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1981 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
12-4-0 1-1 6475 3437 3038 38 363 6034 3784 2250 63 324
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1981 was the twenty-second season for the Dallas Cowboys and the twenty-first season for Tom Landry as the head coach of the Cowboys. They finished the season 12-4-0 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs eventually losing to the San Francisco 49ers 28-27.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ 26-10
Week 2 30-17
Week 3 @ 35-21
Week 4 18-10
Week 5 @ 17-20
Week 6 @ 14-45
Week 7 29-17
Week 8 28-27
Week 9 @ 17-14
Week 10 27-14
Week 11 @ 24-27
Week 12 24-10
Week 13 10-9
Week 14 @ 37-13
Week 15 21-10
Week 16 @ 10-13

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Tampa Bay Buccaneers 38-0
Conference Championship @ San Francisco 49ers 27-28

Coaches

Head Coach: Assistant Head Coach: Defensive Coordinator: Quarterbacks Coach: Wide Receivers Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Running Backs Coach: Defensive Line Coach: Linebackers Coach: Defensive Backfield Coach: Special Teams Coach: Strength and Conditioning Coach: Scouting Assistant: Research and Development: