1976 Dallas Cowboys Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-3
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Tom Landry (11-3)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1976 Dallas Cowboys Roster
1976 Dallas Cowboys Results

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1976 season with a record of 11 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Dallas racked up 296 points, while the rigid defensive squad surrendered 194. Doug Dennison ran for a team-best 542 yards for the Cowboys, while Scott Laidlaw and Robert Newhouse also buoyed the ground attack.

Roger Staubach passed for 2,715 yards. Drew Pearson hauled in 58 passes for 806 yards. Billy DuPree was targeted regularly, too.

Mark Washington intercepted 4 errant tosses from the opposition.

Tom Landry coached the team. The 1976 Dallas Cowboys lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Roger Staubach36920856.427157.4143.8113.0532921579.9
Danny White201365.021310.6210.0210.05611594.4
Drew Pearson11100.03939.01100.000.03900158.3
Totals39022256.929677.6174.4133.356 30230


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Doug Dennison1535423.514 6
Robert Newhouse1164503.924 3
Scott Laidlaw944244.528 3
Preston Pearson682333.421 1
Charley Young482084.324 0
Roger Staubach431844.318 3
Billy DuPree7507.113 0
Drew Pearson22010.011 0
Jay Saldi11919.019 0
Danny White6172.814 0
Totals53821474.028 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Drew Pearson5880613.940 6
Billy DuPree4268016.238 2
Scott Laidlaw383258.626 1
Preston Pearson2331613.730 2
Golden Richards1941421.856 3
Robert Newhouse15865.716 0
Charley Young1113412.225 1
Doug Dennison8678.433 0
Butch Johnson58416.843 2
Benny Barnes14343.043 0
Jay Saldi166.00
Beasley Reece166.00
Totals222296713.456 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Efren Herrera3434100.0231878.388


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Danny White70269038.454
Efren Herrera24924.527

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Butch Johnson4548910.955 0
Totals4548910.955 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Butch Johnson2869324.874 0
Jim Jensen1331324.135 0
Jay Saldi199.00
Totals42101524.274 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mark Washington44912.222 0
Cliff Harris33210.729 0
Mel Renfro3237.723 0
Charlie Waters362.00
Benny Barnes12323.023 0
Harvey Martin100.00
Randy Hughes100.00
Totals161338.329 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Efren Herrera1834088
Drew Pearson06100042
Doug Dennison6000036
Scott Laidlaw3100024
Robert Newhouse3000018
Preston Pearson1200018
Golden Richards300018
Roger Staubach300018
Butch Johnson20000012
Billy DuPree0200012
Charley Young010006
Aaron Kyle00012
Thomas Henderson00012


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