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1961 Dallas Cowboys

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4-9-1, Finished 6th in NFL East Division  · 1961 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -12.4, Offense: -5.9, Defense: -6.4, SoS: -2.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 236 points (16.9/g), 13th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 380 points (27.1/g), 12th.
 Differential of -144 points (-10.3/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 3.4-10.6.

Coach: Tom Landry (4-9-1)

Stadium: Cotton Bowl
 Training Camp: St. Olaf College (Northfield, Minnesota)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore W 1-0 Pittsburgh Steelers 27 24 20 403 307 96 2 15 342 237 105 4
2 Sun September 24 boxscore W 2-0 Minnesota Vikings 21 7 22 437 229 208 3 16 251 126 125 3
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 2-1 @ Cleveland Browns 7 25 9 152 100 52 3 18 316 100 216 4
4 Sun October 8 boxscore W 3-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 28 0 18 297 180 117 14 183 100 83 5
5 Sun October 15 boxscore L 3-2 New York Giants 10 31 15 331 139 192 7 21 375 117 258 6
6 Sun October 22 boxscore L 3-3 Philadelphia Eagles 7 43 26 346 169 177 2 23 480 191 289
7 Sun October 29 boxscore W 4-3 @ New York Giants 17 16 17 333 187 146 4 15 262 150 112 4
8 Sun November 5 boxscore L 4-4 St. Louis Cardinals 17 31 18 374 238 136 5 13 193 71 122 1
9 Sun November 12 boxscore L 4-5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7 37 8 185 122 63 2 22 371 204 167 1
10 Sun November 19 boxscore T 4-5-1 Washington Redskins 28 28 27 441 271 170 4 18 292 210 82 3
11 Sun November 26 boxscore L 4-6-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 13 35 21 358 240 118 3 20 454 337 117 4
12 Sun December 3 boxscore L 4-7-1 Cleveland Browns 17 38 19 376 202 174 6 23 373 143 230 3
13 Sun December 10 boxscore L 4-8-1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 13 31 8 126 16 110 3 14 334 260 74 3
14 Sun December 17 boxscore L 4-9-1 @ Washington Redskins 24 34 11 321 261 60 4 22 366 185 181 2