1990 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
7-9-0 0-0 4081 2581 1500 33 250 4615 2639 1976 30 280
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The Dallas Cowboys' thirty-first season was in 1990, and it was the second season Jimmy Johnson served as the head coach of the team. The Cowboys played their home games at Texas Stadium. They finished the season 7-9-0, 5-3-0 at home and 2-6-0 on the road. At the end of the season Jimmy Johnson earned Coach of the Year and Emmitt Smith earned AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 San Diego Chargers 17-14
Week 2 New York Giants 7-28
Week 3 @ Washington Redskins 15-19
Week 4 @ New York Giants 17-31
Week 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14-10
Week 6 @ Phoenix Cardinals 3-20
Week 7 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-13
Week 8 Philadelphia Eagles 20-21
Week 9 @ New York Jets 9-24
Week 10 San Francisco 49ers 6-24
Week 11 @ Los Angeles Rams 24-21
Week 12 Washington Redskins 27-17
Week 13 New Orleans Saints 17-13
Week 15 Phoenix Cardinals 41-10
Week 16 @ Philadelphia Eagles 3-17
Week 17 @ Atlanta Falcons 7-26

1990 Dallas Cowboys Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Jimmy Johnson Offensive Coordinator: David Shula Defensive Coordinator: Dave Wannstedt Quarterbacks Coach: David Shula Wide Receivers Coach: Hubbard Alexander Offensive Line Coach: Tony Wise Running Backs Coach: Joe Brodsky Tight Ends Coach: Alan Lowry Offensive Quality Control Coach: Steve Hoffman Defensive Line Coach: Butch Davis Linebackers Coach: Dave Wannstedt Defensive Backs Coach: Dick Nolan Defensive Assistant Coach: Dave Campo Defensive Quality Control Coach: Steve Hoffman Special Teams Coach: Joe Avezzano Kicking Coach: Steve Hoffman Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mike Woicik Scout: Jim Garrett Football Operations Assistant: Craig Glieber