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11-2-1, Finished 1st in NFL Capitol Division  · 1969 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.9, Offense: 2.5, Defense: 4.4, SoS: -3.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 369 points (26.4/g), 2nd of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 223 points (15.9/g), 4th.
 Differential of 146 points (10.4/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 10.7-3.3.

Coach: Tom Landry (11-2-1)

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
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 369 5122 931 5.5 30 12 17 275 189 355 2846 24 18 7.1 125 532 2276 17 4.3 133
Team Defense 223 3707 826 4.5 35 11 10 203 235 458 2657 23 24 5.2 141 313 1050 3 3.4 52
Lg Rank Offense 2 1 4 5 2 12 4 2 6 1 1 1 1 3
Lg Rank Defense 4 3 7 10 3 14 11 11 4 4 1 1 1 3

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 21 boxscore W 1-0 St. Louis Cardinals 24 3 14 362 210 152 2 10 257 199 58 3
2 Sun September 28 boxscore W 2-0 @ New Orleans Saints 21 17 17 294 81 213 1 17 310 269 41 4
3 Sun October 5 boxscore W 3-0 @ Philadelphia Eagles 38 7 27 526 344 182 1 15 252 198 54 2
4 Sun October 12 boxscore W 4-0 @ Atlanta Falcons 24 17 19 397 232 165 1 14 213 125 88 2
5 Sun October 19 boxscore W 5-0 Philadelphia Eagles 49 14 24 447 276 171 1 8 180 122 58 3
6 Mon October 27 boxscore W 6-0 New York Giants 25 3 21 370 153 217 3 8 166 126 40 2
7 Sun November 2 boxscore L 6-1 @ Cleveland Browns 10 42 20 323 183 140 6 20 325 230 95 3
8 Sun November 9 boxscore W 7-1 New Orleans Saints 33 17 18 438 251 187 2 20 303 162 141 3
9 Sun November 16 boxscore W 8-1 @ Washington Redskins 41 28 23 365 147 218 1 19 377 320 57 4
10 Sun November 23 boxscore L 8-2 @ Los Angeles Rams 23 24 20 352 222 130 4 16 290 202 88 2
11 Thu November 27 boxscore T 8-2-1 San Francisco 49ers 24 24 21 305 168 137 3 15 319 227 92 1
12 Sun December 7 boxscore W 9-2-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10 7 13 202 109 93 3 14 217 140 77 1
13 Sat December 13 boxscore W 10-2-1 Baltimore Colts 27 10 18 408 275 133 1 8 224 164 60 4
14 Sun December 21 boxscore W 11-2-1 Washington Redskins 20 10 20 333 195 138 1 19 274 173 101 1
Playoffs
Division Sun December 28 boxscore L 11-3-1 Cleveland Browns 14 38 17 217 117 100 3 22 344 247 97

Passing

No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
14 Craig Morton 26 QB 13 13 10-2-1 162 302 53.6 2619 21 7.0 15 5.0 67 8.7 7.8 16.2 201.5 85.4 30 246 7.15 6.38 9.0 2 2
12 Roger Staubach 27 qb 6 1 1-0-0 23 47 48.9 421 1 2.1 2 4.3 75 9.0 7.5 18.3 70.2 69.5 12 106 5.34 4.15 20.3
35 Calvin Hill*+ 22 HB 13 13 3 3 100.0 137 2 66.7 0 0.0 59 45.7 59.0 45.7 10.5 158.3 0 0 45.67 59.00 0.0
30 Dan Reeves 25 13 2 1 3 33.3 35 0 0.0 1 33.3 35 11.7 -3.3 35.0 2.7 38.9 2 14 4.20 -4.80 40.0
Team Total 26.5 14 11-2-1 189 355 53.2 3212 24 6.8 18 5.1 75 9.0 8.1 17.0 229.4 85.6 44 366 7.13 6.31 11.0 2 2
Opp Total 14 235 458 51.3 3109 23 5.0 24 5.2 6.8 5.43 13.2 222.1 68.0 55 452 5.2 4.0 10.7

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. 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
35 Calvin Hill*+ 22 HB 13 13 204 942 8 55 4.6 72.5 15.7 20 232 11.6 0 28 1.5 17.8 1174 8 7
32 Walt Garrison 25 FB 13 13 176 818 2 21 4.6 62.9 13.5 13 131 10.1 0 25 1.0 10.1 949 2 4
30 Dan Reeves 25 13 2 59 173 4 14 2.9 13.3 4.5 18 187 10.4 1 29 1.4 14.4 360 5 2
25 Les Shy 25 14 0 42 154 1 23 3.7 11.0 3.0 8 124 15.5 1 49 0.6 8.9 278 2 1
14 Craig Morton 26 QB 13 13 16 62 1 15 3.9 4.8 1.2 62 1 4
12 Roger Staubach 27 qb 6 1 15 60 1 19 4.0 10.0 2.5 60 1 2
42 Claxton Welch 22 6 0 6 21 0 6 3.5 3.5 1.0 21 0 0
84 Pettis Norman 30 TE 10 10 5 20 0 21 4.0 2.0 0.5 13 238 18.3 3 31 1.3 23.8 258 3 1
22 Bob Hayes 27 PR/SE 10 10 4 17 0 8 4.3 1.7 0.4 40 746 18.7 4 67 4.0 74.6 763 4 2
46 Craig Baynham 25 10 0 3 -2 0 2 -0.7 -0.2 0.3 -2 0 1
19 Lance Rentzel 26 FL 14 14 2 11 0 14 5.5 0.8 0.1 43 960 22.3 12 75 3.1 68.6 971 12 0
89 Mike Ditka 30 te 12 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 268 15.8 3 51 1.4 22.3 268 3 0
24 Dennis Homan 23 wr 11 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 240 20.0 0 66 1.1 21.8 240 0 0
40 Bobby Joe Conrad 34 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 74 18.5 0 34 0.5 9.3 74 0 0
70 Rayfield Wright 24 t 14 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 0.9 12 0 0
Team Total 26.5 14 532 2276 17 55 4.3 162.6 38.0 189 3212 17.0 24 75 13.5 229.4 5488 41 28
Opp Total 14 313 1050 3 3.4 75.0 22.4 235 2657 11.3 23 16.8 189.8 3707 26 23

