I've been waiting for this to air, since it was announced after last Wednesday's
episode. Under two hours to wait ... it should be an very interesting show.
Originally posted by Ronnie49Lott:
The other owners didn't want to spend their own money to compete with Eddie so they had the "league" institute the salary cap.
The "Eddie D" Niners - excuse the expression - were Plug and Play. If and when a Key Cog on the offensive, or defensive side of the
ball went down to injury ... the next player up, was usually of starter (or near starter) caliber. Player were willing to come to SF, make
damn near starter money, and be assured of making the Play-offs, season after season. The team/bench, was deep and strong.
First team to use non commercial airlines (had their own) while traveling to and from games ... the training facility (then) was State of
The Art. The perks afforded to players, and their families, was second to none. Even those of us in the Press Corps, were treated very
The pre-game meal served, was a notch above that of other franchises ... and in general, the Game Day information (stats and updates),
team Media Guide, and the promotional give-a-ways always wowed visiting teams administrative and Media personnel.
Yes, "Eddie D", was The Man !
[ Edited by FlayvaMeister on Oct 24, 2012 at 5:21 PM ]