1998 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
10-6-0 0-1 5710 3600 2110 18 328 5510 3758 1752 28 290
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The Dallas Cowboys' thirty-ninth season was in 1998, playing their home games at Texas Stadium. During the offseason they hired Chan Gailey to lead the team. Gailey previously was the offensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers and had ten years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the year 10-6-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC East, but they lost their first playoff game to the Arizona Cardinals 20-7.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Arizona Cardinals 38-10
Week 2 @ Denver Broncos 23-42
Week 3 @ New York Giants 31-7
Week 4 Oakland Raiders 12-13
Week 5 @ Washington Redskins 31-10
Week 6 Carolina Panthers 27-20
Week 7 @ Chicago Bears 12-13
Week 9 @ Philadelphia Eagles 34-0
Week 10 New York Giants 16-6
Week 11 @ Arizona Cardinals 35-28
Week 12 Seattle Seahawks 30-22
Week 13 Minnesota Vikings 36-46
Week 14 @ New Orleans Saints 3-22
Week 15 @ Kansas City Chiefs 17-20
Week 16 Philadelphia Eagles 13-9
Week 17 Washington Redskins 23-7


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Arizona Cardinals 7-20

1998 Dallas Cowboys Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Chan Gailey Assistant Head Coach: Jim Bates Defensive Coordinator: Dave Campo Quarterbacks Coach: Wayne "Buddy" Geis Wide Receivers Coach: Dwain Painter Offensive Line Coach: Hudson Houck Running Backs Coach: Clarence Shelmon Tight Ends Coach: Les Miles Offensive Assistant Coach: Tommie Robinson Offensive Quality Control Coach: Steve Hoffman Defensive Line Coach: Jim Bates Linebackers Coach: George Edwards Defensive Backs Coach: Mike Zimmer Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Jim Jeffcoat Defensive Assistant Coach: Clancy Pendergast, Bill Bates Pass Rush Consultant: Joe Kim Special Teams Coach: Joe Avezzano, Bill Bates Kicking Coach: Steve Hoffman Quality Control Coach: Clancy Pendergast Strength and Conditioning Coach: Joe Juraszek Assistant Director of Football Operations: Craig Glieber Scout: Jim Garrett Training Camp Coaching Intern: Chip Beake Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Greg Burns