1964 Dallas Cowboys season

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1964 Dallas Cowboys season
Head coach Tom Landry
Home field Cotton Bowl
Results
Record 5–8–1
Division place 5th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1963 1965 >

The 1964 Dallas Cowboys season was their fifth in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 4–10, winning five games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1964 St. Louis Cardinals L 16–6
36,605
2 September 20, 1964 Washington Redskins W 24–18
25,158
3 September 27, 1964 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 23–17
35,594
4 October 4, 1964 at Cleveland Browns L 27–6
72,062
5 October 11, 1964 New York Giants T 13–13
33,324
6 October 18, 1964 Cleveland Browns L 20–16
37,456
7 October 25, 1964 at St. Louis Cardinals W 31–13
28,253
8 November 1, 1964 at Chicago Bears W 24–10
47,527
9 November 8, 1964 at New York Giants W 31–21
63,061
10 November 15, 1964 Philadelphia Eagles L 17–14
55,972
11 November 22, 1964 at Washington Redskins L 28–16
49,219
12 November 29, 1964 Green Bay Packers L 45–21
44,975
13 December 6, 1964 at Philadelphia Eagles L 24–14
60,671
14 December 13, 1964 Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–14
35,271

Game Summaries[edit]

Week 4: at Cleveland Browns[edit]

Cleveland Browns 27, Dallas Cowboys 6
1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 0 6 0 0 6
Browns 7 6 7 7 27

at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Cowboys
Browns

Week 6: vs. Cleveland Browns[edit]

Cleveland Browns 20, Dallas Cowboys 16
1 2 3 4 Total
Browns 7 6 0 7 20
Cowboys 0 6 10 0 16

at Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas

Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Browns
Cowboys

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 10 3 1 .769 415 293 W-1
St. Louis Cardinals 9 3 2 .750 357 331 W-4
Philadelphia Eagles 6 8 0 .429 312 313 L-1
Washington Redskins 6 8 0 .429 307 305 L-2
Dallas Cowboys 5 8 1 .385 250 289 W-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 9 0 .357 253 315 L-1
New York Giants 2 10 2 .167 241 399 L-4

Season recap[edit]

With one year left on his original contract, Tom Landry is resigned to an additional 10-year extension, in effect giving him an 11-year deal, the longest in major pro sports history in the United States.

Roster[edit]

Dallas Cowboys 1964 roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
41 Active, 0 Inactive

References[edit]

External links[edit]