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1969 Dallas Cowboys season

1969 Dallas Cowboys season
Head coach Tom Landry
Home field Cotton Bowl
Record 11–2–1
Division place 1st NFL Capitol
Playoff finish Lost Conference Championship
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The 1969 Dallas Cowboys season was their tenth in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 12–2, winning only eleven games.[1] They qualified for the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season.

The Cowboys were second in the NFL in scoring (369 points), and led the league in rushing yards (2,276) and total yards (5,122). The Cowboys' defense also allowed the fewest rushing yards in the NFL (1,050) and the fewest rushing touchdowns (3).[2]


Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 21, 1969 St. Louis Cardinals W 24–3
2 September 28, 1969 at New Orleans Saints W 21–17
3 October 5, 1969 at Philadelphia Eagles W 38–7
4 October 12, 1969 at Atlanta Falcons W 24–17
5 October 19, 1969 Philadelphia Eagles W 49–14
6 October 27, 1969 New York Giants W 25–3
7 November 2, 1969 at Cleveland Browns L 42–10
8 November 9, 1969 New Orleans Saints W 33–17
9 November 16, 1969 at Washington Redskins W 41–28
10 November 23, 1969 at Los Angeles Rams L 24–23
11 November 27, 1969 San Francisco 49ers T 24–24
12 December 7, 1969 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 10–7
13 December 13, 1969 Baltimore Colts W 27–10
14 December 21, 1969 Washington Redskins W 20–10


Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Eastern Conference December 28, 1969 Cleveland Browns L 38–14



Dallas Cowboys 1969 roster

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen


Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
45 Active, 0 Inactive


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