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1966 Dallas Cowboys season
Head Coach Tom Landry
Home Field Cotton Bowl
Results
Record 10–3–1
Place 1st NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish Lost NFL Championship
Timeline
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1965 1967

The 1966 Dallas Cowboys season was the seventh for the franchise in the National Football League. It involved the 10–3–1 Cowboys qualifying for the NFL post-season for the first time in franchise history, by winning the NFL Eastern Conference title, before losing the NFL Championship Game to the eventual Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 Bye
2 September 18, 1966 New York Giants W 52–7
3 September 25, 1966 Minnesota Vikings W 28–17
4 October 2, 1966 at Atlanta Falcons W 47–14
5 October 9, 1966 Philadelphia Eagles W 56–7
6 October 16, 1966 at St. Louis Cardinals T 10–10
7 October 23, 1966 at Cleveland Browns L 30–21
8 October 30, 1966 Pittsburgh Steelers W 52–21
9 November 6, 1966 at Philadelphia Eagles L 24–23
10 November 13, 1966 at Washington Redskins W 31–30
11 November 20, 1966 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 20–7
12 November 24, 1966 Cleveland Browns W 26–14
13 December 4, 1966 St. Louis Cardinals W 31–17
14 December 11, 1966 Washington Redskins L 34–31
15 December 18, 1966 at New York Giants W 17–7

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
NFL Championship January 1, 1967 Green Bay Packers L 34–27

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys 10 3 1 .769 445 239 W-1
Cleveland Browns 9 5 0 .643 403 259 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 9 5 0 .643 326 340 W-1
St. Louis Cardinals 8 5 1 .615 264 265 L-3
Washington Redskins 7 7 0 .500 351 355 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 8 1 .385 316 347 W-2
Atlanta Falcons 3 11 0 .214 204 437 L-1
New York Giants 1 12 1 .077 263 501 L-8

RosterEdit

Dallas Cowboys 1966 roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
42 Active, 0 Inactive

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Atlanta Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago
Dallas Detroit
NY Giants Green Bay
Philadelphia Los Angeles
Pittsburgh Minnesota
St. Louis San Francisco
Washington
1966 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro BowlSuper Bowl I
Related: 1966 AFL Season



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