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Doc of the Day: Roger Staubach's Last Rally


With the sports world hitting the pause button, there is an obvious huge void for fans, starving for sports entertainment.

The Dallas Cowboys media team has produced over 25 documentaries over the last five years and has decided to use this idle time to feature many of them, which include Emmy-winning and nominated productions that touch on a wide range of topics and players from all 60 seasons of Dallas Cowboys Football.

Today, we continue the series with a Legends Show featuring the final victory of arguably the greatest player in team history.

"Takedown of a Rival: Roger Staubach's Last Rally" is a film that focuses on a memorable comeback victory by the Cowboys to knock off the Redskins late in the 1979 season.

While it was unknown as the time, the epic fourth-quarter rally proved to be the last hurrah for Staubach, who eventually retired following the season.

Down 34-21 in the final five minutes of the game, the Cowboys were able to shock the Redskins thanks to a pair of Staubach-led drives that ended with touchdowns.

Relive the moments and the stories as "Captain Comeback" brings back the Cowboys one last time.

(Note: All of the films can be seen either on, or the Cowboys NOW app, featuring Connected TV applications – Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire.)

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