1961 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
4-9-1 0-0 4480 2661 1819 48 239 4592 2431 2161 43 254
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The Dallas Cowboys' second season was in 1961, and it was the second season Tom Landry served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 4-9-1, 2-4-1 at home and 2-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24
Week 2 Minnesota Vikings 21-7
Week 3 @ Cleveland Browns 7-25
Week 4 @ Minnesota Vikings 28-0
Week 5 New York Giants 10-31
Week 6 Philadelphia Eagles 7-43
Week 7 @ New York Giants 17-16
Week 8 St. Louis Cardinals 17-31
Week 9 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7-37
Week 10 Washington Redskins 28-28
Week 11 @ Philadelphia Eagles 13-35
Week 12 Cleveland Browns 17-38
Week 13 @ St. Louis Cardinals 13-31
Week 14 @ Washington Redskins 24-34

Coaches

Head Coach: Tom Landry Offensive Line Coach: Brad Ecklund Backfield Coach: Boris Stephan "Babe" Dimancheff Defensive Line Coach: Tom Dahms