La vida de michel irwin

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Irvin was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys with the 11th selection in the first round of the 1988 NFL Draft. He was the last first-round draft pick made by the Cowboys under the leadership of long-timegeneral manager Tex Schramm, player personnel director Gil Brandt, and coach Tom Landry (Schramm prediced that Irvin would accellerate the Cowboys' "return to the living"). Irvin became the firstrookie receiver in Cowboys' history to start a game in 20 years, in which he caught his first touchdown the same game. Also as a rookie, Irvin caught 3 touchdown passes in the Cowboys' win overWashington, one of only 3 wins that season and the final win of Tom Landry's career. He finished his rookie season with a 20.4 yards per catch average, which led the NFC.

The Cowboys misfortunes continuedthe following year as they finished with a 1–15 record, the worst in franchise history, while injuries limited Irvin to only six games. But under the strength of new players such as Jay Novacek, TroyAikman, and Emmitt Smith, the team began to improve. They finished the 1990 season 7–9, and then recorded an 11–5 record in 1991. Irvin was a major reason for their playoff season of 1991, finishingwith 93 receptions, an NFL-best 1,523 yards, and 8 touchdowns. He made the All-Pro team that year and was selected to the first of five consecutive pro bowls.

From 1991 through 1998, Irvin recorded1,000-yard seasons in all but one year, racking up an impressive 10,265 yards over an 8-year span. Along the way, the Cowboys made four straight appearances in the NFC Championship Game (1992–1995) andcaptured three Super Bowl titles with back-to-back wins over the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVII and Super Bowl XXVIII, and the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XXX. His best season was in 1995,when he set Dallas records for receptions (111) and receiving yards (1,603), while also scoring 10 touchdowns and setting an NFL record with 11 games with over 100 yards receiving. He added seven...
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