Tuesday, September 21, 2004
Updated: December 17, 5:50 PM ET
Vote: Monday Night Memories
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If there is one thing that every football fan shares in common, it's having a favorite memory (or two, or three, or four) from a classic Monday Night Football showdown. Whether it was from the rookie year of 1970 or just this season, the list of classic moments seems endless.
Every week we will unveil three Monday Night Memories featuring the unbelievable plays and fantastic finishes that we all remember. Cast your vote for your favorite moment and tune into Monday Night Countdown (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET) to see the highlights of the winning moment!
Here are this week's nominees:
Ahead 7-0, the Dallas Cowboys were looking for more when rookie running back Doug Dennison fumbled at the 1-yard line. Eagles cornerback Joe Lavendar scooped it up at the four and ran 96 yards to tie the score. Veteran kicker Tom Dempsey ended up booting a 45-yard field goal with 25 seconds remaining to give Philadelphia the win.
September 23, 1974
Eagles 13, Cowboys 10
Bronco cornerback Terell Buckley picked off St. Louis Rams quarterback Kurt Warner and returned the ball 32 yards to give Denver a 36-35 lead with 6:35 left. Warner, the reigning MVP, promptly led the champs on an 8-play, 75-yard drive capped when fullback Robert Holcombe dove in from the one. Warner finished with 441 yards and three touchdowns in the 41-35 Ram victory.
September 4, 2000
Rams 41, Broncos 35
The Eagles snapped a nine-game losing streak to the Giants, riding both the arm and feet of their all-pro quarterback Donovan McNabb. McNabb fired the go-ahead strike to James Thrash with 1:52 remaining and then scrambled for a key fourth down conversion with just under 30 seconds left to seal the 10-9 Eagles win.
October 22, 2001
Eagles 10, Giants 9