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This Day in Cowboys History

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  1. fgoodwin

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    Fuller is correct; Mike Tomczak finished the game at QB for the Bears; Otis Wilson knocked out Danny.
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    Nov 19: Acquired: Tony Liscio from Chargers (1971); Media: Sports Illustrated reviews "North Dallas 40" (1973); Retired: Thomas Henderson (1979); Waived: Shaun Suisham (2005); Signed: Billy Cundiff (2005)

    Trivia: (1) Liscio was traded to the Chargers before the 1971 season; who did the Cowboys get for Liscio?

    (2) When the Cowboys re-signed Liscio on this day in 1971, he had been retired for several months -- why did the Cowboys sign Liscio out of retirement?

    (3) There was only one season in which Liscio started all 14 games -- which season was it?
  3. fgoodwin

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    Nov 20 - Signed: John Warren (1984); Media: Russell Maryland on cover of Sports Illustrated (1995); Claimed off waivers: Darnell Alford (2002);

    Birthdays: Tashard Choice (RB: 2008-11, b. 1984), Gene Cronin (LB: 1960, b. 1933), Joey Galloway (WR: 2000-03, b. 1971)

    Trivia: The Cowboys gave up two first round draft picks for Galloway; who did the Seahawks take with those picks?
  4. fgoodwin

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    Nov 21 - Signed: Johnny Mitchell (1996), Jamal Brooks (2003); Waived: Adrian Murrell (2003), Keylon Kincade (2006); Honors: Tom Randall inducted into his high school HOF (2011);

    Birthdays: Troy Aikman (QB: 1989-00, b. 1965), Thomas Everett (DB: 1992-93, b. 1964), Michael Hamlin (DB: 2009-10, b. 1985), Alan Lowry (Assistant coach: 1982-90, b. 1950)

    Trivia: (1) Who were the nine backups that played behind Aikman? (2) Who were the eight spares that started between Aikman and Romo?
  5. Diogenes

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    1) Babe Laufenberg
    2) Steve Walsh
    3) Rodney Peete
    4) Steve Burlein
    5) Jason Garrett
    6) Bernie Kosar
    7) Wade Wilson
    8) Randall Cunningham
    9) Anthony Wright
    10) Mike Quinn
    11) Clint Stoerner
  6. rocboy22

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    shaun alexander and they traded the other one for more picks
  7. Diogenes

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    1) Anthony Wright
    2) Ryan Leaf
    3) Vinny Tesdaverde
    4) Drew Bledsoe
    5) Quincy Carter
    6) Chad Hutchinson
    7) Drew Henson
    8) Clint Stoerner?
  8. fgoodwin

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    Nine backups: Steve Walsh 1989-90, Babe Laufenberg 1989-90, Steve Beuerlein 1991-92, Bernie Kosar 1993, Jason Garrett 1993-99, Rodney Peete 1994, Wade Wilson 1995-97, Mike Quinn 1998-99, Randall Cunningham 2000
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    Eight starters: Anthony Wright 2000-01, Clint Stoerner 2000-02, Quincy Carter 2001-03, Ryan Leaf 2001, Chad Hutchinson 2002-03, Vinny Testaverde 2004, Drew Henson 2004-05, Drew Bledsoe 2005-06
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    Nov 22 - Activated from practice squad: Scott Ankrom (1989); Released: Darryl Clack (1989); Signed: Johnny Mitchell (1996), Craig Page (2000); Birthdays: Keith Adams (LB: 2001-02, b. 1979), Tyrone Crawford (DE: 2012, b. 1989),

    Steve DeOssie (LB: 1984-88, b. 1962), Darryl Hardy (LB: 1995, 97; b. 1968), Don McIlhenny (HB: 1960-61, b. 1934), Ryan Neufeld (TE: 1999, b. 1975), Mike Zentic (C: 1987, b. 1963); Deaths: Guy Reese (2010)

    Trivia: DeOssie was traded to the Giants after he got into a shouting match; who was he arguing with and what was the argument about?
  11. fgoodwin

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    Nov 23 - Honors: Bob Lilly is the first Cowboy inducted into the Ring of Honor (1975); Signed: Craig Page (2000), Cletis Gordon (2009); Activated from practice squad: Sean Ryan (2005);

    Waived: Allen Rossum (2009); Birthdays: Mike Lucky (TE: 1999-02, b. 1975), Tony Parrish (DB: 2006, b. 1975), Scott Shanle (LB: 2003-05, b. 1979); Deaths: George Peoples (2003)

    Trivia: (1) Long before he joined the Ring of Honor and Hall of Fame, Lilly was a very good high school football player. Although a Texas native, Lilly made the high school all-state team in another state -- which state was it?

    (2) What nickname did his fellow Cowboy players give him? (And no, it wasn't "Mr. Cowboy", which is a nickname he never liked)
  12. fgoodwin

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    Nov 24 - Released: Tony Curtis (2006); Claimed off waivers: Joe Berger from Dolphins 2006); Signed to practice squad: Andrew Sendejo (2010);

    Milestones: Cowboys beat Dolphins 20-19 (2011); Birthdays: Lemanski Hall (LB: 1999, b. 1970), John Nix (DT: 2001-02, b. 1976), Tom Stincic (LB: 1969-71, b. 1946)

    Trivia: (1) Tom Stincic finished his career with the Saints; that trade indirectly led to a player joining the Cowboys who had a significant impact on the team's success in the 70s -- who was that player?

