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In 1973, Drew Pearson was selected as a Free Agent by the Dallas Cowboys, where he rose to become one of the NFL’s greatest wide receivers, earning career records of 489 receptions and 7,822 receiving yards and 50 touchdowns. 


During his career, Drew was named one of the Top 20 NFL All-Time Wide Receivers, named to the NFL 1970s All-Decade Team and selected All-Pro three times (1974, 1976 and 1977).  Drew also led the National Football Conference (NFC) in pass receptions in 1976 with 58 and served as offensive captain for the Cowboys in 1977, 1978, 1982 and 1983.  


As a captain of the Dallas Cowboys Drew helped “America’s Team” to 3 Super Bowl appearances in the 1970‘s with a victory in Super Bowl XII in 1978. Drew scored a touchdown on one of the most famous plays in NFL history, the Original "Hail Mary" reception from Roger Staubach. In 2009, on the NFL Network show, "NFL's Top 10", in the episode titled "Greatest Dallas Cowboys", he is named as one of the 10 Greatest Dallas Cowboys to ever play.  In 2011, Drew was selected to join the prestigious Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor. In 2021, Drew was selected to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Show your appreciation for Drew Pearson with collectibles, photographs and more here at the Drew Pearson's Cowboys Legends Pro Shop.

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