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1997 Dallas Cowboys (NFL) 4th place National Football Conference Eastern Division 6-10-0 .375
Head Coach: Barry Switzer
Wide ReceiversHubbard Alexander
Special TeamsJoe Avezzano
LinebackersJim Bates
Defensive TacklesCraig Boller
Running BacksJoe Brodsky
Defensive CoordinatorDave Campo
Tight EndsRobert Ford
Defensive EndsTommy Hart
Kickers/Research and DevelopmentSteve Hoffman
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive LineHudson Houck
Strength and ConditioningJoe Juraszek
Defensive AssistantClancy Pendergast
QuarterbacksJack Reilly
Strength and ConditioningMike Woicik
Offensive CoordinatorErnie Zampese
Defensive BacksMike Zimmer
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/3/1997HOakland Raiders27-34LIrving, TXTexas Stadium61028
Fri8/8/1997ANew England Patriots10-16LFoxborough, MAFoxboro Stadium58440
Fri8/15/1997HSt. Louis Rams34-31WIrving, TXTexas Stadium60402
Fri8/22/1997HTennessee Oilers34-10WIrving, TXTexas Stadium61001
Sun8/31/1997APittsburgh Steelers37-7WPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium60396
Sun9/7/1997AArizona Cardinals22-25LOTTempe, AZSun Devil Stadium71578
Mon9/15/1997HPhiladelphia Eagles21-20WIrving, TXTexas Stadium63942
Sun9/28/1997HChicago Bears27-3WIrving, TXTexas Stadium64082
Sun10/5/1997ANew York Giants17-20LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium77137
Mon10/13/1997AWashington Redskins16-21LLandover, MDJack Kent Cooke Stadium76159
Sun10/19/1997HJacksonville Jaguars26-22WIrving, TXTexas Stadium64464
Sun10/26/1997APhiladelphia Eagles12-13LPhiladelphia, PAVeterans Stadium67106
Sun11/2/1997ASan Francisco 49ers10-17LSan Francisco, CA3Com Park68657
Sun11/9/1997HArizona Cardinals24-6WIrving, TXTexas Stadium64302
Sun11/16/1997HWashington Redskins17-14WIrving, TXTexas Stadium64559
Sun11/23/1997AGreen Bay Packers17-45LGreen Bay, WILambeau Field60111
Thu11/27/1997HTennessee Oilers14-27LIrving, TXTexas Stadium63421
Mon12/8/1997HCarolina Panthers13-23LIrving, TXTexas Stadium63251
Sun12/14/1997ACincinnati Bengals24-31LCincinnati, OHCinergy Field60043
Sun12/21/1997HNew York Giants7-20LIrving, TXTexas Stadium63746
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
8Troy AikmanQB6'422031Oklahoma; UCLA1616
73Larry AllenROG6'332926Butte JC; Sonoma State1616
96Antonio AndersonDT6'631824Syracuse165
40Bill BatesS6'120736Tennessee160
91Darren BensonDT6'730823Arkansas State; Trinity Valley CC60
86Eric BjornsonTE6'423726Washington1414
98Shante CarverRDE6'525326Arizona State1616
75Tony CasillasLDT6'327934Oklahoma1514
52Dexter CoakleyRLB5'1022925Appalachian State1616
3Richie CunninghamK5'1016727Louisiana-Lafayette160
87Billy DavisWR6'120525Pittsburgh160
35Wendell DavisCB5'1018324Coffeyville CC; Oklahoma150
63John FlanneryOG-C6'330028Syracuse164
81Scott GalbraithTE6'325630Southern California160
17Jason GarrettQB6'219731Princeton; Columbia; Princeton10
56Randall GodfreyLLB6'224324Georgia1616
4Toby GowinP5'1016722North Texas160
54Darryl HardyLB6'223029Tennessee120
69George HegaminLOT6'733124North Carolina State139
70Dale HellestraeOG6'528835Southern Methodist160
58Nate HemsleyLB6'022523Syracuse20
95Chad HenningsRDT6'629132Air Force1110
66Tony HutsonOT-OG6'331423Kilgore JC; Northeastern State51
88Michael IrvinWR6'220531Miami (Florida)1616
48Daryl JohnstonFB6'224131Syracuse66
89David LaFleurTE6'727823Louisiana State165
78Leon LettDT6'629229Hinds CC; Emporia State33
31Brock MarionFS5'1120027Nevada-Reno1616
23Kevin MathisCB5'918123Texas A&M-Commerce163
99Hurvin McCormackDT-DE6'528425Indiana130
83Anthony MillerWR5'1118732San Diego State; Pasadena CC; Tennessee1616
27Singor MobleyS5'1119525Washington State120
61Nate NewtonLOG6'232536Florida A&M1313
97Kavika PittmanDE6'627223McNeese State150
21Deion SandersRCB-WR6'119330Florida State1312
77Steve ScifresOT-OG6'430025Wyoming60
50Clay ShiverC6'229425Florida State1616
22Emmitt SmithHB5'921228Florida1616
26Kevin SmithLCB5'1119027Texas A&M1616
57Vinson SmithLB6'224332East Carolina143
24Omar StoutmireS5'1120123Fresno State162
55Fred StricklandMLB6'225131Purdue1514
45Nicky SualuaFB5'1125722Ohio State101
51Broderick ThomasDE6'424830Nebraska160
92Tony TolbertLDE6'626430Texas-El Paso1616
71Mark TuineiOT6'529937UCLA; Hawaii66
34Herschel WalkerRB6'122535Georgia166
30Kenny WheatonCB-S5'1019322Oregon20
42Charlie WilliamsS6'019725Bowling Green State160
79Erik WilliamsROT6'631829Central State (Ohio)1515
20Sherman WilliamsRB5'820224Alabama160
80Stepfret WilliamsWR6'017024Louisiana-Monroe160
18Wade WilsonQB6'320838Texas A&M-Commerce70
28Darren WoodsonSS6'121728Arizona State1414
