 49er Joe Montana as he took aim at the NFC title

July 30, 1984

A Rose by Any Other Name

Steeler linebacker Jack Lambert is not known as a sweetie, but he sure knows the sweet smell of success

March 07, 1983

A New Round of Star Wars?

By signing Heisman Trophy Winner Herschel Walker to an out-of-this-world contract, the U.S. Football League put a lot more kick into its debut this week

Dec. 12, 1983

Pete, The Way They Play Today Stinks

The author and Ray Nitschke offer the same message to Pete Rozelle: The NFL just ain't what it used to be

Nov. 12, 1984

Dr. Z's Rx to Revive the NFL

Pro football is hurting, but it needn't be. The author names the ills and prescribes some remedies

Aug. 16, 1982

He Can Run, But He Can't Hide

The Bears' Walter Payton has trained prodigiously for the new season, but will probably take the same old pounding

Sept. 27, 1982

Until We Meet Again (If We Do)

The Steelers beat the Bengals in overtime but feared that a strike might mean a dead end to their auspicious start

Sept. 10, 1984

Did He Pass? Did He Ever. Give Him an 'A'

The Dolphins' Dan Marino nearly got the max in the NFL quarterback ratings during a 35-17 rout of the Redskins

Dec. 21, 1981

Armed For The Playoffs

Under scholarly Bill Walsh, the 49ers have been a quick study in winning

Jan. 28, 1980

They Were Just Too Much

The scrappy Rams had 'em on the ropes in Super Bowl XIV, but the Steelers' old pros prevailed once again

Aug. 03, 1981

John Hannah Doesn't Fiddle Around

At least not on the football field, where, says the author, his brains, brawn and speed have made him the top offensive lineman in NFL history

Feb. 02, 1981

This Was the Time for One Good Man

Given all the time in the world to throw, Jim Plunkett formidably came to the aid of his team, passing for three touchdowns as the Oakland Raiders routed the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XV

Dec. 11, 1995

TERRY CREWS

LAST DECEMBER, when Redskin defensive end Terry Crews called toask NFL Properties if it would be interested in granting him alicense to ...

Sept. 02, 1996

NFC CENTRAL

Yes, I'm running with the herd and picking the Green Bay Packersto represent the NFC in Super Bowl XXXI, and probably for thesame reason ...