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Doc of the Day: Tony Dorsett "Runs to Daylight"


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: "Tony Dorsett: Running to Daylight."

This film, written by Jeff Sullivan and Kurt Daniels, and produced and edited by Steve Sullivan, chronicles the career of one of the greatest running backs, not only in Cowboys history but the history of the NFL.

Dorsett never had the size that intimidated anyone, but he certainly made up for it with speed and quickness. An electrifying runner in the open field, Dorsett broke the NFL's record for longest rush with a 99-yard run in January of 1983. While the record was tied just recently, it obviously will never be broken.

And Dorsett had several more dazzling runs throughout his career. But the film goes back to his day at Pittsburgh and his life after the Cowboys as well.

Check out "Tony Dorsett: Running to Daylight" for a featured look at one of the greatest backs of all 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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