Buddy Ryan, the coach known for his defensive schemes, helped kick open a door on offense that he doesn’t get enough credit for today. Crafting a legendary defense is impressive, but clearing the path for Randall Cunningham to become not only a starting quarterback, but a star, was downright groundbreaking.  

Buddy style was unique, and according to Randall Cunningham, he would do the Shock Treatment, meaning he would throw you off by saying YES to something. Listen below, it’s a great story. 

Giving Cunningham the green-light to let loose was fantastic, and pretty cool of him to let Randall hit up the party. Buddy Ryan was a genius.