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1967 Dallas Cowboys

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9-5-0, Finished 1st in NFL Capitol Division  · 1967 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.9, Offense: 0.1, Defense: 2.9, SoS: -2.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 342 points (24.4/g), 6th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 268 points (19.1/g), 6th.
 Differential of 74 points (5.3/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 9.0-5.0.

Coach: Tom Landry (9-5-0)

Stadium: Cotton Bowl
 Training Camp: California Lutheran College (Thousand Oaks, California)

Team Info

Principal Owner Clint Murchison Jr.
President/General Manager Tex Schramm
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 342 4699 936 5.0 42 14 11 261 210 417 2799 28 28 6.1 141 477 1900 13 4.0 109
Team Defense 268 3871 866 4.5 48 19 27 236 260 482 2790 21 29 5.3 145 339 1081 11 3.2 64
Lg Rank Offense 6 5 14 8 5 8 6 4 14 8 3 5 9 7
Lg Rank Defense 6 7 1 1 9 16 11 9 3 7 1 1 4 2

Team Games & Schedule

W# 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 @ Cleveland Browns 21 14 19 370 189 181 4 12 221 210 11 3
2 Sun September 24 boxscore W 2-0 New York Giants 38 24 23 414 236 178 1 15 266 190 76 3
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 2-1 Los Angeles Rams 13 35 20 272 221 51 4 25 356 135 221 1
4 Sun October 8 boxscore W 3-1 @ Washington Redskins 17 14 18 320 205 115 2 14 253 237 16 3
5 Sun October 15 boxscore W 4-1 New Orleans Saints 14 10 18 234 109 125 3 12 207 165 42 3
6 Sun October 22 boxscore W 5-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 24 21 14 378 290 88 1 29 379 298 81 2
7 Sun October 29 boxscore L 5-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14 21 13 306 192 114 5 23 341 165 176 6
8 Sun November 5 boxscore W 6-2 Atlanta Falcons 37 7 21 324 153 171 2 13 223 157 66 5
9 Sun November 12 boxscore W 7-2 @ New Orleans Saints 27 10 18 380 178 202 2 14 211 168 43 3
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 7-3 Washington Redskins 20 27 27 446 342 104 5 16 314 265 49 2
11 Thu November 23 boxscore W 8-3 St. Louis Cardinals 46 21 18 436 300 136 1 15 317 222 95 4
12 Sun December 3 boxscore L 8-4 @ Baltimore Colts 17 23 13 223 89 134 4 16 310 260 50 4
13 Sun December 10 boxscore W 9-4 Philadelphia Eagles 38 17 22 325 158 167 4 12 102 79 23 5
14 Sat December 16 boxscore L 9-5 @ San Francisco 49ers 16 24 17 271 137 134 4 20 371 239 132 4
Playoffs
Division Sun December 24 boxscore W 10-5 Cleveland Browns 52 14 22 401 223 178 2 15 322 163 159 1
ConfChamp Sun December 31 boxscore L 10-6 @ Green Bay Packers 17 21 11 192 100 92 2 18 195 115 80 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
17 Don Meredith* 29 QB 11 11 7-4-0 128 255 50.2% 1834 16 6.3 16 6.3 60 7.2 5.6 14.3 166.7 68.7 1 1
14 Craig Morton 24 qb 9 3 2-1-0 69 137 50.4% 978 10 7.3 10 7.3 64 7.1 5.3 14.2 108.7 67.7 1 1
13 Jerry Rhome 25 14 0 9 18 50.0% 86 0 0.0 1 5.6 19 4.8 2.3 9.6 6.1 40.5
30 Dan Reeves 23 HB 14 14 4 7 57.1% 195 2 28.6 1 14.3 74 27.9 27.1 48.8 13.9 101.8
Team Total 25.9 14 9-5-0 210 417 50.4% 3093 28 6.7 28 6.7 74 7.4 5.7 14.7 220.9 69.4 2 2
Opp Total 14 260 482 53.9% 3167 21 4.4 29 6.0 6.6 4.73 12.2 226.2 63.9 45 377 5.3 3.6 8.5

