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1964 Dallas Cowboys season


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Updated: 2017-01-12T15:50Z
1964 Dallas Cowboys season
Head coachTom Landry
OwnerClint Murchison, Jr.
Home fieldCotton Bowl
Results
Record5–8–1
Division place5th NFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify

The 1964 Dallas Cowboys season was their fifth in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 4–10, winning five games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season.

Schedule

WeekDateOpponentResultAttendance
1September 12, 1964St. Louis CardinalsL 16–6
36,605
2September 20, 1964Washington RedskinsW 24–18
25,158
3September 27, 1964at Pittsburgh SteelersL 23–17
35,594
4October 4, 1964at Cleveland BrownsL 27–6
72,062
5October 11, 1964New York GiantsT 13–13
33,324
6October 18, 1964Cleveland BrownsL 20–16
37,456
7October 25, 1964at St. Louis CardinalsW 31–13
28,253
8November 1, 1964at Chicago BearsW 24–10
47,527
9November 8, 1964at New York GiantsW 31–21
63,061
10November 15, 1964Philadelphia EaglesL 17–14
55,972
11November 22, 1964at Washington RedskinsL 28–16
49,219
12November 29, 1964Green Bay PackersL 45–21
44,975
13December 6, 1964at Philadelphia EaglesL 24–14
60,671
14December 13, 1964Pittsburgh SteelersW 17–14
35,271

Game Summaries

Week 4: at Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns 27, Dallas Cowboys 6
1234Total
Cowboys06006
Browns767727

at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

Game information

Week 6: vs. Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns 20, Dallas Cowboys 16
1234Total
Browns760720
Cowboys0610016

at Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas

Game information

Standings

NFL Eastern Conference
WLTPCTCONFPFPASTK
Cleveland Browns1031.7699–2–1415293W1
St. Louis Cardinals932.7508–2–2357331W4
Philadelphia Eagles680.4296–6312313L1
Washington Redskins680.4295–7307305L2
Dallas Cowboys581.3854–7–1250289W1
Pittsburgh Steelers590.3575–7253315L1
New York Giants2102.1672–8–2241399L4

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

Season recap

With one year left on his original contract, Tom Landry is re-signed to an additional 10-year extension, in effect giving him an 11-year deal, the longest in major pro sports history in the United States.

Roster

Dallas Cowboys 1964 roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Rookies in italics
40 Active, 1 Inactive

References

External links

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