1996 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 1-1 5445 3453 1992 34 334 4877 3111 1766 41 290
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The Dallas Cowboys' thirty-seventh season was in 1996, and it was the third season Barry Switzer served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 10-6-0 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Carolina Panthers 26-17.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Chicago Bears 6-22
Week 2 New York Giants 27-0
Week 3 Indianapolis Colts 24-25
Week 4 @ Buffalo Bills 7-10
Week 5 @ Philadelphia Eagles 23-19
Week 7 Arizona Cardinals 17-3
Week 8 Atlanta Falcons 32-28
Week 9 @ Miami Dolphins 29-10
Week 10 Philadelphia Eagles 21-31
Week 11 @ San Francisco 49ers 20-17
Week 12 Green Bay Packers 21-6
Week 13 @ New York Giants 6-20
Week 14 Washington Redskins 21-10
Week 15 @ Arizona Cardinals 10-6
Week 16 New England Patriots 12-6
Week 17 @ Washington Redskins 10-37


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Minnesota Vikings 40-15
Divisional Round @ Carolina Panthers 17-26


Head Coach: Barry Switzer Offensive Coordinator: Ernie Zampese Defensive Coordinator: Dave Campo Wide Receivers Coach: Hubbard Alexander Offensive Line Coach: Hudson Houck Running Backs Coach: Joe Brodsky Tight Ends Coach: Robert Ford Defensive Ends Coach: Tommy Hart Defensive Tackles Coach: Craig Boller Linebackers Coach: Jim Bates Defensive Backs Coach: Mike Zimmer Defensive Assistant Coach: Clancy Pendergast Special Teams Coach: Joe Avezzano Kicking Coach: Steve Hoffman Quality Control Coach: Clancy Pendergast Offensive Quality Control Coach: Steve Hoffman Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mike Woicik Assistant Director of Football Operations: Craig Glieber Scout: Jim Garrett