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1996 Dallas Cowboys

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10-6-0, NFC East Division  · 1996 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.4, Offense: -2.9, Defense: 5.3, SoS: 0.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 286 points (17.9/g), 25th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 250 points (15.6/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 36 points (2.2/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 9.3-6.7.

Coach: Barry Switzer (10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ernie Zampese
 Defensive Coordinator: Dave Campo

Stadium: Texas Stadium
 Training Camp: St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Mon September 2 boxscore L 0-1 @ Chicago Bears 6 22 18 256 173 83 4 14 304 213 91 2
2 Sun September 8 boxscore W 1-1 New York Giants 27 0 21 368 228 140 7 105 42 63 2
3 Sun September 15 boxscore L 1-2 Indianapolis Colts 24 25 18 295 184 111 1 18 321 218 103 2
4 Sun September 22 boxscore L 1-3 @ Buffalo Bills 7 10 12 192 160 32 4 14 224 89 135 2
5 Mon September 30 boxscore W 2-3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 23 19 15 239 131 108 2 14 259 174 85 5
6 Bye Week
7 Sun October 13 boxscore W 3-3 Arizona Cardinals 17 3 22 324 199 125 1 13 178 120 58 1
8 Sun October 20 boxscore W 4-3 Atlanta Falcons 32 28 17 306 250 56 2 22 369 256 113
9 Sun October 27 boxscore W 5-3 @ Miami Dolphins 29 10 27 482 359 123 10 221 173 48 3
10 Sun November 3 boxscore L 5-4 Philadelphia Eagles 21 31 22 296 179 117 2 22 347 217 130
11 Sun November 10 boxscore W OT 6-4 @ San Francisco 49ers 20 17 20 316 222 94 1 16 267 156 111 3
12 Mon November 18 boxscore W 7-4 Green Bay Packers 21 6 15 317 205 112 15 254 164 90
13 Sun November 24 boxscore L 7-5 @ New York Giants 6 20 15 305 272 33 5 14 215 104 111 1
14 Thu November 28 boxscore W 8-5 Washington Redskins 21 10 19 247 46 201 1 13 209 163 46 3
15 Sun December 8 boxscore W 9-5 @ Arizona Cardinals 10 6 15 334 254 80 2 20 347 213 134 4
16 Sun December 15 boxscore W 10-5 New England Patriots 12 6 16 251 144 107 2 16 279 178 101 4
17 Sun December 22 boxscore L 10-6 @ Washington Redskins 10 37 14 235 116 119 2 32 483 326 157 1
Playoffs
WildCard Sat December 28 boxscore W 11-6 Minnesota Vikings 40 15 27 438 183 255 2 12 268 205 63 6
Division Sun January 5 boxscore L 11-7 @ Carolina Panthers 17 26 21 244 148 96 3 18 227 100 127 2