1973 Dallas Cowboys season

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1973 Dallas Cowboys season
Head coach Tom Landry
General manager Tex Schramm
Home field Texas Stadium
Results
Record 10–4
Division place 1st NFC East
Playoff finish Lost Conference Championship
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1972 1974 >

The 1973 Dallas Cowboys season was their 14th in the league. The team matched their previous output of 10–4.[1] They qualified for the playoffs for the eighth straight season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 16, 1973 at Chicago Bears W 20–17
2 September 24, 1973 New Orleans Saints W 40–3
3 September 30, 1973 St. Louis Cardinals W 45–10
4 October 8, 1973 at Washington Redskins L 14–7
5 October 14, 1973 at Los Angeles Rams L 37–31
6 October 21, 1973 New York Giants W 45–28
7 October 28, 1973 at Philadelphia Eagles L 30–16
8 November 4, 1973 Cincinnati Bengals W 38–10
9 November 11, 1973 at New York Giants W 23–10
10 November 18, 1973 Philadelphia Eagles W 31–10
11 November 22, 1973 Miami Dolphins L 14–7
12 December 2, 1973 at Denver Broncos W 22–10
13 December 9, 1973 Washington Redskins W 27–7
14 December 16, 1973 at St. Louis Cardinals W 30–3

[2]

Season summary[edit]

Week 1[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Cowboys 0 17 0 3 20
Bears 3 0 7 7 17
  • Date: September 16
  • Location: Soldier Field
  • Game start: 1:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 55°F • Wind 9

[3]


Week 2[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Saints 0 3 0 0 3
• Cowboys 12 0 21 7 40

[4]


Week 10[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 3 7 0 0 10
Cowboys 0 14 7 10 31

[5]


Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional December 23, 1973 Los Angeles Rams W 27–16
64,291
Conference Championship December 30, 1973 Minnesota Vikings L 27–10
60,272

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys 10 4 0 .714 382 203 W-3
Washington Redskins 10 4 0 .714 325 198 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 5 8 1 .393 310 393 L-1
St. Louis Cardinals 4 9 1 .321 286 365 L-1
New York Giants 2 11 1 .179 226 362 L-4

Roster[edit]

Dallas Cowboys 1973 roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
45 Active, 0 Inactive

References[edit]