On This Date 11/20/1983

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John Riggins of the Washington Redskins sets an NFL record by scoring a touchdown in his 12th straight game, as the Redskins beat the Los Angeles Rams 42-20 at Anaheim Stadium. Riggins, who won the Super Bowl MVP the previous season, had the best season of his career at the age of 34, with a record 13 straight with a touchdown and 24 rushing touchdowns.