1973 Playoff Redemption (Cowboys vs. Rams)


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The 1973 Dallas Cowboys were expected to be competitive, having been only one year removed from a world championship. They made it as far as the NFC Title Game in 1972. The Los Angeles Rams, however, had never got that far in their recent history, but they certainly got more competitive in 1973 with the addition of a couple of new/old players. The Rams obtained the services of quarterback John Hadl in a trade from the Chargers, and wide receiver Harold Jackson, who came to Los Angeles in a trade from the Eagles. Then they started winning..........

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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.

The NFL in the 1970s: Pro Football's Most Important Decade

The Year the Packers Came Back: The 1972 Resurgence

America's Trailblazing Middle Linebacker: The Story of NFL Hall of Famer Willie Lanier

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