Buddy Ryan and the 46 defense

An excerpt from Ron Jaworski's new book, "The Games That Changed the Game"

Updated: September 1, 2010, 5:48 PM ET
By Ron Jaworski | ESPN.com

Editor's Note: The following is the first in a series of excerpts from Ron Jaworski's book, "The Games That Changed the Game: The Evolution of the NFL in Seven Sundays."

I remember, during one game in which I was playing quarterback for Buddy Ryan's Philadelphia Eagles, coming to the sideline to get the next play from offensive coordinator Ted Plumb. In the middle of our conversation, Buddy stuck his head in and screamed, "Run the G--damn ball!" I asked him what he wanted, a "power-O" ...

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