Emmitt’s Final TD Prelude To Disaster For Cowboys
Emmitt Smith’s final touchdown in a blue and white jersey gave the 5-7 Cowboys a second-half lead during their December-opening showdown with San Francisco in 2002. But when Dallas blew the lead through a series of fourth-quarter blunders, the Valley Ranch walls started caving-in, leaving a pile of hopes, dreams and careers dashed to pieces. It’s a holiday football tale complete with hero, goat, and villain.
Read the full story in the book Decade of Futility.