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Gibbs fighting against time

Joe Gibbs admits his return to the league was more difficult than he imagined, but he has not lost belief in himself.

Originally Published: September 18, 2005
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

Joe Gibbs' Hall of Fame legacy was secure. As the head coach of the Washington Redskins during 1981-92, he posted a record of 140-65 and won three Super Bowls.

When he decided to try a radically different venue -- NASCAR -- people thought he had lost his formidable edge. This seemed to be confirmed in 1992 when Dale Jarrett started 35th in Joe Gibbs Racing's first race and finished 36th; eventually, he finished 19th in the season-ending standings.

A year later, however, Jarrett won the ...

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