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The Splash Zone 6/30/20: Bill Arnsparger Wins Prestigious Award

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Bill Arnsparger, Defensive Coordinator of the Miami Dolphins, speaks with Nick Buoniconti, LineBacker, during an NFL Football game against the Baltimore Colts, December 16, 1972. Photo by Ross Lewis/Getty Images

Bill Arnsparger was the Dolphins defensive coordinator for the undefeated 1972 season and is widely regarded as one of the top defensive coaches in history. The architect of the Dolphins “no-name” defense has been awarded the Pro Football Writers’ Dr. Z award, which is an annual award for lifetime achievement as an assistant coach in the NFL.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day’s round-up below.

Former Miami Dolphins assistant Arnsparger wins prestigious award | Miami Herald
Former Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Bill Arnsparger is one of the winners of the Pro Football Writers’ Dr. Z award given for lifetime achievement in the NFL. Longtime NFL coach Romeo Crennel also was recognized.


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