Allen a teacher, a winner
George Allen's legacy will live on as a member of the Hall of Fame.
If football was George Allen's life, winning was his sustenance.
"Every time you lose, you die inside," Allen once said, "and every time you win, you're reborn."
Allen, who died of pneumonia in 1990 at the age of 72, won enough to make one think he might live forever. He's the only NFL coach with 10 or more years experience never to have a losing season, finishing with a 116-47-5 record in 12 seasons with the L.A. Rams and Washington Redskins. Years later, he even made a winner out ...
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