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
43 Don Perkins* 29 FB 14 14 201 823 6 30 4.1 58.8 14.4 18 116 6.4 0 15 1.3 8.3 939 6 1
30 Dan Reeves 23 HB 14 14 173 603 5 32 3.5 43.1 12.4 39 490 12.6 6 60 2.8 35.0 1093 11 7
17 Don Meredith* 29 QB 11 11 28 84 0 16 3.0 7.6 2.5 84 0 6
32 Walt Garrison 23 KR 13 0 24 146 0 26 6.1 11.2 1.8 2 17 8.5 0 14 0.2 1.3 163 0 0
25 Les Shy 23 13 0 17 59 0 13 3.5 4.5 1.3 3 36 12.0 0 19 0.2 2.8 95 0 0
14 Craig Morton 24 qb 9 3 15 42 0 11 2.8 4.7 1.7 42 0 5
84 Pettis Norman 28 TE 14 14 9 91 0 28 10.1 6.5 0.6 20 220 11.0 2 39 1.4 15.7 311 2 1
82 Frank Clarke 33 14 0 4 72 1 56 18.0 5.1 0.3 9 119 13.2 1 23 0.6 8.5 191 2 0
46 Craig Baynham 23 14 0 3 6 1 3 2.0 0.4 0.2 3 13 4.3 0 17 0.2 0.9 19 1 0
13 Jerry Rhome 25 14 0 2 -11 0 -2 -5.5 -0.8 0.1 -11 0 1
11 Danny Villanueva 30 K/P 14 0 1 -15 0 -15 -15.0 -1.1 0.1 -15 0 0
19 Lance Rentzel 24 FL 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 58 996 17.2 8 74 4.1 71.1 996 8 1
22 Bob Hayes* 25 PR/SE 13 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 49 998 20.4 10 64 3.8 76.8 998 10 1
35 Pete Gent 25 7 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 88 9.8 1 16 1.3 12.6 88 1 0
Team Total 25.9 14 477 1900 13 56 4.0 135.7 34.1 210 3093 14.7 28 74 15.0 220.9 4993 41 26
Opp Total 14 339 1081 11 3.2 77.2 24.2 260 2790 10.7 21 18.6 199.3 3871 32 27

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
22 Bob Hayes* 25 PR/SE 13 13 24 276 1 69 11.5 1 17 0 17 17.0 1291
32 Walt Garrison 23 KR 13 0 20 366 0 36 18.3 529
46 Craig Baynham 23 14 0 12 331 0 37 27.6 350
20 Mel Renfro* 26 RS 9 8 3 -1 0 7 -0.3 5 112 0 30 22.4 111
19 Lance Rentzel 24 FL 14 14 6 45 0 21 7.5 1041
25 Les Shy 23 13 0 5 96 0 35 19.2 191
31 Sims Stokes 23 3 0 4 92 0 35 23.0 92
79 Ron East 24 14 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 25.9 14 33 320 1 69 9.7 48 1014 0 37 21.1 6327
Opp Total 14 37 266 0 7.2 59 1350 0 22.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
11 Danny Villanueva 30 K/P 14 0 19 8 42.1%% 34 32 94.1%% 67 2707 57 0 40.4
83 Harold Deters 23 k 3 0 4 1 25.0%% 10 9 90.0%%
Team Total 25.9 14 23 9 39.1%% 44 41 93.2%% 67 2707 57 0 40.4
Opp Total 14 23 8 34.8%% 35 34 97.1%% 72 3060 42.5