    (2) On this day in 2011, Dan Bailey made his 26th consecutive FG, putting him in a tie for second place on Dallas' all-time list. Who was he tied with?

    (3) Jason Witten "tackled" a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader during the Miami game -- who was the DCC he brought down?
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    Nov 25 - Milestones: Cowboys defeat Browns, 31-14 (1982), Dolphins defeat Cowboys, 16-14 (1993); Media: Danny White on cover of Sports Illustrated (1985);

    Birthdays: Quincy Butler (DB: 2006, 2008; b. 1981), Bernie Kosar (QB: 1993, b. 1963), Steve Octavien (LB: 2008-09, b. 1984), Texie Waterman (DCC choreographer: 1972-83; b. 1931); Deaths: Buzz Guy (2010)

    Triva: (1) On this day 30 years ago, Hanford Dixon and a Dallas Cowboy knocked down a DCC -- who was the cheerleader and which Cowboy knocked her down?

    (2) On this day in 1993, the Dolphins get a second chance at winning the game, which they did. Who was the Dolphin who recovered the ball after Leon Lett touched it?
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    Nov 26 - Signed: Tra Battle (2008); Milestones: Cowboys beat the Packers 16-3 (1970), Cowboys beat the Giants 30-3 (1992), Cowboys beat the Raiders 24-7 (2009)

    Trivia: (1) What was the significance of the 1970 win over the Packers? (2) After the 1992 win over the Giants, Nate Newton apologized to America -- why? (3) One of the Raider starters in the 2009 game was a former Cowboy -- who was he?
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    Nov 27 - Drafted: John Niland (1st rd), Willie Townes (2nd rd), Walt Garrison (5th rd), Les Shy & Craig Baynham (12th rd) (1965); Claimed off waivers: Syd Kitson (1984);

    Waived: John Warren (1984), Ethan Brooks (2005), Remi Ayodele & Mike Vanderjagt (2006); Signed: Michael Barrow & Marcus Price (2005), Martin Gramatica (2006); Signed to practice squad: Tony Curtis (2006);

    Birthdays: Larry Allen (OL: 1994-05, b. 1971), Thornton Chandler (TE: 1986-89, b. 1963), Martin Gramatica (K: 2006, b. 1975), Duriel Harris (WR: 1984, b. 1954), Kyle Kosier (G: 2006-11, b. 1978), Ray Sherman (Assistant coach: 2007-10, b. 1951)

    Trivia: Drafted as an offensive lineman, Larry Allen played an additional position the first few games of his rookie year -- what extra position did he play?
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    Nov 28 - Drafted: Craig Morton (1st rd), Malcolm Walker (2nd rd), Russell Wayt (8th rd), Jethro Pugh (11th rd), Gary Porterfield (14th rd), Mitch Johnson (17th rd) (1964);

    Birthdays: Jason Ferguson (DL: 2005-07, b. 1974), Jim Jensen (RB: 1976, b. 1953), Loren Snyder (QB: 1987, b. 1963)

    Trivia: Jason Ferguson was traded to the Dolphins at the end of the 2007 season. In exchange, the Dolphins gave up two draft choices -- who did the Cowboys select with those two picks?
  17. Phoenix

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    Thanks Wiki! :)

    ^ #197: Miami → Dallas. Miami traded its 2008 sixth-round selection (197th overall) and its 2008 sixth-round selection (167th overall, used to select Erik Walden) to Dallas for Jason Ferguson and Dallas' 2008 sixth-round selection (195th overall, used to select Donald Thomas)
  18. fgoodwin

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    Dallas selected LB Stephen Hodge with Miami's 2009 sixth round pick (#197 overall).
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    Nov 29 - Milestones: Cowboys beat Packers 37-27 (2007); Signed: Steve Octavien (2008); Waived: Jimmy Saddler-McQueen (2010); Activated from practice squad: Andrew Sendejo (2010), Shaun Chapas (2011);

    Birthdays: Chris Akins (S: 1999-00, b. 1976), Joe Fishback (S: 1993-94, b. 1967), Freddie Kitchens (Assistant coach: 2006, b. 1974), Joey Mickey (TE: 1993, b. 1970), Clancy Pendergast (Assistant coach: 1996-02, b. 1967)

    Trivia: On this day in 2007 the Cowboys beat the Packers 37-27; what were the records of the two teams coming into the game? The game was controversial even before it started -- what was the issue?
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    Nov 30 - Milestones: Cowboys defeat Giants 14-3 (1975); Honors: Tony Dorsett wins Heisman Trophy (1976); Signed: Darren Studstill & Blair Thomas (1994), Cory Procter (2005), Chauncey Washington (2011); Waived: Joe Fishback (1994),

    Ben Noll (2005), Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (2011); Birthdays: Larry Brown (CB: 1991-95, 1998; b. 1969), Jim Colvin (DT: 1964-66, b. 1937), Bill Sandeman (DT: 1966, b. 1942), Mike Walter (LB: 1983, b. 1960), Marcellus Wiley (DE: 2004, b. 1974)

    Trivia: (1) Larry Brown led the NFL in what category in 1995? (2) What is unique about the Cowboys' victory over the Giants on this day in 1975? (3) What other significant event in team history occurred on this day in 1983?

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