Dallas Cowboys Playoff Facts and Trivia: More Than You Could Possibly Want, Part 2A (1975-1979)

This is part of a short series of bullet-pointed facts and trivia about the Cowboys playoff history. The first era was featured in a post a couple of days ago. As I noted in that post, the second era covers the years of 1975 through 1985. I am going to further divide this era into […]

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Dallas Cowboys Playoff Facts and Trivia: More Than You Could Possibly Want, Part 1 (1966-1973)

The 2007 postseason marks the 29th time that the Dallas Cowboys have made the playoffs. We can divide these appearances into four eras, which are as follows: 1. 1966 to 1973: Beginning with the team featuring Meredith, Perkins, Lilly and so forth, the Cowboys made the playoffs eight consecutive seasons out of the first fifteen […]

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More Cowboys-Redskins Trivia: Players Common to Both Teams

Here are some trivia questions of a different variety, focusing on players who have played for both the Cowboys and the Redskins at some points in their careers. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but some of the players are pretty obscure. I’ll try to help by dividing the players by difficulty in […]

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Cowboys-Redskins Facts and Trivia Questions

This is usually the day that I post questions waiting for answers, but the only question I would consider asking is what players are going to participate in Sunday’s game? We’ll find out soon enough. In lieu of that, below are some trivia items about the Cowboys-Redskins rivalry. 1. Did you know . . .? […]

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Instant Scratch-Off Trivia: An Abbreviated Christmas Eve Edition

Merry Christmas to everyone. Most of the talk surrounding the Cowboys has focused on: (1) how much effort the Cowboys should put into winning next Sunday’s game against Washington; (2) how much playing time can we expect to see from Tony Romo and other starters; (3) whether Terry Glenn can have an impact when he […]

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This Year Could Be Like . . . ?

The water cooler talk this week has focused in part on whether the Cowboys are going to have another December meltdown like they did last year. Good question, but let’s take a look at a few other seasons to see how this year could wrap up. Season: 1976 (11-3 record) Final four games: Nov. 21 […]

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More Historical Perspective on Witten’s Huge Day

We know now that Jason Witten broke Lance Rentzel’s record of 13 receptions in a game. The Dallas morning news provided a list of players with at least 12 receptions, which only includes four players: Witten, Rentzel, Emmitt Smith, and Michael Irvin. Few players have come even close to Rentzel’s record since he set it […]

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A Better Final Quarter Is Vital

DallasCowboys.com ran a story today about recent woes that the team has faced in December during recent seasons. A short blurb: Standing on the brink of the greatest regular-season finish in franchise history, the Cowboys had little reason to cringe as the calendar page flipped to December. A single victory clinches their first NFC East […]

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Trivia: A Statistical Perspective

Sort of depressing that we have to wait another week before Dallas faces Detroit, but we’ll make due. Below is a quiz featuring ten questions focusing on statistics. For some of these questions, I provide the stat, you need to guess the year and/or player who achieved that stat. Make your own Quiz! Tweet

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Instant Scratch-Off Trivia: The Thanksgiving Edition

Three short trivia questions about yesterday’s 34-3 win over the Jets. Question #1: The Cowboys never stopped a kickoff return inside the Jets’ 30-yard-line. True or False? Get Your Own Scratch Leon Washington averaged 24 yards on four returns. This area needs to improve, to say the least. Question #2: Mat McBriar’s net average has […]

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