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
17 Don Meredith* 29 QB 11 11 0 6 3 -20 0
30 Dan Reeves 23 HB 14 14 0 7 2 9 0
20 Mel Renfro* 26 RS 9 8 7 38 0 30 0 0 0 2 28 0
34 Cornell Green*+ 27 LCB 14 14 7 52 0 28 0 0 1 0 0 0
23 Mike Johnson 24 RCB 14 14 5 88 0 49 0 0 0 2 0 0
52 Dave Edwards 28 RLB 14 14 3 34 1 26 0 0 0 3 0 0
14 Craig Morton 24 qb 9 3 0 5 1 -3 0
75 Jethro Pugh 23 LDT 14 14 0 1 4 0 0 1
53 Mike Connelly 32 C 14 14 0 1 2 -9 0
27 Mike Gaechter 27 LS 14 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
55 Lee Roy Jordan* 26 MLB 14 14 3 85 1 40 0 1
66 George Andrie* 27 RDE 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
54 Chuck Howley*+ 31 LLB 14 14 1 28 1 28 0 0 0 1 0 0
84 Pettis Norman 28 TE 14 14 0 1 1 0 0
13 Jerry Rhome 25 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
46 Craig Baynham 23 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
37 Phil Clark 22 11 6 1 6 0 6 0
45 Dick Daniels 23 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
79 Ron East 24 14 1 0 0 1 0 0
22 Bob Hayes* 25 PR/SE 13 13 0 1 0 0 0
56 Harold Hays 28 14 0 0 0 1 9 0
73 Ralph Neely*+ 24 RT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
43 Don Perkins* 29 FB 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
19 Lance Rentzel 24 FL 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
71 Willie Townes 24 LDE 14 13 0 0 1 17 0
Team Total 25.9 14 29 331 3 49 0 0 26 31 31 0 2
Opp Total 14 42 27 8

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
22 Bob Hayes* 25 PR/SE 13 13 10 1 11 66
30 Dan Reeves 23 HB 14 14 5 6 11 66
11 Danny Villanueva 30 K/P 14 0 32 8 56
19 Lance Rentzel 24 FL 14 14 8 8 48
43 Don Perkins* 29 FB 14 14 6 6 36
82 Frank Clarke 33 14 0 1 1 2 12
83 Harold Deters 23 k 3 0 9 1 12
84 Pettis Norman 28 TE 14 14 2 2 12
55 Lee Roy Jordan* 26 MLB 14 14 1 1 1 8
46 Craig Baynham 23 14 0 1 1 6
52 Dave Edwards 28 RLB 14 14 1 1 6
35 Pete Gent 25 7 1 1 1 6
54 Chuck Howley*+ 31 LLB 14 14 1 1 6
75 Jethro Pugh 23 LDT 14 14 1 2
Team Total 25.9 14 13 28 1 3 45 41 9 2 342
Opp Total 14 11 21 3 34 8 268

