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1961 Dallas Cowboys season

Season information
TeamDallas Cowboys
Season Year1961
Head coachTom Landry
Home fieldCotton Bowl
Results
Record4-9-1
Place6th NFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify
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The 1961 Dallas Cowboys season was their second in the National Football League. The team finished with 4 wins, 9 losses, and 1 tie, placing them 6th in the Eastern Conference.

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Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Recap
1 September 17, 1961 Pittsburgh Steelers W 27-24 Cotton Bowl 1-0
2 September 24, 1961 Minnesota Vikings W 21-7 Cotton Bowl 2-0
3 October 1, 1961 Cleveland Browns L 25-7 Cleveland Stadium 2-1
4 October 8, 1961 Minnesota Vikings W 28-0 Metropolitan Stadium 3-1
5 October 15, 1961 New York Giants L 31-10 Cotton Bowl 3-2
6 October 22, 1961 Philadelphia Eagles L 43-7 Cotton Bowl 3-3
7 October 29, 1961 New York Giants W 17-16 Yankee Stadium 4-3
8 November 5, 1961 St. Louis Cardinals L 31-17 Cotton Bowl 4-4
9 November 12, 1961 Pittsburgh Steelers L 37-7 Forbes Field 4-5
10 November 19, 1961 Washington Redskins T 28-28 Cotton Bowl 4-5-1
11 November 26, 1961 Philadelphia Eagles L 35-13 Franklin Field 4-6-1
12 December 3, 1961 Cleveland Browns L 38-17 Cotton Bowl 4-7-1
13 December 10, 1961 St. Louis Cardinals L 31-13 Busch Stadium 4-8-1
14 December 17, 1961 Washington Redskins L 34-24 D.C. Stadium 4-9-1

Roster :
Dallas Cowboys 1961 roster
Quarterbacks Offensive Linemen Linebackers Reserve Lists

Roster :
NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 10 3 1 .769 368 220 T-1
Philadelphia Eagles 10 4 0 .714 361 297 W-1
Cleveland Browns 8 5 1 .615 319 270 T-1
St. Louis Cardinals 7 7 0 .500 279 267 W-3
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 8 0 .429 295 287 L-1
Dallas Cowboys 4 9 1 .308 236 380 L-4
Washington Redskins 1 12 1 .077 174 392 W-1

Dallas Cowboys

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LoreTom Landry * Tex Schramm * The Rivalry * Steelers rivalry * Captain Comeback * Ice Bowl * Hail Mary * The Catch * Herschel Walker trade * 4-3 Defense
RivalriesThe Rivalry * Eagles Rivalry * Giants Rivalry * Governor's Cup
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Ring of HonorBob Lilly * Don Meredith * Don Perkins * Chuck Howley * Mel Renfro * Roger Staubach * Lee Roy Jordan * Tom Landry * Tony Dorsett * Randy White * Bob Hayes * Tex Schramm * Cliff Harris * Rayfield Wright * Troy Aikman * Michael Irvin * Emmitt Smith
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Current League AffiliationsLeague: National Football League * Conference: National Football Conference * Division: East Division

Dallas Cowboys seasons

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Bold indicates Super Bowl victory



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