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There have been some really great pro football Thanksgiving Day games throughout the course of pro football history during the 1970s. This episode of Pro Football in the 1970s will revisit one of those great Turkey Day contests for football historians and just your casual fans alike. It is usually referred to as the greatest Thanksgiving Day game in pro football history. On November 28, 1974, the Dallas Cowboys would play their division rivals, the Washington Redskins, at Texas Stadium. Both teams were still alive for a possible playoff berth, but only one of them would actually go to the playoffs. The Cowboys had been experiencing their worst year in the past nine years, as they entered this Thanksgiving Day game with a dismal (for them) 6-5 record.......
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PIgskin Past is a podcast dedicated to teaching fans about the history of the NFL during the 1970s, a time when the host (Joe Zagorski) grew up as a rabid fan of the game. Joe is also an author of multiple NFL books. See Joe's books below.