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
David LaFleur122TELouisiana Statefrom PHI
Dexter Coakley365LBAppalachian Statefrom DET
Steve Scifres383TWyoming
Kenny Wheaton394DBOregon
Antonio Anderson4101DTSyracusefrom DET
Macey Brooks4127WRJames Madison
Nicky Sualua4129RBOhio State
Lee Vaughn6187DBWyoming
Omar Stoutmire7224DBFresno State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals419586820
Opponents Totals647186903
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals29:5327882170268322936.261346.21161058
Opponents Totals30:07281104139388923338.251145.599757
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Richie Cunningham02424100.000343791.90126
Michael Irvin9000100054
Emmitt Smith4001100026
Anthony Miller4000000024
David LaFleur2000000012
Deion Sanders2000000012
Herschel Walker2000000012
Sherman Williams2000000012
Dexter Coakley100000006
Chad Hennings100000006
Daryl Johnston100000006
Stepfret Williams100000006
Eric Bjornson000110002
Toby Gowin00000010.000
Troy Aikman000020000
Team Totals292424100.025343889.50304
Opponents Totals363434100.022202774.10314
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Richie Cunningham343791.91/116/169/97/101/1
Toby Gowin010.00/00/00/00/00/1
Team Totals343889.51/116/169/97/101/2
Opponents Totals202774.12/28/84/66/90/2
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
Emmitt Smith26110744.144447511
Sherman Williams1214683.918225002
Troy Aikman25793.21307001
Herschel Walker6203.31102000
Anthony Miller166.0600000
Daryl Johnston231.5301001
Wade Wilson6-2-0.3300000
Deion Sanders1-11-11.0-1100000
Team Totals42316373.944682515
Opponents Totals51119943.93112104609
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPFDG20+G40+RTG
Jason Garrett141071.44564.05.61200.000.02183830078.3
Troy Aikman51829256.421432836.311.264t193.7122.333269301416334778.0
Wade Wilson211257.191155.59.63200.000.04268942072.5
Team Totals55331456.822734546.211.064t193.4122.239313314117036777.8
Opponents Totals47325353.521327175.710.761t204.271.538195252213934678.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
Michael Irvin75118015.7559591940
Eric Bjornson474429.432022502
Anthony Miller4664514.054431721
Emmitt Smith402345.92406200
Stepfret Williams3030810.320121100
Sherman Williams211597.61806003
Daryl Johnston181669.22118100
David LaFleur181226.81725001
Herschel Walker1414910.664t27110
Billy Davis33311.01203000
Scott Galbraith2168.01101000
Team Totals314345411.064t191703677
Opponents Totals253271710.761t201393463
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Deion Sanders28140.550t1
Omar Stoutmire284.080
Kevin Smith12121.0210
Darren Woodson11414.0140
Dexter Coakley166.060
Team Totals713018.650t1
Opponents Totals1221117.6611
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20OOBDNRYDSNYDSNET
Toby Gowin86359241.8720926414365304735.4
Team Totals86359241.8720926414365304735.4
Opponents Totals95414243.66601027512343036.1
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PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Deion Sanders331240712.383t1411
Kevin Mathis112918.3450112
Stepfret Williams20147.0140000
Kavika Pittman1000.000000
Team Totals471451210.983t1523
Opponents Totals40193659.13700
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGOBTBRETRETYTDOSAOSR
Toby Gowin71460664.9011591063011
Richie Cunningham744563.6016109000
Team Totals78505164.8012651172011
Opponents Totals6315200
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Herschel Walker500116723.34903450
Brock Marion10031131.1490820
Scott Galbraith202412.0130000
Deion Sanders101818.0180000
Team Totals630152024.14904280
Opponents Totals650117218.03400
SACKSNOYDS
Shante Carver6.0
Chad Hennings5.0
Tony Tolbert5.0
Broderick Thomas3.5
Tony Casillas3.0
Dexter Coakley2.5
Antonio Anderson2.0
Omar Stoutmire2.0
Charlie Williams2.0
Darren Woodson2.0
Bill Bates1.0
Randall Godfrey1.0
Kavika Pittman1.0
Vinson Smith1.0
Hurvin McCormack0.5
Fred Strickland0.5
Team Totals38.0195.0
Opponents Totals39.0313.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Troy Aikman6000-50
Eric Bjornson200000
Dexter Coakley00011161
Wendell Davis0011200
Randall Godfrey0001100
George Hegamin0010100
Chad Hennings0001141
Daryl Johnston100000
David LaFleur100000
Brock Marion00011130
Kevin Mathis211200
Anthony Miller110100
Nate Newton0010100
Deion Sanders100000
Clay Shiver210100
Emmitt Smith110100
Omar Stoutmire0010100
Fred Strickland0002200
Broderick Thomas0001100
Herschel Walker0011200
Sherman Williams510100
Darren Woodson102200
Team Totals2313101222282
Opponents Totals27121411253
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