49ers era was Rice era
"Some of my vivid images of Jerry Rice are him working out at the Pro Bowl. Here you are, after he wins the Super Bowl, he's played in front of 500 million people. Less than a week later, he's out there running wind sprints to play in what is our only exhibition game," says NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.
Gaudy statistics drew pro scouts to Jerry Rice when he played for obscure Mississippi Valley State. His pass-catching skills sold them on ...
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