Animated Trivia: Roger Staubach to Tony Hill

Below is an animated GIF showing a touchdown pass from Roger Staubach to Tony Hill. Some trivia questions about this play appear below the image.

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(1) During what year did this play occur?

A few additional facts may help: the play covered 30 yards, and one of the defenders was Gary Jeter (#70), a first-round pick of the Giants.

(2) Staubach threw a total of 153 touchdown passes. Which two players caught the most from Staubach?

(3) Hill caught Staubach’s final regular-season touchdown pass. Which player caught the first?

(4) While we’re at it, which player caught Staubach’s last touchdown pass in the 1979 playoff loss to the L.A. Rams?

(5) True or false? Staubach threw more touchdown passes against the Giants than any other team.

 

Some other notes…

  • This game took place during a 12-game winning streak the Cowboys recorded against the Giants in the 1970s. Dallas lost the Giants on September 29, 1974, but won the second matchup in October. The Cowboys would not lose again to the Giants until 1980, when Dallas lost by a Joe Delano field goal at Giants Stadium.
  • Harry Carson (#53) appears in the GIF above. He was a member of the Giants during eight of those losses to the Cowboys.
  • Hill caught his first NFL touchdown from Staubach in 1978 against the Rams. He caught his final touchdown pass from Danny White in 1986 against the Cardinals. The only other players to throw a touchdown pass to Hill were Gary Hogeboom and receiver Drew Pearson.

Animated Trivia: A DeMarcus Ware Interception

Given the occasion that former Cowboy great DeMarcus Ware is playing in the Super Bowl and the Cowboys are still trying to figure out why they lost 12 games, it’s time for some animated trivia.

First, the image:

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Now, the trivia questions:

(1) During which year did this game take place?

(2) Did the Cowboys win this game?

(3) How many interceptions did Ware have during his career in Dallas?

(4) Has Ware had any interceptions as a member of the Broncos?

(5) Of the players shown in the GIF, how many were members of the Cowboys in 2015?

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