On Monday Night Football, the Cowboys' Tony Dorsett runs for a 99-yard touchdown against Minnesota, the longest TD run in NFL history. Nonetheless, the Vikings win, 31-27.
The Packers beat the Cowboys, 21-17, in the "Ice Bowl" in Green Bay as quarterback Bart Starr sneaks in for a touchdown with 13 seconds left in the NFL championship.
Emmitt Smith scores his record 25th touchdown of the season (all rushing) in the Cowboys' 37-13 win over the Cardinals in Tempe, Arizona.
Dan Marino throws four touchdown passes in the Dolphins' 28-21 win over the Cowboys in Miami to finish the season with an NFL record 48. He also sets another record by passing for 5,084 yards.