1996 Dallas Cowboys Schedule & Results

1996 Dallas Cowboys schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1996 NFC Wild Card Game
Sat 12/28 1234FINAL
Minnesota (9-7) 007815
Dallas (10-6) 7237340
Pass
B. Johnson (MIN), 27-15-208, 2 INT, 1 TD
T. Aikman (DAL), 29-19-178, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Lee (MIN), 7-26
E. Smith (DAL), 17-116, 2 TD
Rec
C. Evans (MIN), 3-9
M. Irvin (DAL), 8-103
1996 NFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sun 1/5 1234FINAL
Dallas (10-6) 383317
Carolina (12-4) 7103626
Pass
T. Aikman (DAL), 36-18-165, 3 INT, 1 TD
K. Collins (CAR), 22-12-100, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
E. Smith (DAL), 22-80
A. Johnson (CAR), 26-104
Rec
K. Williams (DAL), 6-89
W. Green (CAR), 5-53, 1 TD

Regular Season

Mon 9/2 1234FINAL
Dallas (0-1) 30036
Chicago (1-0) 01001222
Pass
T. Aikman (DAL), 37-21-192, 1 INT, 0 TD
E. Kramer (CHI), 27-12-133, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Smith (DAL), 18-70
R. Green (CHI), 17-62
Rec
D. Sanders (DAL), 9-87
C. Conway (CHI), 4-33
Sun 9/8 1234FINAL
NY Giants (0-2) 00000
Dallas (1-1) 1473327
Pass
D. Brown (NYG), 19-10-55, 1 INT, 0 TD
T. Aikman (DAL), 27-19-228, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
R. Hampton (NYG), 15-44
E. Smith (DAL), 24-82
Rec
K. Elias (NYG), 3-12
K. Williams (DAL), 6-86, 1 TD
Sun 9/15 1234FINAL
Indianapolis (3-0) 3613325
Dallas (1-2) 7140324
Pass
J. Harbaugh (IND), 28-19-244, 1 INT, 2 TD
T. Aikman (DAL), 27-17-184, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
Z. Crockett (IND), 10-36
E. Smith (DAL), 26-101, 1 TD
Rec
S. Dawkins (IND), 4-57
E. Bjornson (DAL), 5-54
Sun 9/22 1234FINAL
Dallas (1-3) 00077
Buffalo (3-1) 703010
Pass
T. Aikman (DAL), 33-16-164, 3 INT, 0 TD
T. Collins (BUF), 17-11-87, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Smith (DAL), 15-25, 1 TD
T. Thomas (BUF), 22-51, 1 TD
Rec
E. Bjornson (DAL), 6-48
A. Reed (BUF), 5-36
Mon 9/30 1234FINAL
Dallas (2-3) 7133023
Philadelphia (3-2) 1007219
Pass
T. Aikman (DAL), 22-13-149, 0 INT, 1 TD
T. Detmer (PHI), 14-7-118, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Smith (DAL), 22-92, 1 TD
R. Watters (PHI), 21-68, 1 TD
Rec
E. Smith (DAL), 3-30
R. Watters (PHI), 4-26
Sun 10/13 1234FINAL
Arizona (2-4) 00033
Dallas (3-3) 037717
Pass
K. Graham (ARI), 31-16-141, 1 INT, 0 TD
T. Aikman (DAL), 37-23-199, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
L. Centers (ARI), 5-24
E. Smith (DAL), 21-112, 2 TD
Rec
L. Centers (ARI), 8-40
M. Irvin (DAL), 5-51
Sun 10/20 1234FINAL
Atlanta (0-7) 3157328
Dallas (4-3) 7108732
Pass
B. Hebert (ATL), 40-25-272, 0 INT, 1 TD
T. Aikman (DAL), 24-17-265, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Anderson (ATL), 26-97
E. Smith (DAL), 15-50, 2 TD
Rec
B. Emanuel (ATL), 8-71, 1 TD
M. Irvin (DAL), 7-119
Sun 10/27 1234FINAL
Dallas (5-3) 3613729
Miami (4-4) 0100010
Pass
T. Aikman (DAL), 41-33-363, 0 INT, 3 TD
