Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach and running back Tony Dorsett watch halftime ceremonies during a Monday Night Football game September 19, 2005 in Irving, Texas. The Washington Skins defeated the Cowboys 14 - 13. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
NFL Hall of Famer Roger Staubach expressed dismay Saturday that public campaigns and rallies must still be held to tamp down the instances of domestic violence that leave women battered and bruised. Staubach, a former Cowboys quarterback, told a crowd of thousands in downtown Dallas that men should know better than to strike a woman. ''It's amazing that we even need to have this rally,'' Staubach told the crowd at the rally dubbed Dallas Men Against Abuse, ''but the momentum needs to take shape.'' Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith also spoke to the crowd, and Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant made a surprise appearance. In brief comments, Bryant apologized for his role in a domestic altercation in July. He was arrested for allegedly hitting his mother, but no charges were filed Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and other city leaders have waged a public campaign against domestic violence after a series of high-profile crimes in which woman were killed or attacked, allegedly by men. ''Yo...
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