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Day: November 3, 2018

Scotty Stevenson: Passing of Dr Z adds extra motivation for Eagles in Chicago

Scotty Stevenson: Passing of Dr Z adds extra motivation for Eagles in Chicago

Motivation
02 November, 8:38pmThe death of Dr Z adds extra motivation for six of the Eagles as they prepare to take on the Maori All Blacks at Soldier Field. One by one they have gone, and today the last of them took his final breath. Paul Zimmerman, known to anyone who ever took a passing interest in the NFL as Dr Z, has died. He was 86, and had lived with aphasia for the past decade. What a cruel fate to befall a man whose thoughts once danced off the page and rolled so mellifluously off the tongue. Silence. He was the Grand Daddy of the now ubiquitous power rankings, a Sports Illustrated staple, a best-selling author, a pundit who didn’t so much mince his words as pulverise them. His take on any given week could run a course from soulful nostalgia to stone cold assassination. He was a ma...