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1967-09-17 @ CLE W, 21-14 1 22 pass Bob Hayes 22 yard pass from Don Meredith (Harold Deters kick)
2 1967-09-17 @ CLE W, 21-14 2 7 pass Dan Reeves 7 yard pass from Don Meredith (Harold Deters kick)
3 1967-09-17 @ CLE W, 21-14 3 28 interception Chuck Howley 28 yard interception return (Harold Deters kick)
4 1967-09-24 NYG W, 38-24 1 43 pass Bob Hayes 43 yard pass from Don Meredith (Harold Deters kick)
5 1967-09-24 NYG W, 38-24 2 2 pass Dan Reeves 2 yard pass from Don Meredith (Harold Deters kick)
6 1967-09-24 NYG W, 38-24 2 16 pass Pete Gent 16 yard pass from Don Meredith (Harold Deters kick)
7 1967-09-24 NYG W, 38-24 3 7 rush Don Perkins 7 yard rush (Harold Deters kick)
8 1967-09-24 NYG W, 38-24 4 20 pass Bob Hayes 20 yard pass from Don Meredith (Harold Deters kick)
9 1967-10-01 RAM L, 13-35 2 1 rush Dan Reeves 1 yard rush
10 1967-10-01 RAM L, 13-35 3 4 pass Bob Hayes 4 yard pass from Don Meredith (Harold Deters kick)
11 1967-10-08 @ WAS W, 17-14 3 25 pass Lance Rentzel 25 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
12 1967-10-08 @ WAS W, 17-14 4 36 pass Dan Reeves 36 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
13 1967-10-15 NOR W, 14-10 1 2 rush Don Perkins 2 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
14 1967-10-15 NOR W, 14-10 2 20 pass Lance Rentzel 20 yard pass from Craig Morton (Danny Villanueva kick)
15 1967-10-22 @ PIT W, 24-21 1 55 pass Bob Hayes 55 yard pass from Craig Morton (Danny Villanueva kick)
16 1967-10-22 @ PIT W, 24-21 2 35 pass Bob Hayes 35 yard pass from Craig Morton (Danny Villanueva kick)
17 1967-10-22 @ PIT W, 24-21 4 5 pass Pettis Norman 5 yard pass from Craig Morton (Danny Villanueva kick)
18 1967-10-29 @ PHI L, 14-21 2 15 pass Lance Rentzel 15 yard pass from Craig Morton (Danny Villanueva kick)
19 1967-10-29 @ PHI L, 14-21 3 64 pass Bob Hayes 64 yard pass from Craig Morton (Danny Villanueva kick)
20 1967-11-05 ATL W, 37-7 1 60 pass Dan Reeves 60 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
21 1967-11-05 ATL W, 37-7 2 7 pass Dan Reeves 7 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
22 1967-11-05 ATL W, 37-7 2 33 interception Lee Roy Jordan 33 yard interception return (Danny Villanueva kick)
23 1967-11-05 ATL W, 37-7 3 1 rush Dan Reeves 1 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
24 1967-11-05 ATL W, 37-7 4 1 rush Dan Reeves 1 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
25 1967-11-12 @ NOR W, 27-10 1 14 rush Don Perkins 14 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
26 1967-11-12 @ NOR W, 27-10 2 5 rush Dan Reeves 5 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
27 1967-11-12 @ NOR W, 27-10 3 56 rush Frank Clarke 56 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
28 1967-11-19 WAS L, 20-27 2 6 pass Lance Rentzel 6 yard pass from Don Meredith
29 1967-11-19 WAS L, 20-27 4 16 pass Frank Clarke 16 yard pass from Craig Morton (Danny Villanueva kick)
30 1967-11-19 WAS L, 20-27 4 6 pass Pettis Norman 6 yard pass from Craig Morton (Danny Villanueva kick)
31 1967-11-23 STL W, 46-21 1 1 rush Don Perkins 1 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
32 1967-11-23 STL W, 46-21 1 69 punt Bob Hayes 69 yard punt return (Danny Villanueva kick)
33 1967-11-23 STL W, 46-21 2 59 pass Bob Hayes 59 yard pass from Don Meredith
34 1967-11-23 STL W, 46-21 3 74 pass Lance Rentzel 74 yard pass from Dan Reeves (Danny Villanueva kick)
35 1967-11-23 STL W, 46-21 3 34 pass Bob Hayes 34 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
36 1967-11-23 STL W, 46-21 4 10 pass Lance Rentzel 10 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
37 1967-12-03 @ BAL L, 17-23 2 35 pass Bob Hayes 35 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
38 1967-12-03 @ BAL L, 17-23 2 26 interception Dave Edwards 26 yard interception return (Danny Villanueva kick)
39 1967-12-10 PHI W, 38-17 1 1 rush Don Perkins 1 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
40 1967-12-10 PHI W, 38-17 2 5 pass Dan Reeves 5 yard pass from Craig Morton (Danny Villanueva kick)
41 1967-12-10 PHI W, 38-17 3 3 rush Don Perkins 3 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
