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1989 Dallas Cowboys (NFL)

5th place • National Football Conference • Eastern Division • 1-15-0 .063
1989 NFLPrevious SeasonNext Season
Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Jimmy Johnson
Hubbard AlexanderWide Receivers
Neill ArmstrongResearch and Development
Joe BrodskyRunning Backs
Dave CampoDefensive Assistant
Butch DavisDefensive Line
Al LavanRunning Backs
Alan LowrySpecial Teams
Dick NolanDefensive Backs
Jerry RhomeQuarterbacks
Dave ShulaAssistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
Mike SolariOffensive Line
Dave WannstedtDefensive Coordinator/Linebackers
Bob WardConditioning
Tony WiseOffensive Line
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Sun8/13/1989ASan Diego Chargers20-3WSan Diego, CAJack Murphy Stadium45203
Sat8/19/1989ALos Angeles Raiders27-20WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum32358
Sat8/26/1989ADenver Broncos21-24LOTDenver, COMile High Stadium74076
Sat9/2/1989HHouston Oilers30-28WIrving, TXTexas Stadium63582
Sun9/10/1989ANew Orleans Saints0-28LNew Orleans, LALouisiana Superdome66977
Sun9/17/1989AAtlanta Falcons21-27LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium55825
Sun9/24/1989HWashington Redskins7-30LIrving, TXTexas Stadium63200
Sun10/1/1989HNew York Giants13-30LIrving, TXTexas Stadium51785
Sun10/8/1989AGreen Bay Packers13-31LGreen Bay, WILambeau Field56656
Sun10/15/1989HSan Francisco 49ers14-31LIrving, TXTexas Stadium50079
Sun10/22/1989AKansas City Chiefs28-36LKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium76841
Sun10/29/1989HPhoenix Cardinals10-19LIrving, TXTexas Stadium44431
Sun11/5/1989AWashington Redskins13-3WWashington, DCRFK Stadium53187
Sun11/12/1989APhoenix Cardinals20-24LTempe, AZSun Devil Stadium49657
Sun11/19/1989HMiami Dolphins14-17LIrving, TXTexas Stadium58738
Thu11/23/1989HPhiladelphia Eagles0-27LIrving, TXTexas Stadium54444
Sun12/3/1989HLos Angeles Rams31-35LIrving, TXTexas Stadium46100
Sun12/10/1989APhiladelphia Eagles10-20LPhiladelphia, PAVeterans Stadium59842
Sat12/16/1989ANew York Giants0-15LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium72141
Sun12/24/1989HGreen Bay Packers10-20LIrving, TXTexas Stadium41265

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Troy Aikman8QB6-422023Oklahoma; UCLA1111
Vince Albritton36SS6-221227Washington1616
Ray Alexander87WR6-419527Florida A&M20
Scott Ankrom81WR6-120023Texas Christian100
Bill Bates40S6-120728Tennessee160
Willie Broughton79RDT6-528525Miami (Florida)1614
Eric Brown33CB-S5-1117722Savannah State10
Cornell Burbage82WR5-1018124Kentucky101
Ron Burton57SLB6-124525North Carolina63
Jon Carter75DT6-427324Pittsburgh130
Thornton Chandler89TE6-524226Florida A&M; Alabama60
Darryl Clack42FB5-1021926Arizona State81
Garry Cobb59LB6-223132Southern California30
Jack Del Rio55SLB6-424226Southern California1412
James Dixon86WR5-818122Cisco JC; Houston167
Onzy Elam53LB6-223025Tennessee State10
Steve Folsom85TE6-423331Long Beach State; Utah1616
Bernard Ford80WR5-916823Marion Military Institute JC; Central Florida101
Ron Francis38CB5-920125Baylor154
Kevin Gogan66ROT6-732625Washington1313
Dean Hamel60LDT6-328528Coffeyville CC; Tulsa1613
