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Simply put: 'Coach Joe' got it

Joe Avezzano never took himself too seriously, had fun and was coach to the end

Updated: April 5, 2012, 11:10 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

My tenure as a Dallas Cowboys beat writer, which began in the summer of 1995, was only about two weeks old. Maybe three.

In other words, I didn't know what I didn't know.

But after listening to many of my colleagues, as well as friends and some sports-talk radio chatter, I decided to ask the coach with the thick shock of white hair and the distinctive, husky voice a simple question following the Cowboys' afternoon practice.

After Joe Avezzano delivered some final instructions ...

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