D. Marino (MIA), 27-12-173, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Smith (DAL), 22-74
A. Al-Jabbar (MIA), 7-29
Rec
M. Irvin (DAL), 12-186, 1 TD
O. McDuffie (MIA), 3-32
Sun 11/3 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (7-2) 7771031
Dallas (5-4) 733821
Pass
T. Detmer (PHI), 33-19-217, 0 INT, 1 TD
T. Aikman (DAL), 33-21-179, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Watters (PHI), 24-116, 1 TD
E. Smith (DAL), 24-113, 2 TD
Rec
I. Fryar (PHI), 9-120, 1 TD
M. Irvin (DAL), 7-89
Sun 11/10 12345F/OT
Dallas (6-4) 07010320
San Francisco (7-3) 10007017
Pass
T. Aikman (DAL), 39-24-230, 1 INT, 1 TD
E. Grbac (SF), 17-10-88, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Smith (DAL), 26-81
W. Floyd (SF), 10-55
Rec
E. Bjornson (DAL), 8-45, 1 TD
J. Rice (SF), 5-49
Mon 11/18 1234FINAL
Green Bay (8-3) 00066
Dallas (7-4) 690621
Pass
B. Favre (GB), 37-21-194, 0 INT, 1 TD
T. Aikman (DAL), 35-24-206, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Bennett (GB), 8-48
E. Smith (DAL), 20-76
Rec
K. Jackson (GB), 7-98
E. Smith (DAL), 6-16
Sun 11/24 1234FINAL
Dallas (7-5) 30036
NY Giants (5-7) 0130720
Pass
T. Aikman (DAL), 39-28-280, 2 INT, 0 TD
D. Brown (NYG), 18-12-110, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Smith (DAL), 11-18
T. Wheatley (NYG), 21-69
Rec
D. Johnston (DAL), 7-57
C. Calloway (NYG), 4-48
Thu 11/28 1234FINAL
Washington (8-5) 037010
Dallas (8-5) 077721
Pass
G. Frerotte (WAS), 33-17-175, 2 INT, 1 TD
T. Aikman (DAL), 19-9-63, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Allen (WAS), 12-34
E. Smith (DAL), 29-155, 3 TD
Rec
L. Shepherd (WAS), 4-46, 1 TD
D. Johnston (DAL), 2-11
Sun 12/8 1234FINAL
Dallas (9-5) 007310
Arizona (6-8) 33006
Pass
T. Aikman (DAL), 24-15-255, 0 INT, 1 TD
B. Esiason (ARI), 36-18-224, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Smith (DAL), 27-70
L. McElroy (ARI), 14-90
Rec
M. Irvin (DAL), 8-198, 1 TD
F. Sanders (ARI), 5-75
Sun 12/15 1234FINAL
New England (10-5) 60006
Dallas (10-5) 336012
Pass
D. Bledsoe (NE), 40-20-178, 3 INT, 0 TD
T. Aikman (DAL), 28-16-169, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Martin (NE), 20-91
E. Smith (DAL), 27-85
Rec
T. Glenn (NE), 8-83
M. Irvin (DAL), 6-76
Sun 12/22 1234FINAL
Dallas (10-6) 030710
Washington (9-7) 31371437
Pass
W. Wilson (DAL), 18-8-79, 1 INT, 0 TD
G. Frerotte (WAS), 31-22-346, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
H. Walker (DAL), 6-71, 1 TD
T. Allen (WAS), 26-87, 3 TD
Rec
S. Williams (DAL), 2-14
H. Ellard (WAS), 7-155

Preseason

Saturday, July 27, 1996 FINAL
Oakland (0-1) 34
Dallas (1-0) 35
Monday, August 5, 1996 FINAL
Dallas (1-1) 6
Kansas City (1-0) 32
Monday, August 12, 1996 FINAL
New England (1-1) 31
Dallas (1-2) 7
Saturday, August 17, 1996 FINAL
Denver (3-0) 20
Dallas (1-3) 3
Saturday, August 24, 1996 FINAL
Dallas (2-3) 24
Houston (2-2) 19

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