The year 1973 was not a great one in Dallas Cowboys history, but it is notable for a few reasons.
Dallas entered the final game of the season with a 9-4 record. The Cowboys had defeated Washington in week 13, and win over the Cardinals in week 14 would give Dallas the NFC East title.
Here is a video from that game:
Pearson had a huge game with 140 yards and two touchdown reception. It marked the first time he had gained more than 100 receiving yards.
Dallas moved on to defeat the Rams in the NFC playoffs before losing to Minnesota in the NFC Championship Game.
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