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Schramm helped build Cowboys into dynasty

Updated: July 16, 2003, 1:45 PM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- With Tex Schramm calling the shots, the Dallas Cowboys went from expansion team to Super Bowl team to "America's Team."

And, all the while, Schramm was doing just as much to turn the NFL into America's game.

Schramm was a pioneer for both his team and his league. Although Schramm died Tuesday at age 83, his legacy will continue as long as pro football is played.

"He was a remarkable person, a remarkable figure in the history of pro football," said Kansas City Chiefs ...

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