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PASSING FANCY

In the majority of football games, namely college and professional, it's obvious that close games are usually won by passes -- short, long and the "Hail Mary." Why then aren't offensive coaches using more passing plays during the entire game? This would free up the backfield players of worrying about intricate running plays.

If I was a coach I would recruit tall, agile quarterbacks and good pass receivers. A good passing team can beat a good running team anytime. Why not incorporate the two-minute passing drill into the entire game? Passing is the name of the game.
CLYDE WETZEL
Amherst

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