But what if there were a player on the team who never scored a point? Wouldn't he be considered of no value? What if he played 15 years in the NFL, four years in college, and four years in high school - 23 years of football - yet never scored a touch down or made a point? This man would have to be a failure, wouldn't he? After all, this man played in 245 games without ever scoring a point for his team.
Why start a man that can’t score? Well, let me list a few reasons.
- He made 1,032 tackles,
- He blocked 86 passes,
- He recovered 19 fumbles,
- He made 3 interceptions.
Being part of a team is about working together for a common goal. Teamwork is about commitment, sacrifice, discipline, and unity in vision. This doesn't happen by accident. A team achieves these qualities as it prepares and works together for a common goal. That is what led the Dallas Cowboys to have such a successful run during Ed "Too Tall" Jones' career.
I just believe that all of us can learn a lesson or two from Ed "To Tall" Jones about being a team player.
Just a Thought!