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1974 Dallas Cowboys: 8-6-0
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Home record: 5-2-0 (160 points scored, 129 allowed) Road record: 3-4-0 (137 points scored, 106 allowed) Head Coach: Tom Landry 297 points scored (8th of 26 teams), 235 points allowed (10th) NFL Averages: 18.2 points/game (254.5 points/team) Team stats and rankings: ---------------- PASSING ---------------- ----------- RUSHING ---------- --- TOTAL --- Cmp Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Int Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Yards (Rank) Turnovers Offense: 206 385 2,529 ( 3) 5.85 14 15 542 2,454 ( 1) 4.5 22 4,983 ( 1) 31 Defense: 178 349 2,119 (14) 5.49 17 13 417 1,344 ( 2) 3.2 8 3,463 ( 4) 26


Team roster (starters in bold): # Player Pos GP Hgt Wgt Age Exp College 1 Efren Herrera K 11 5'9 185 23 R UCLA 10 Duane Carrell P 7 5'10 185 25 1 Florida State 12 Roger Staubach QB 14 6'2 197 32 6 Navy 14 Craig Morton QB 2 6'4 210 31 10 California 19 Clint Longley QB 2 6'1 193 22 R Abilene Christian 20 Mel Renfro DB 11 6'0 192 32 11 Oregon 21 Doug Dennison RB 12 6'1 195 22 R Kutztown 22 Bob Hayes WR 12 6'0 185 31 10 Florida A&M 30 Charley Young RB 14 6'1 210 22 R North Carolina State 31 Benny Barnes DB 14 6'1 192 23 3 Stanford 32 Walt Garrison RB 14 6'0 205 30 9 Oklahoma State 33 Mac Percival K 3 6'4 220 34 8 Texas Tech 34 Cornell Green DB 14 6'4 212 34 13 Utah State 35 Calvin Hill RB 12 6'3 230 27 6 Yale 37 Dennis Morgan RB 13 5'11 200 22 R Western Illinois 40 Les Strayhorn RB 13 5'10 205 23 2 East Carolina 41 Charlie Waters DB 14 6'1 193 26 5 Clemson 43 Cliff Harris DB 14 6'0 190 25 5 Ouachita Baptist 44 Robert Newhouse RB 14 5'10 205 24 3 Houston 46 Mark Washington DB 13 5'10 186 26 5 Morgan State 50 D.D. Lewis LB 14 6'2 218 29 6 Mississippi State 51 Dave Manders C 14 6'2 250 33 10 Michigan State 52 Dave Edwards LB 14 6'3 226 34 12 Auburn 55 Lee Roy Jordan LB 14 6'2 226 33 12 Alabama 56 Rodrigo Barnes LB 2 6'1 215 24 2 Rice 57 Louie Walker LB 8 6'1 216 22 R Colorado State 58 Cal Peterson LB 14 6'3 220 22 R UCLA 59 Ken Hutcherson LB 14 6'1 220 22 R West Alabama 60 Gene Killian OG 7 6'4 250 22 R Tennessee 61 Blaine Nye OG 14 6'4 255 28 7 Stanford 62 John Fitzgerald C 12 6'5 255 26 4 Boston College 63 Larry Cole DE 14 6'4 250 27 7 Hawaii 64 Jim Arneson OG 14 6'3 252 23 2 Arizona 67 Pat Toomay DE 14 6'5 250 29 5 Vanderbilt 70 Rayfield Wright OT 14 6'7 260 29 8 Fort Valley State 72 Too Tall Jones DE 14 6'9 260 23 R Tennessee State 73 Ralph Neely OT 14 6'5 255 31 10 Oklahoma 74 Bob Lilly DT 14 6'4 260 35 14 Texas Christian 75 Jethro Pugh DT 14 6'6 250 30 10 Elizabeth City State 76 John Niland OG 14 6'4 255 30 9 Iowa 77 Bill Gregory DT 14 6'5 252 24 4 Wisconsin 78 Bruce Walton OT 13 6'6 252 23 2 UCLA 79 Harvey Martin DE 14 6'5 252 23 2 East Texas State 81 Marv Bateman P 2 6'4 210 24 3 Utah 83 Golden Richards WR 14 6'0 183 23 2 Brigham Young 84 Jean Fugett TE 12 6'3 226 22 3 Amherst 86 Bill Houston WR 13 6'3 208 23 R Jackson State 87 Ron Howard TE 12 6'4 215 23 1 Seattle 88 Drew Pearson WR 14 6'0 183 23 2 Tulsa 89 Billy Joe DuPree TE 14 6'4 228 24 2 Michigan State
Per Per Passing Att Cmp Pct Yards Att Cmp TD TD% Int Int% Sack Loss Rating Roger Staubach 360 190 52.8 2,552 7.09 13.4 11 3.1 15 4.2 45 309 68.4 Clint Longley 21 12 57.1 209 9.95 17.4 2 9.5 0 0.0 2 18 122.9 Craig Morton 2 2 100.0 12 6.00 6.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 91.7 Drew Pearson 1 1 100.0 46 46.00 46.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0 158.3 Duane Carrell 1 1 100.0 37 37.00 37.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 118.8
Receiving             Rec  Yards    Avg   TD
Drew Pearson           62  1,087   17.5    2
Walt Garrison          34    253    7.4    1
Billy Joe DuPree       29    466   16.1    4
Golden Richards        26    467   18.0    5
Calvin Hill            12    134   11.2    0
Charley Young          11     73    6.6    0
Robert Newhouse         9     67    7.4    0
Bob Hayes               7    118   16.9    1
Bill Houston            6     72   12.0    0
Jean Fugett             4     60   15.0    1
Doug Dennison           2     23   11.5    0
Les Strayhorn           2     12    6.0    0
Benny Barnes            1     37   37.0    0
Roger Staubach          1    -13  -13.0    0
Rushing               Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Calvin Hill           185    844    4.6    7
Robert Newhouse       124    501    4.0    3
Walt Garrison         113    429    3.8    5
Roger Staubach         47    320    6.8    3
Charley Young          33    205    6.2    0
Les Strayhorn          11     66    6.0    0
Doug Dennison          16     52    3.2    4
Billy Joe DuPree        4     43   10.8    0
Charlie Waters          1      6    6.0    0
Drew Pearson            3      6    2.0    0
Golden Richards         1     -5   -5.0    0
Clint Longley           4    -13   -3.2    0
Kickoff Returns       Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Dennis Morgan          35    823   23.5    0
Charley Young           8    161   20.1    0
Doug Dennison           3     54   18.0    0
Les Strayhorn           2     19    9.5    0
Cliff Harris            1     14   14.0    0
Punt Returns          Att  Yards    Avg   FC   TD
Cliff Harris           26    193    7.4    2    0
Dennis Morgan          19    287   15.1    0    1
Golden Richards        13     74    5.7    4    0
Bob Hayes               2     11    5.5    0    0
Charlie Waters          1      8    8.0    0    0
Mel Renfro              1      0    0.0    1    0
Punting Punts Yards Avg TB In20 Blk Ret Yards Net Duane Carrell 40 1,591 39.8 0 0 0 0 0 39.8 Marv Bateman 33 1,218 36.9 0 0 0 0 0 36.9 Kicking 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Total PAT Pts Efren Herrera 1/1 5/5 2/4 0/2 0/1 8/13 33/33 57 Mac Percival 0/0 1/1 1/4 0/3 0/0 2/ 8 4/ 5 10 Defense Sacks Ints Yards TD Cornell Green 2 2 0 Cliff Harris 3 8 0 Lee Roy Jordan 2 23 0 D.D. Lewis 2 45 0 Mel Renfro 1 6 0 Mark Washington 1 0 0 Charlie Waters 2 26 0
1974 Draft: NFL Rnd Ovr Pos Player Games College 1 1 DE Ed 'Too Tall' Jones 224 Tennessee State [pick acquired from HOU] 1 22 RB Charley Young 37 North Carolina State 3 53 QB Danny White 166 Arizona State [pick acquired from HOU] 3 72 LB Cal Peterson 80 UCLA 4 97 LB Ken Hutcherson 22 Livingston [pick acquired from OAK] 4 101 RB Andy Andrade Northern Michigan 5 126 OT John Kelsey Missouri 6 151 DB Jimmy Bright UCLA 7 176 LB Raymond Nester Michigan State 8 205 DB Mike Holt Michigan State 9 230 OT Bill Dulin Johnson C. Smith 10 255 RB Dennis Morgan 17 Western Illinois 11 280 WR Harvey McGee Southern Mississippi 12 309 QB Keith Bobo SMU 13 334 K Fred Lima Colorado 14 359 DB Doug Richards Brigham Young 15 384 OT Bruce Craft Geneva 16 413 OG Gene Killian 7 Tennessee 17 438 OT Lawrie Skolrood North Dakota

