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Man in the top hat

Updated: December 31, 2003, 3:31 PM ET
By Mike Puma | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Game

Jan. 16, 1972 - After several dominant seasons, coach Tom Landry's Dallas Cowboys finally won the big one, dominating the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI in New Orleans.

A year earlier, the Cowboys had lost to the Baltimore Colts in the Super Bowl on a last-second field goal. This followed two losses in the 1960s to the Green Bay Packers for the NFL championship.

"We were all determined nobody would stop us," Landry said. Landry's strategy was to run the ball ...

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