1972 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
10-4-0 1-1 5037 2652 2385 44 286 4326 2584 1742 37 246
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The Dallas Cowboys' thirteenth season was in 1972, and it was the thirteenth season Tom Landry served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 10-4-0 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Washington Redskins 26-3.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Philadelphia Eagles 28-6
Week 2 @ New York Giants 23-14
Week 3 @ Green Bay Packers 13-16
Week 4 Pittsburgh Steelers 17-13
Week 5 @ Baltimore Colts 21-0
Week 6 @ Washington Redskins 20-24
Week 7 Detroit Lions 28-24
Week 8 @ San Diego Chargers 34-28
Week 9 St. Louis Cardinals 33-24
Week 10 @ Philadelphia Eagles 28-7
Week 11 San Francisco 49ers 10-31
Week 12 @ St. Louis Cardinals 27-6
Week 13 Washington Redskins 34-24
Week 14 New York Giants 3-23

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round @ San Francisco 49ers 30-28
Conference Championship @ Washington Redskins 3-26

Coaches

Head Coach: Tom Landry Passing Game Coordinator: Austin "Ray" Renfro Offensive Line Coach: James A. "Jim" Myers Offensive Backfield Coach: Dan Reeves Passing Offense: Austin "Ray" Renfro Defensive Line Coach: Ernie Stautner Linebackers Coach: Jerry Tubbs Defensive Backfield Coach: Gene Stallings Special Teams Coach: Bobby Franklin Special Assistant Coach: Sid Gillman, Ermal Allen