Steve Hendrickson50LB6-024723California40
Manny Hendrix45CB5-1018025Utah163
Issiac Holt30CB6-119927Alcorn State90
Ray Horton20FS5-1119029Washington1616
David Howard99LB6-223228Oregon State; Long Beach State110
Michael Irvin88WR6-220523Miami (Florida)66
Tim Jackson32S5-1119224Kansas State; Coffeyville CC; Nebraska10
Jim Jeffcoat77RDE6-527728Arizona State1616
Keith Jennings84TE6-426523Clemson100
Daryl Johnston48FB6-224123Syracuse1610
Ed Jones72LDE6-927738Tennessee State1610
Crawford Ker68ROG6-328527Arizona Western JC; Florida1616
Babe Laufenberg15QB6-320530Stanford; Los Angeles Pierce JC; Indiana30
Kevin Lilly97NT6-426526Tulsa10
Eugene Lockhart56MLB6-223428Houston1616
Kelvin Martin83WR5-916224Boston College1111
Nate Newton76LOG6-232528Florida A&M1616
Danny Noonan73RDT6-427024Nebraska75
Ken Norton51WLB6-224823UCLA1313
Paul Palmer26RB5-918125Temple98
Tom Rafferty64C6-326235Penn State128
Roger Ruzek9K6-119529Weber State90
Broderick Sargent39FB5-1021527Baylor145
Mike Saxon4P6-319327Pasadena CC; San Diego State160
Kevin Scott35RB5-918126Stanford31
Randy Shannon53LB6-122423Miami (Florida)164
Derrick Shepard87WR5-1018425Oklahoma118
Sean Smith67DT6-428024Grambling State20
Jesse Solomon54LB6-023526North Florida JC; Florida State111
Mark Stepnoski70C-OG6-226622Pittsburgh164
Curtis Stewart28FB5-1120826Auburn20
Junior Tautalatasi25RB5-1020627Chabot JC; Washington State130
Kenny Tippins98LB6-122823Middle Tennessee State60
Tony Tolbert62DE6-626422Texas-El Paso165
Mark Tuinei71LOT6-529929UCLA; Hawaii1616
Herschel Walker34RB6-122527Georgia55
Everson Walls24LCB6-119330Grambling State1614
Steve Walsh3QB6-321023Miami (Florida)85
Bob White65C6-527126Rhode Island84
Dave Widell78OT6-630824Boston College152
Robert Williams23RCB5-1019227Baylor1311
Luis Zendejas6K5-918028Arizona State70
Jeff Zimmerman76OT-OG6-331324Florida161
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
11Troy AikmanQBUCLA
229Steve WisniewskiGPenn State
239Daryl JohnstonRBSyracuse
357Mark StepnoskiGPittsburgh
368Rhondy WestonDEFlorida
485Tony TolbertDETexas-El Paso
5113Keith JenningsTEClemson
5119Willis CrockettLBGeorgia Tech
5125Jeff RothDTFlorida
7168Kevin PetersonLBNorthwestern
8196Charvez FogerRBNevada-Reno
9224Tim JacksonDBNebraska
10252Rod CarterLBMiami (Florida)
11280Randy ShannonLBMiami (Florida)
12308Scott AnkromWRTexas Christian
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals47703552204
Opponents Totals8411890101393
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals25:34246781452362/187 33.2%8/19 42.1%100771
Opponents Totals34:2632111618322106/229 46.3%7/12 58.3%102723
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Roger Ruzek0141593.351145.5029
Luis Zendejas01010100.05955.6025
James Dixon30000018
Daryl Johnston30000018
Herschel Walker30000018
Darryl Clack20000012
Steve Folsom20000012
Michael Irvin20000012
Kelvin Martin20000012
Paul Palmer20000012
Jack Del Rio1000006
Bernard Ford1000006
Jim Jeffcoat1000006
Eugene Lockhart1000006
Broderick Sargent1000006
Derrick Shepard1000006
Team Totals25242596.0102050.00204
Opponents Totals44434497.7283580.01393
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Roger Ruzek51145.51431/11/12/41/40/1
