1997 Dallas Cowboys Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-10
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Barry Switzer (6-10)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1997 Dallas Cowboys Roster
1997 Dallas Cowboys Results

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

Dallas chalked up 304 points, while the defense surrendered 314. Troy Aikman led the charge, passing for 3,283 yards. Michael Irvin paced all receivers, hauling in 75 passes for 1,180 yards.

Emmitt Smith ran for a team-best 1,074 yards for the Cowboys.

Omar Stoutmire and Deion Sanders each picked off 2 opponent throws. Shante Carver sacked quarterbacks 6 times.

Barry Switzer coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Troy Aikman51829256.432836.3193.7122.3643326978.0
Wade Wilson211257.11155.500.000.03242672.5
Jason Garrett141071.4564.000.000.01221878.3
Totals55331456.834546.2193.4122.264 39313


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Emmitt Smith26110744.144 4
Sherman Williams1214683.918 2
Troy Aikman25793.213 0
Herschel Walker6203.311 0
Anthony Miller166.00
Daryl Johnston231.50
Wade Wilson6-2-0.30
Deion Sanders1-11-11.0-11 0
Totals42316373.944 6


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Michael Irvin75118015.755 9
Eric Bjornson474429.432 0
Anthony Miller4664514.054 4
Emmitt Smith402345.824 0
Stepfret Williams3030810.320 1
Sherman Williams211597.618 0
Daryl Johnston181669.221 1
David LaFleur181226.817 2
Herschel Walker1414910.664 2
Billy Davis33311.012 0
Scott Galbraith2168.011 0
Totals314345411.064 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Richie Cunningham2424100.0373491.9126
Toby Gowin10.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Toby Gowin86359241.872

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Deion Sanders3340712.383 1
Kevin Mathis11918.345 0
Stepfret Williams2147.014 0
Kavika Pittman100.00
Totals4751210.983 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herschel Walker50116723.349 0
Brock Marion1031131.149 0
Scott Galbraith22412.013 0
Deion Sanders11818.018 0
Totals63152024.149 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Deion Sanders28140.550 1
Omar Stoutmire284.00
Kevin Smith12121.021 0
Darren Woodson11414.014 0
Dexter Coakley166.00
Totals713018.650 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
Richie Cunningham34240126
Michael Irvin900054
Emmitt Smith40000126
Anthony Miller0400024
Deion Sanders010100012
Herschel Walker02000012
David LaFleur200012
Sherman Williams2000012
Dexter Coakley010006
Chad Hennings10006
Daryl Johnston010006
Stepfret Williams100006
Eric Bjornson000012


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