1965 Dallas Cowboys season

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1965 Dallas Cowboys season
Head coach Tom Landry
Home field Cotton Bowl
Results
Record 7–7
Division place 2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish Lost in Playoff Bowl[1]
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1964 1966 >

The 1965 Dallas Cowboys season was their sixth in the National Football League. The team improved on their previous output of 5–8–1, winning seven games.[2] They qualified for the postseason for the first time in franchise history.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 19, 1965 New York Giants W 31–2
59,366
2 September 26, 1965 Washington Redskins W 27–7
61,577
3 October 4, 1965 at St. Louis Cardinals L 20–13
32,034
4 October 10, 1965 Philadelphia Eagles L 35–24
56,249
5 October 17, 1965 at Cleveland Browns L 23–17
80,451
6 October 24, 1965 at Green Bay Packers L 13–3
48,311
7 October 31, 1965 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 22–13
37,804
8 November 7, 1965 San Francisco 49ers W 39–31
39,677
9 November 14, 1965 Pittsburgh Steelers W 24–17
57,293
10 November 21, 1965 Cleveland Browns L 24–17
76,251
11 November 28, 1965 at Washington Redskins L 34–31
50,205
12 December 5, 1965 at Philadelphia Eagles W 21–19
54,714
13 December 11, 1965 St. Louis Cardinals W 27–13
38,499
14 December 19, 1965 at New York Giants W 38–20
62,871

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Playoff Bowl Game January 9, 1966 Baltimore Colts L 35–3
65,569

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 11 3 0 .786 363 325 W-1
Dallas Cowboys 7 7 0 .500 325 280 W-3
New York Giants 7 7 0 .500 270 338 L-1
Washington Redskins 6 8 0 .429 257 301 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 5 9 0 .357 363 359 L-1
St. Louis Cardinals 5 9 0 .357 296 309 L-6
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 12 0 .143 202 397 L-7

Roster[edit]

Dallas Cowboys 1965 roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
40 Active, 0 Inactive

References[edit]