Yearning For The Days Of Roger Staubach In Big D

Cold, Hard Football Facts for Dec 16, 2013



Roger Dodger

On this date in 1979, Roger Staubach played his final game with the Dallas Cowboys. In our definitive list of the top 10 quarterbacks of all time, we rated Staubach No. 7. 

The original Captain America is a far cry from the man under center in Big D today, Tony Romo.

Also on this date: the 1972 Miami Dolphins cap off their perfect regular season at 14-0. 

And O.J. Simpson became the first player in NFL history to rush for 2,000 yards in a season, on this date in 1973. Two decades later, he would become synonymous with white Broncos and murder.








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