Luis Zendejas5955.60470/01/11/13/50/2
Team Totals102050.01471/12/23/54/90/3
Opponents Totals283580.00/012/1211/135/010/0
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Paul Palmer1124464.063t2
Troy Aikman383027.9250
Herschel Walker812463.020t2
Daryl Johnston672123.2130
Broderick Sargent20874.4431
Darryl Clack14402.9172
James Dixon33010.0130
Steve Walsh6162.7140
Junior Tautalatasi6152.560
Derrick Shepard3124.0120
Michael Irvin166.060
Mike Saxon111.010
Bill Bates100.000
Kevin Scott2-4-2.0-10
Team Totals35514094.063t7
Opponents Totals54319913.72517
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Troy Aikman29315515512017496.011.375t93.1186.119155159455.7
Steve Walsh21911011010013716.312.54652.394.11184128760.5
Mike Saxon111044.04.0400.000.000483.3
Team Totals51326626622031246.111.775t142.7275.330239288557.8
Opponents Totals48830130118037487.712.579t214.371.429183356593.9
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Kelvin Martin4664414.0462
Steve Folsom282659.5262
Michael Irvin2637814.565t2
James Dixon2447719.975t2
Herschel Walker2226111.9521
Derrick Shepard1826814.937t1
Junior Tautalatasi171579.2230
Cornell Burbage171347.9150
Paul Palmer17935.5130
Daryl Johnston161338.3283
Kevin Scott9637.0120
Bernard Ford77811.1211
Broderick Sargent6508.3210
Keith Jennings6477.8140
Darryl Clack46917.3440
Ray Alexander11616.0160
Roger Ruzek144.040
Troy Aikman1-13-13.0-130
Team Totals266312411.775t14
Opponents Totals301374812.579t21
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Eugene Lockhart2147.0120
Bill Bates11818.0180
Vince Albritton133.030
Ron Francis122.020
Ron Burton100.000
Ray Horton100.000
Team Totals7375.3180
Opponents Totals2739614.753t3
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Mike Saxon79323340.9562619334277934.3
Roger Ruzek12828.02800002828.0
Team Totals82326139.8562619334280734.2
Opponents Totals73291139.9580728197257435.3
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Derrick Shepard2411606.7170
Kelvin Martin45328.0120
Cornell Burbage3551.750
Team Totals31111976.4170
Opponents Totals3813348.856t1
(Team)1.0
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
James Dixon470118125.197t1
Derrick Shepard19039420.7320
Darryl Clack305618.7240
Cornell Burbage305518.3220
Scott Ankrom2063.050
Junior Tautalatasi1099.090
Thornton Chandler1088.080
Broderick Sargent1000.000
Team Totals770170922.297t1
Opponents Totals4685318.5340
SACKSNOYDS
Jim Jeffcoat11.5
Dean Hamel3.5
Willie Broughton3.0
Ken Norton2.5
Eugene Lockhart2.0
Tony Tolbert2.0
Ray Horton1.0
Ed Jones1.0
Danny Noonan1.0
Manny Hendrix0.5
(Team)1.0
Team Totals29.0183.0
Opponents Totals30.0239.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Troy Aikman630300
Vince Albritton0001100
Scott Ankrom110100
Darryl Clack110100
Jack Del Rio00022571
James Dixon410100
Manny Hendrix0001100
Michael Irvin0001100
Jim Jeffcoat00033771
Daryl Johnston300000
Eugene Lockhart00022401
Paul Palmer300000
Broderick Sargent100000
Derrick Shepard100000
Mark Stepnoski0030300
Junior Tautalatasi320210
Herschel Walker200000
Steve Walsh3202-140
Bob White100000
Team Totals29161310231613
Opponents Totals22101215271
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