Buddy Ryan's "Polish Goal Line" Defense Was Against The Rules, And That Was The Point

This diagram is supposed to be from the Houston Oilers' playbook in 1993, the one season Buddy Ryan spent as the team's defensive coordinator. It depicts a special goal-line formation Ryan designed for the end of the half or the end of the game—situations in which there were "less than 15 seconds," in Ryan's words,… »10/19/11 4:55pm10/19/11 4:55pm