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PRO FOOTBALL SPOTLIGHT

Noteworthy

November 11, 1996

Miami's Dan Marino became the first quarterback to pass for more than 50,000 yards. Fran Tarkenton is second in passing yardage with 47,003.

--Since the 1992 NFC championship game, the 49ers and Cowboys have played seven times, the Cowboys winning four games. Turnovers have been the difference. A look:

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Date Turnovers Winner 1-17-93 S.F. 4, Dallas 0 Dallas, 30-20 10-17-93 S.F. 2, Dallas 1 Dallas, 26-17 1-23-94 S.F. 1, Dallas 0 Dallas, 38-21 11-13-94 Dallas 3, S.F. 0 S.F., 21-14 1-15-95 Dallas 5, S.F. 1 S.F., 38-28 11-12-95 Dallas 4, S.F. 0 S.F., 38-20 11-10-96 S.F. 3, Dallas 1 Dallas, 20-17 Totals Dallas 14, S.F. 11 Dallas 176, S.F. 172

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--Jet Coach Rich Kotite now has a 4-22 record with the team and has lost 29 of his last 33 as a head coach.

--Falcon kicker Morten Andersen became the fifth player in NFL history to score 1,500 points.

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