Films Encore: Thanksgiving

Dallas Cowboys, Films Encore, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

On Thanksgiving in 1990, a rookie running back named Emmitt Smith got his first taste of Turkey Day football as the Cowboys fed him the ball 23 times for 132 yards and two second-half touchdowns.

Dallas scored the final 17 points of the game as Smith and Troy Aikman led the ‘Boys to victory over the Redskins, 27-17. Here’s the highlight as originally presented on “Inside the NFL”:

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