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Cousins Tony Dorsett, Lisa Salters Reflect On Family, ‘MNF’

The Pro Football Hall Of Famer and ESPN reporter share fond memories before the Cardinals-Cowboys game kicks off tonight on ESPN

Ahead of the Arizona Cardinals-Dallas Cowboys Monday Night Football game tonight, ESPN reporter Lisa Salters and her cousin, Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett, spoke with Front Row about family ties and MNF history in the video above.

For context, among former Cowboys great Dorsett’s many achievements on his way to Canton enshrinement was recording the longest touchdown run from the line of scrimmage in NFL history. His 99-yard burst through the Minnesota Vikings’ defense came during an ABC MNF broadcast on Jan. 3, 1983, to close the 1982 regular season. Tennessee Titans halfback Derrick Henry tied the record during the 2018 season.

Dorsett, the 1976 Heisman Trophy winner, starred at Pitt. Before his cousin began her distinguished journalism career, she was a basketball star at Penn State.

They talk about family ties and more in videos you’ll see here and on ESPNPR Twitter tonight.

Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick and Salters will call the Week 6 finale at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN from Arlington, Texas.

Shelby L. Lacy and Allie Stoneberg produced the video.

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