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
22 Bob Hayes 27 PR/SE 10 10 18 179 0 50 9.9 3 80 0 46 26.7 1022
20 Mel Renfro*+ 28 RS 14 14 15 80 0 34 5.3 80
45 Richmond Flowers 22 KR 6 0 11 238 0 30 21.6 238
46 Craig Baynham 25 10 0 6 114 0 29 19.0 112
42 Claxton Welch 22 6 0 5 112 0 35 22.4 133
35 Calvin Hill*+ 22 HB 13 13 4 125 0 46 31.3 1299
19 Lance Rentzel 26 FL 14 14 4 14 0 11 3.5 985
25 Les Shy 25 14 0 3 47 0 26 15.7 325
34 Cornell Green+ 29 LCB 14 14 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
23 Mike Johnson 26 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
32 Walt Garrison 25 FB 13 13 1 2 0 2 2.0 951
Team Total 26.5 14 38 273 0 50 7.2 36 718 0 46 19.9 6479
Opp Total 14 43 305 0 7.1 64 1242 0 19.4

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
83 Mike Clark 29 K 14 0 8 7 7 6 6 4 11 3 4 36 20 55.6% 44 43 97.7%
10 Ron Widby+ 24 P 14 0 63 2729 62 0 43.3
Team Total 26.5 14 8 7 7 6 6 4 11 3 4 36 20 55.6% 44 43 97.7% 63 2729 62 0 43.3
Opp Total 14 25 9 36.0% 28 28 100.0% 82 3460 42.2

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
20 Mel Renfro*+ 28 RS 14 14 10 118 0 41 0 0 2 0 0 0
35 Calvin Hill*+ 22 HB 13 13 0 7 2 0 0
32 Walt Garrison 25 FB 13 13 0 4 1 0 0
14 Craig Morton 26 QB 13 13 0 4 1 0 0
22 Bob Hayes 27 PR/SE 10 10 0 2 2 0 0
55 Lee Roy Jordan*+ 28 MLB 14 14 2 38 0 38 0 0 0 2 0 0
63 Larry Cole 23 LDE 14 10 1 41 1 41 0 0 0 2 7 0
27 Mike Gaechter 29 LS 13 13 3 72 0 37 0
54 Chuck Howley*+ 33 RLB 14 14 2 37 0 28 0 0 0 1 0 0
23 Mike Johnson 26 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
12 Roger Staubach 27 qb 6 1 0 2 1 0 0
31 Otto Brown 22 14 1 1 31 0 31 0 0 0 1 6 0
37 Phil Clark 24 RCB 14 14 2 2 0 2 0
77 Ron East 26 dt 14 3 0 0 2 0 0
34 Cornell Green+ 29 LCB 14 14 2 0 0 0 0
74 Bob Lilly*+ 30 RDT 14 14 0 0 2 9 1
84 Pettis Norman 30 TE 10 10 0 1 1 0 0
30 Dan Reeves 25 13 2 0 2 0 0 0
57 Malcolm Walker 26 C 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
46 Craig Baynham 25 10 0 0 1 0 0 0
89 Mike Ditka 30 te 12 4 0 0 1 0 0
52 Dave Edwards 30 LLB 14 14 1 0 0 0 0
76 John Niland* 25 LG 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
75 Jethro Pugh 25 LDT 12 11 0 0 1 0 0
19 Lance Rentzel 26 FL 14 14 0 0 1 4 1
25 Les Shy 25 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
42 Claxton Welch 22 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.5 14 24 339 1 41 0 0 28 26 26 2 1
Opp Total 14 44 23 12

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
83 Mike Clark 29 K 14 0 43 20 103
19 Lance Rentzel 26 FL 14 14 12 1 13 78
35 Calvin Hill*+ 22 HB 13 13 8 8 48
30 Dan Reeves 25 13 2 4 1 5 30
22 Bob Hayes 27 PR/SE 10 10 4 4 24
89 Mike Ditka 30 te 12 4 3 3 18
84 Pettis Norman 30 TE 10 10 3 3 18
32 Walt Garrison 25 FB 13 13 2 2 12
25 Les Shy 25 14 0 1 1 2 12
63 Larry Cole 23 LDE 14 10 1 1 6
74 Bob Lilly*+ 30 RDT 14 14 1 1 6
14 Craig Morton 26 QB 13 13 1 1 6
12 Roger Staubach 27 qb 6 1 1 1 6
66 George Andrie*+ 29 RDE 14 14 1 2
Team Total 26.5 14 17 24 2 1 44 43 20 1 369
Opp Total 14 3 23 1 1 28 9 223