1977 Dallas Cowboys Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-2
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 3-0 Won Super Bowl
Coach: Tom Landry (12-2)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1977 Dallas Cowboys Roster
1977 Dallas Cowboys Results

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1977 season with a record of 12 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

The Cowboys kept the scoreboard humming with 345 points, and the defensive unit allowed 212. Tony Dorsett ran for a team-best 1,007 yards for Dallas.

Roger Staubach tossed for 2,620 yards. Drew Pearson hauled in 48 passes for 870 yards, while Preston Pearson contributed to the receiving game also.

Cliff Harris picked off 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

Tom Landry coached the team. The 1977 Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Roger Staubach36121058.226207.3185.092.5673021987.0
Danny White10440.0353.500.0110.01221510.4
Tony Dorsett11100.03434.000.000.03400118.8
Charlie Waters0000001120.0
Totals37221557.826897.2184.8102.767 33246


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Dorsett20810074.884 12
Robert Newhouse1807214.029 3
Preston Pearson893413.822 1
Roger Staubach511713.433 3
Doug Dennison12605.017 1
Larry Brinson8283.520 1
Drew Pearson22211.011 0
Scott Laidlaw9151.70
Billy DuPree393.00
Danny White1-2-2.0-2 0
Butch Johnson1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals56423694.284 21


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Drew Pearson4887018.167 2
Preston Pearson4653511.636 4
Tony Dorsett292739.423 1
Billy DuPree2834712.423 3
Golden Richards1722513.250 3
Robert Newhouse161066.641 1
Butch Johnson1213511.222 1
Jay Saldi111089.823 2
Scott Laidlaw56012.018 1
Tony Hill22110.512 0
Doug Dennison199.00
Totals215268912.567 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Efren Herrera413995.1291862.193


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Danny White80317139.657
Efren Herrera24422.028

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Butch Johnson504238.538 0
Tony Hill1012412.429 0
Cliff Harris1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals615458.938 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Butch Johnson2253624.464 0
Larry Brinson1740924.141 0
Tony Hill36421.329 0
Doug Dennison13030.030 0
Thomas Henderson188.00
Totals44104723.864 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cliff Harris571.40
Thomas Henderson37926.379 1
Charlie Waters3113.70
Mark Washington23216.021 0
Mel Renfro22814.025 0
Randy Hughes2199.511 0
D.D. Lewis12929.029 0
Bob Breunig11515.015 0
Aaron Kyle199.00
Mike Hegman100.00
Totals2122910.979 1

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 Herrera1839093
Tony Dorsett12100078
Preston Pearson1400030
Robert Newhouse3100024
Golden Richards300018
Billy DuPree0300018
Roger Staubach300018
Jay Saldi2100018
Drew Pearson0200012
Thomas Henderson010006
Butch Johnson01000006
Charlie Waters010006
Scott Laidlaw010006
Doug Dennison1000006
Larry Brinson100006


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