Look and See: Run Oakland Raiders, Run!

April 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While shopping at a large grocery store, I saw a children's book titled "Dick and Jane."
It reminded me of a primary reader in the early years. It also reminded me of the basic qualities that some of the senior Oakland Raiders had during their best years in the NFL.
The children's book was called "Look and See, Dick and Jane."
Redundant is what I believed the title to be. For many years, I thought about "looking and seeing." Are they the same? I think not.
When we look, we often turn the eyes toward something. It is obvious which way we will move just by the direction we move our eyes.
Now, consider this action on the football field. If a player is going to "juke" to the left, he may turn his eyes to the left. But a smarter player may shift his eyes to the right or firmly look straight ahead, then move so many degrees, at a certain angle, to trick his opponent.
My friend, the senior Oakland Raider, was excellent at "cut and juke."
Even at 67...

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