Don’t They Know?
by Steve Zolotow | Published: Jul 11, 2012
I was talking with long time friend and steady winning player Neal Einfeld about some young player who had been on an incredible winner two years ago, and was now broke and trying to get staked. Neal’s comment was, “didn’t he know he’d won the game?” Imagine a Super Bowl game which develops into an explosive offensive struggle. One of the teams has been forced to use its backup quarterback for nearly the whole game. This virtually unknown player has produced a superstar performance. Late in the game, he has just driven his team the length of the field to go ahead by 4. He has nearly set the record for yards passing (he is five short) and points scored (he is 4 short) in a Super Bowl. The other team takes over on their own 20 yard line with less than a minute to go, and immediately fumbles. He ...
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