2021 Dallas Cowboys schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
12-5-0 0-1 8476 5892 2584 29 487 7554 5045 2509 38 422
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The Dallas Cowboys' sixty-second season was in 2021, and it was the second season Mike McCarthy served as the head coach of the team. The Cowboys played their home games at AT&T Stadium. They finished the year 12-5-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC East, but they lost their first playoff game to the San Francisco 49ers 23-17. At the end of the season, Micah Parsons was awarded with the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ Arizona Cardinals 16-19
Preaseason Week 2 Houston Texans 14-20
Preaseason Week 3 Jacksonville Jaguars 14-34
Preaseason Week 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2021-09-11
Preaseason Week 4 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 3-16
Week 1 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 29-31
Week 2 @ Los Angeles Chargers 20-17
Week 3 Philadelphia Eagles 41-21
Week 4 Carolina Panthers 36-28
Week 4 Bye Week
Week 5 New York Giants 44-20
Week 6 @ New England Patriots 35-29
Week 7 Bye Week
Week 8 @ Minnesota Vikings 20-16
Week 9 Denver Broncos 16-30
Week 10 Atlanta Falcons 43-3
Week 11 @ Kansas City Chiefs 9-19
Week 12 Las Vegas Raiders 33-36
Week 13 @ New Orleans Saints 27-17
Week 14 @ Washington Football Team 27-20
Week 15 @ New York Giants 21-6
Week 16 Washington Football Team 56-14
Week 17 Arizona Cardinals 22-25
Week 18 @ Philadelphia Eagles 51-26


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round San Francisco 49ers 17-23

2021 Dallas Cowboys Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Mike McCarthy Assistant Head Coach: Rob Davis Offensive Coordinator: Kellen Moore Defensive Coordinator: Dan Quinn Defensive Pass Game Coordinator: Joe Whitt Jr. Special Teams Coordinator: John Fassel Quarterbacks Coach: Doug Nussmeier Wide Receivers Coach: Adam Henry Offensive Line Coach: Joe Philbin Running Backs Coach: Skip Peete Tight Ends Coach: Lunda Wells Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Jeff Blasko Offensive Assistant Coach: Scott Tolzien Offensive Quality Control Coach: Chase Haslett Defensive Line Coach: Aden Durde Linebackers Coach: Scott McCurley Defensive Backs Coach: Al Harris Secondary Coach: Joe Whitt Jr. Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: George Edwards Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Leon Lett Defensive Quality Control Coach: Cannon Matthews Assistant Special Teams Coach: Matt Daniels Consultant: Ben McAdoo Assistant to the Head Coach: Laura Fryar Quality Control Analytics: Kyle Valero, Eric Simonelli, Ryan Feder Strength and Conditioning Coordinator: Harold Nash Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Cedric Smith, Kendall Smith Video and Analytics: Justin Rudd