Traded draft picks: #2 to MIA (Benny Malone)


Transactions:
07-1974traded Dallas' #5 pick in the 1975 draft to Bengals for Clint Longley
07-05-1974traded Mike Montgomery to Oilers for Houston's #4 pick in the 1975 draft
07-20-1974traded Jack Concannon to Packers for Green Bay's #5 pick in the 1975 draft
08-10-1974traded Henry Abadi to Bears for a draft pick
10-22-1974traded Craig Morton to Giants for the Giants' #1 pick in the 1975 draft and #2 pick in the 1976 draft


1974 Regular Season Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.

Date        Opponent                   Result      Record
09/15/74    at Atlanta Falcons         W 24-0      1-0-0
09/23/74    at Philadelphia Eagles     L 10-13     1-1-0
09/29/74    vs New York Giants         L 6-14      1-2-0
10/06/74    vs Minnesota Vikings       L 21-23     1-3-0
10/13/74    at St. Louis Cardinals     L 28-31     1-4-0
10/20/74    vs Philadelphia Eagles     W 31-24     2-4-0
10/27/74    at New York Giants         W 21-7      3-4-0
11/03/74    vs St. Louis Cardinals     W 17-14     4-4-0
11/10/74    vs San Francisco 49ers     W 20-14     5-4-0
11/17/74    at Washington Redskins     L 21-28     5-5-0
11/24/74    at Houston Oilers          W 10-0      6-5-0
11/28/74    vs Washington Redskins     W 24-23     7-5-0
12/07/74    vs Cleveland Browns        W 41-17     8-5-0
12/14/74    at Oakland Raiders         L 23-27     8-6-0

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