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NOT JUST FOR KICKS AS THE LEAGUE GETS READY TO TEE THE BALL UP FOR A 77TH SEASON, A LOOK BACK AT 1995 SHOWS HOW OFTEN GAMES CAN TAKE A DECISIVE TURN ON THE PLAY OF SPECIAL TEAMS

Sept. 02, 1996
Sept. 02, 1996

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NOT JUST FOR KICKS AS THE LEAGUE GETS READY TO TEE THE BALL UP FOR A 77TH SEASON, A LOOK BACK AT 1995 SHOWS HOW OFTEN GAMES CAN TAKE A DECISIVE TURN ON THE PLAY OF SPECIAL TEAMS

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COLOR PHOTO: BRAD MANGIN Charger Andre Coleman knows a returner is only as good as the wedge leading him upfield.COLOR PHOTO: BILL FRAKES Last resort: Bucs kicker Michael Husted (5) was ready to pounce on the Redskins' Brian Mitchell.COLOR PHOTO: LOU CAPOZZOLA Eagle Kelvin Martin came up empty-handed while trying to field this punt by the Giants.COLOR PHOTO: GEORGE TIEDEMANN Steelers punt cover man Yancey Thigpen tipped the ball, hoping to pin a foe on its own goal line.COLOR PHOTO: BRAD MANGIN Tim McDonald (46) of the 49ers snuffed this field goal try by the Pack's Chris Jacke.