1976 Dallas Cowboys season

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1976 Dallas Cowboys season
Head coach Tom Landry
General manager Tex Schramm
Owner Clint Murchison, Jr.
Home field Texas Stadium
Results
Record 11–3
Division place 1st NFC East
Playoff finish Lost Division Round
Timeline
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< 1975 1977 >

The 1976 Dallas Cowboys season was their 17th in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 10–4, winning eleven games.[1] They qualified for the playoffs, but lost in the Divisional round.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1976 Philadelphia Eagles W 27–7
54,052
2 September 19, 1976 at New Orleans Saints W 24–6
61,413
3 September 26, 1976 Baltimore Colts W 30–27
64,237
4 October 3, 1976 at Seattle Seahawks W 28–13
62,027
5 October 10, 1976 at New York Giants W 24–14
76,042
6 October 17, 1976 at St. Louis Cardinals L 21–17
50,317
7 October 24, 1976 Chicago Bears W 31–21
61,346
8 October 31, 1976 at Washington Redskins W 20–7
55,004
9 November 7, 1976 New York Giants W 9–3
58,870
10 November 15, 1976 Buffalo Bills W 17–10
51,799
11 November 21, 1976 at Atlanta Falcons L 17–10
54,992
12 November 25, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals W 19–14
62,498
13 December 5, 1976 at Philadelphia Eagles W 26–7
55,072
14 December 12, 1976 Washington Redskins L 27–14
59,916

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional December 19, 1976 Los Angeles Rams L 14–12
62,436

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Dallas Cowboys(2) 11 3 0 .786 6–2 9–3 296 194
Washington Redskins(4) 10 4 0 .714 6–2 9–3 291 217
St. Louis Cardinals 10 4 0 .714 5–3 9–3 309 267
Philadelphia Eagles 4 10 0 .286 2–6 4–8 165 286
New York Giants 3 11 0 .214 1–7 3–9 170 250

Roster[edit]

Dallas Cowboys 1976 roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
43 Active, 0 Inactive

References[edit]