1982 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
6-3-0 2-1 4370 2704 1666 34 254 3697 2286 1411 33 209
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The Dallas Cowboys' twenty-third season was in 1982, and it was the twenty-third season Tom Landry served as the head coach of the team. The Cowboys played their home games at Texas Stadium. They finished the year 6-3-0 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Washington Redskins 31-17.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Pittsburgh Steelers 28-36
Week 2 @ St. Louis Cardinals 24-7
Week 11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14-9
Week 12 Cleveland Browns 31-14
Week 13 @ Washington Redskins 24-10
Week 14 @ Houston Oilers 37-7
Week 15 New Orleans Saints 21-7
Week 16 Philadelphia Eagles 20-24
Week 17 @ Minnesota Vikings 27-31


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30-17
Divisional Round Green Bay Packers 37-26
Conference Championship @ Washington Redskins 17-31

1982 Dallas Cowboys Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Tom Landry Assistant Head Coach: James A. "Jim" Myers Defensive Coordinator: Ernie Stautner Quarterbacks Coach: John Mackovic Wide Receivers Coach: Dick Nolan Offensive Line Coach: James A. "Jim" Myers Running Backs Coach: Al Lavan Defensive Line Coach: Ernie Stautner Linebackers Coach: Jerry Tubbs Defensive Backfield Coach: Gene Stallings Special Teams Coach: Alan Lowry Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bob Ward Research and Development: Neill Armstrong, Ermal Allen