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Dallas Cowboys: In Profile

The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team based in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. The Cowboys compete in the National Football League as a member club of the league’s National Football Conference East division.

To both complement and supplement the odds for Dallas Cowboys winning the Super Bowl, we will be documenting all the key facts and figures surrounding your favorite teams. We will uncover the history, statistics, and relevant landmark moments. Alongside that, we uncover both players and staff from the current regime and days gone by to provide the overall fan-focused article you desire. 

Our extensive NFL coverage turns its attention to Dallas Cowboys in this piece, so sit back and enjoy the read and prepare to get educated about everything you need to know regarding the Dallas Cowboys football team; 

 

Fun Facts

  • The Dallas Cowboys are one of the only Franchises to have officially retired jersey numbers out of respect to former players. These are as follows; Troy Aikman’s No. 8, Roger Staubach’s No. 12, Bob Hayes’ and Emmitt Smith’s No. 22,[69] Bob Lilly’s No. 74
  • The franchise has made it to the Super Bowl eight times, tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Denver Broncos for second most Super Bowl appearances in history, behind only the New England Patriots’ record eleven Super Bowl appearances.

Club Background

Founded: 

January 28, 1960

Team Colors:

Navy blue, metallic silver, royal blue, white

Mascot:

Rowdy

Nicknames:

America’s Team

Doomsday Defense

The ‘Boys

Big D

Stadium:

AT+T Stadium, Arlington Texas

Capacity:

100,000

Record Attendance:

105,121 September 20, 2009 Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants

Owner: 

Jerry Jones

 

Recent History

Last Trophy: 

NFC East 2018

All-time Top Scorer:

Emmitt Smith 986

Notable Former Players:

  • Chuck Howley
  • Roger Staubach
  • Randy White
  • Harvey Martin
  • Troy Aikman
  • Emmitt Smith
  • Larry Brown

Notable Former Coaches: 

  • Tom Landry
  • Jimmy Johnson
  • Barry Switzer
  • Dave Campo
  • Bill Parcells
  • Wade PhillipsJason Garrett

Record Signing: 

Dak Prescott, four-year, $160 million deal

Current Performance 

Last Five Results: WWLLW

Last Five Finishing Positions:

2016 NFL NFC East^ 1st^ 13 3 0        Lost Divisional playoffs 

2017 NFL NFC East 2nd 9 7 0

2018 NFL NFC East^ 1st^ 10 6 0        Lost Divisional playoffs

2019 NFL NFC East 2nd 8 8 0

2020 NFL NFC East 3rd 6 10 0

 

CEO:

Stephen Jones

Coach: 

Mike McCarthy

Notable Current Players: 

Quarterbacks

  • 15 Will Grier
  •  4 Dak Prescott
  • 10 Cooper Rush
  • Running backs

 

  • 32 Corey Clement
  • 21 Ezekiel Elliott
  • 20 Tony Pollard

 

Wide receivers

  • 19 Amari Cooper
  • 81 Simi Fehoko
  • 13 Michael Gallup
  • 88 CeeDee Lamb
  • 17 Malik Turner

 

Tight ends

  • 84 Sean McKeon
  • 86 Dalton Schultz
  • 87 Jeremy Sprinkle
  • Offensive linemen
  • 63 Tyler Biadasz C
  • 71 La’el Collins T
  • 68 Matt Farniok C/G
  • 70 Zack Martin G
  • 66 Connor McGovern G
  • 79 Ty Nsekhe T
  • 77 Tyron Smith T
  • 78 Terence Steele T
  • 52 Connor Williams G/C

 

Defensive linemen

  • 92 Dorance Armstrong DE
  • 93 Tarell Basham DE
  • 98 Quinton Bohanna DT
  • 96 Neville Gallimore DT
  • 59 Chauncey Golston DE
  • 94 Randy Gregory DE
  • 72 Trysten Hill DT
  • 54 Azur Kamara DE
  • 90 DeMarcus Lawrence DE
  • 97 Osa Odighizuwa DT
  • 91 Carlos Watkins DT

 

Linebackers

  • 53 Francis Bernard OLB
  • 57 Luke Gifford OLB
  • 42 Keanu Neal MLB
  • 11 Micah Parsons OLB
  • 55 Leighton Vander Esch OLB

 

Defensive backs

  • 30 Anthony Brown CB
  •  7 Trevon Diggs CB
  • 29 C. J. Goodwin CB
  • 28 Malik Hooker FS
  • 24 Kelvin Joseph CB
  • 18 Damontae Kazee FS
  • 27 Jayron Kearse SS
  • 26 Jourdan Lewis CB
  • 38 Israel Mukuamu FS/CB
  • 25 Nahshon Wright CB

 

Special teams

  •  5 Bryan Anger P
  • 44 Jacob McQuaide LS
  •  2 Greg Zuerlein K

 

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