December 21, 1969 – Vince Lombardi coached his last game. His Washington Redskins lost to the Dallas Cowboys 20-10. The Redskins ended that season at 7-5-2, which was the first winning season for the team in 14 years.
This would be the only season that the legendary coach would lead the Washington Redskins he was diagnosed with cancer in the Summer of 1970.
Lombardi died on September 3, 1970, aged 57
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