The New York Giants face rookie running back DeMarco Murray for the first time on Sunday. It would be nice of Murray could have the kind of debut against the Giants that another rookie once had.
In 1977, the Cowboys had drafted Tony Dorsett with the second overall pick. Dorsett had done little in the team’s opening game, but against the Giants, he showed his promise.
Dorsett didn’t start, but it took less than a full half before he would score his first NFL touchdown. He had two by the end of the day, along with a 62 rushing yards. Dallas stomped the Giants, 41-21.
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