Cowboys Flashbacks Archive

Dallas Cowboys 1979 Flashback: Roger and Out!

On December 16, 1979 the Cowboys played in what many believe to be one of the greatest games of all time. In the final game of the regular season at Texas Stadium the Cowboys needed to beat

Four minutes and 54 seconds that will live forever in Cowboys history

The 49ers sat at their own 10 yard line with 4:54 left on the clock. The Cowboys were ahead 27-21 and all they needed to do was prevent a touchdown and stand tall like they had done so many

Flashback: Has it been 20 years already?

Anytime a team wins a Super Bowl it’s special no matter how they get there. The last two Super Bowl Champions didn’t make it into the playoffs until the final game of the season. The Packers got

Flashback, Cowboys vs Eagles – 1993

The Cowboys started the 1993 season with a 0-2 record as Emmitt Smith stayed away due to a contract holdout. After the second loss Jerry Jones realized the Cowboys needed Emmitt Smith to win and he signed

Flashback, Cowboys vs Cardinals – 1995

With the Cowboys playing on Christmas night this season, I thought I would flashback 15 years ago when the Cowboys also played on Christmas night. It was the final game of the 1995 season and the Cowboys

Flashback, Cowboys vs Redskins – 1989

When Jerry Jones hired Jimmy Johnson to coach the Cowboys in 1989 Johnson had a plan. He was going to build the Cowboys his way and bring back the glory days. Although the 1-15 record of 1989

Flashback, Cowboys vs Eagles – 1981

The Cowboys entered this Week 15 match-up against the Eagles looking to capture their 12th NFC East title in the last 16 years. The Eagles had taken the division title from the Cowboys one year earlier and

Flashback, Cowboys vs Colts – 1981

The 1981 Dallas Cowboys were in a habit of not playing their best football against lesser opponents. The Cowboys were 4-0 when they went up against the 1-3 St. Louis Cardinals and lost 20-17. They were 8-2

Flashback, Cowboys vs Saints – 1983

It wasn’t a game that will go down in Cowboys history. Actually, it wasn’t even a game that the Cowboys had any business winning.  What the Texas Stadium crowd got in week 4 of the 1983 season

Flashback, Cowboys vs Lions – 1981

The Cowboys entered the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit with an 8-2 record and tied with the Philadelphia Eagles for first place in the NFC East. The Lions were 4-6 and five of their six losses had come in

Flashback, Cowboys vs Giants – 1992

Going into the second game of the season against the NY Giants in 1992, the Cowboys had only beaten the Giants once in the previous eight meetings. The Cowboys were looking to go 2-0 for the first time

Flashback, Cowboys vs Packers – 1982

Although the Cowboys are in the middle of a very disappointing season I thought it would be a good idea to continue my Flashback posts. It’s always nice to dive into a classic game that involved some all-time