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For Those Cowboy Historians Out There

Discussion in 'History Zone' started by gbrittain, Oct 8, 2005.

  1. gbrittain

    gbrittain Well-Known Member

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    Can someone refresh my memory why the Cowboys played the Tampa Bay Buccaneers twice in a period of three weeks?

    We played them the 5th and 7th weeks of the 1990 season. We beat them both times 14-10 and 17-13.

    I remember this, but I do not remember why it was that the NFL did that.

    Can someone help me on this?
  2. sonnyboy

    sonnyboy Benched

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    At that time last place teams played the other two last place teams in thier conference twice. The fact that it was in a span of three weeks was just a coincidence.
  3. gbrittain

    gbrittain Well-Known Member

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    You are the man sonnyboy. Thank You. :bow:
  4. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    The 14-10 contest was Emmitt's first 100yd game. I remember Irvin won the other game with a late TD.
  5. lurkercowboy

    lurkercowboy Well-Known Member

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    I listened to both games on the radio sitting on my porch. During one of them, a guy running for county sheriff came by to try and win my vote. He sat there and talked for about 30 minutes about why he would make a good sheriff and all I wanted to do was listen to the game.

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