1968 Dallas Cowboys Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-2
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Capitol Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Tom Landry (12-2)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1968 Dallas Cowboys Roster
1968 Dallas Cowboys Results

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 12 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Capitol Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

On offense, Dallas scored 431 points, best in the league. At the same time, the rigid defensive squad yielded 186 points. Don Meredith tossed for 2,500 yards. Lance Rentzel paced all receivers, hauling in 54 passes for 1,009 yards, while Bob Hayes was targeted regularly as well.

Don Perkins ran for a team-best 836 yards for the Cowboys.

Chuck Howley picked off 6 errant tosses from the opposition.

Tom Landry coached the team. The 1968 Dallas Cowboys lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Don Meredith30917155.325008.1216.8123.96588.4
Craig Morton854451.87528.844.767.15368.4
Dan Reeves4250.04310.800.000.02488.5
Craig Baynham100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Perkins1918364.428 4
Craig Baynham1034384.322 5
Walt Garrison452716.022 5
Les Shy641792.817 1
Dan Reeves401784.425 4
Don Meredith221235.616 1
Pettis Norman45112.826 0
Craig Morton4287.012 2
Bob Hayes420.50
Pete Gent2-5-2.50
Rayfield Wright1-10-10.0-10 0
Totals48020914.428 22


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lance Rentzel54100918.765 6
Bob Hayes5390917.254 10
Craig Baynham2938013.140 3
Pettis Norman1820411.334 1
Don Perkins1718010.624 2
Pete Gent1619412.122 0
Les Shy1010510.541 0
Walt Garrison711115.953 0
Dan Reeves78412.021 1
Dennis Homan49223.036 1
Rayfield Wright11515.015 1
Sonny Randle11212.012 0
Totals217329515.265 25


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Mike Clark5454100.0291758.6105


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ron Widby59241540.984

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Hayes1531220.890 2
Lance Rentzel14936.627 0
Dennis Homan100.00
Totals3040513.590 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Craig Baynham2359025.740 0
Dick Daniels919321.432 0
Dennis Homan22110.521 0
Bob Hayes12020.020 0
Ralph Neely3175.70
Pettis Norman100.00
Totals3984121.640 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chuck Howley611519.258 1
Cornell Green47418.555 1
Mike Gaechter3237.717 0
Lee Jordan3175.70
Mel Renfro351.70
Mike Johnson331.00
Dick Daniels22512.517 0
Dave Simmons188.00
Larry Cole155.01
Totals2627510.658 3

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Mike Clark17540105
Bob Hayes0102000072
Craig Baynham53000048
Don Perkins4200036
Lance Rentzel6000036
Walt Garrison5000030
Dan Reeves4100030
Craig Morton200012
Larry Cole1100012
Rayfield Wright010006
Les Shy100006
Pettis Norman0100006
Dennis Homan1000006
Don Meredith10006
Chuck Howley10006
Willie Townes10006
Cornell Green10006
Jethro Pugh00012


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