42 1967-12-10 PHI W, 38-17 3 1 rush Dan Reeves 1 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
43 1967-12-10 PHI W, 38-17 4 45 pass Lance Rentzel 45 yard pass from Dan Reeves (Danny Villanueva kick)
44 1967-12-16 @ SFO L, 16-24 4 1 rush Craig Baynham 1 yard rush
45 1967-12-16 @ SFO L, 16-24 4 14 pass Lance Rentzel 14 yard pass from Craig Morton (Danny Villanueva kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1967-09-17 @ CLE L, 14-21 1 5 rush Leroy Kelly 5 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
2 1967-09-17 @ CLE L, 14-21 3 12 pass Gary Collins 12 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
3 1967-09-24 NYG L, 24-38 1 52 pass Homer Jones 52 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Les Murdock kick)
4 1967-09-24 NYG L, 24-38 3 46 rush Homer Jones 46 yard rush (Les Murdock kick)
5 1967-09-24 NYG L, 24-38 4 21 pass Joe Morrison 21 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Les Murdock kick)
6 1967-10-01 RAM W, 35-13 2 3 rush Roman Gabriel 3 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
7 1967-10-01 RAM W, 35-13 3 17 rush Les Josephson 17 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
8 1967-10-01 RAM W, 35-13 3 30 interception Eddie Meador 30 yard interception return (Bruce Gossett kick)
9 1967-10-01 RAM W, 35-13 4 1 rush Roman Gabriel 1 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
10 1967-10-01 RAM W, 35-13 4 21 rush Dick Bass 21 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
11 1967-10-08 @ WAS L, 14-17 2 1 rush Ray McDonald 1 yard rush (John Love kick)
12 1967-10-08 @ WAS L, 14-17 4 8 pass Charley Taylor 8 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (John Love kick)
13 1967-10-15 NOR L, 10-14 2 26 interception Dave Whitsell 26 yard interception return (Charlie Durkee kick)
14 1967-10-22 @ PIT L, 21-24 2 5 pass John Hilton 5 yard pass from Kent Nix (Mike Clark kick)
15 1967-10-22 @ PIT L, 21-24 4 1 rush Kent Nix 1 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
16 1967-10-22 @ PIT L, 21-24 4 11 pass J.R. Wilburn 11 yard pass from Kent Nix (Mike Clark kick)
17 1967-10-29 @ PHI W, 21-14 1 17 rush Izzy Lang 17 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
18 1967-10-29 @ PHI W, 21-14 2 3 pass Gary Ballman 3 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
19 1967-10-29 @ PHI W, 21-14 2 1 rush Tom Woodeshick 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
20 1967-11-05 ATL L, 7-37 3 8 pass Bill Martin 8 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Wade Traynham kick)
21 1967-11-12 @ NOR L, 10-27 1 9 pass Danny Abramowicz 9 yard pass from Gary Cuozzo (Charlie Durkee kick)
22 1967-11-19 WAS W, 27-20 2 29 pass Jerry Smith 29 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Gene Mingo kick)
23 1967-11-19 WAS W, 27-20 2 4 pass Jerry Smith 4 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Gene Mingo kick)
24 1967-11-19 WAS W, 27-20 3 14 pass A.D. Whitfield 14 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen
25 1967-11-19 WAS W, 27-20 4 5 pass Bobby Mitchell 5 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Gene Mingo kick)
26 1967-11-23 STL L, 21-46 1 67 pass Jackie Smith 67 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
27 1967-11-23 STL L, 21-46 1 38 pass Johnny Roland 38 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
28 1967-11-23 STL L, 21-46 3 36 pass Dave Williams 36 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
29 1967-12-03 @ BAL W, 23-17 2 5 pass Raymond Berry 5 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
30 1967-12-03 @ BAL W, 23-17 4 2 rush Lenny Moore 2 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
31 1967-12-10 PHI L, 17-38 4 31 pass Ben Hawkins 31 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
32 1967-12-10 PHI L, 17-38 4 67 interception Joe Scarpati 67 yard interception return (Sam Baker kick)
33 1967-12-16 @ SFO W, 24-16 1 4 pass Sonny Randle 4 yard pass from George Mira (Tommy Davis kick)
34 1967-12-16 @ SFO W, 24-16 2 18 pass John David Crow 18 yard pass from George Mira (Tommy Davis kick)
35 1967-12-16 @ SFO W, 24-16 2 32 pass Gary Lewis 32 yard pass from George Mira (Tommy Davis kick)