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Smith, Dungy will make this a classy Super Bowl

Thanks to good friends Lovie Smith and Tony Dungy, expect a classy matchup in Super Bowl XLI, John Clayton writes.

Updated: January 22, 2007, 8:09 AM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- On the Friday evening before the start of the AFC playoffs, Bears coach Lovie Smith had dinner in Indianapolis with his close friends, Tony Dungy and Herman Edwards, before the two squared off for their first-round playoff game between the Colts and Chiefs.

His Bears in a bye week, Smith sensed history. The three African-American coaches, devoted Christians and family men, were striving for the Super Bowl. Smith and Edwards learned NFL coaching from Dungy, their ...

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