1996 Dallas Cowboys Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Barry Switzer (10-6)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1996 Dallas Cowboys Roster
1996 Dallas Cowboys Results

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Dallas racked up 286 points, while the solid defense allowed 250. Troy Aikman threw for 3,126 yards. Michael Irvin hauled in 64 passes for 962 yards. Eric Bjornson provided receiving help, too.

Emmitt Smith ran for a team-best 1,204 yards for the Cowboys.

Kevin Smith and Darren Woodson each picked off 5 errant tosses from the opposition. Tony Tolbert topped the defensive unit with 12 quarterback sacks, topping a defense credited with 37 sacks.

Barry Switzer coached the team. The 1996 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
Troy Aikman46529663.731266.7122.6132.8611812080.1
Wade Wilson18844.4794.400.015.6201734.3
Jason Garrett33100.04414.700.000.03200118.8
Sherman Williams100.
Totals48730763.032496.7122.5142.961 19127


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Emmitt Smith32712043.742 12
Sherman Williams692693.927 0
Herschel Walker10838.339 1
Daryl Johnston22482.20
Troy Aikman35421.210 1
Kevin Williams4112.80
Wade Wilson451.20
Deion Sanders320.70
John Jett1-23-23.0-23 0
Totals47516413.542 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Michael Irvin6496215.061 2
Eric Bjornson483888.125 3
Emmitt Smith472495.321 3
Daryl Johnston432786.523 1
Deion Sanders3647513.241 1
Kevin Williams2732312.031 1
Kelvin Martin2538015.260 1
Herschel Walker78912.724 0
Sherman Williams5418.213 0
Tyji Armstrong2105.00
Stepfret Williams13232.032 0
Johnny Mitchell11717.017 0
Derek Ware155.00
Totals307324910.661 12


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Chris Boniol252496.0363288.9120


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
John Jett74315042.660

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kelvin Martin413739.122 0
Kevin Williams2178.50
Deion Sanders144.00
Totals443949.022 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herschel Walker2777928.989 0
Kevin Williams2147122.439 0
Brock Marion36822.737 0
Charlie Williams22110.521 0
Totals53133925.389 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kevin Smith5459.024 0
Darren Woodson5438.621 0
George Teague44711.822 0
Roger Harper23015.015 0
Deion Sanders231.50
Fred Strickland100.00
Totals191688.824 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
Chris Boniol32240120
Emmitt Smith12300090
Eric Bjornson3000120
Michael Irvin2000114
Deion Sanders0100100012
Kelvin Martin100006
Daryl Johnston010006
Troy Aikman10006
Kevin Williams01000006
Herschel Walker1000006


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