The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

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List Criteria: Please rank the players on their time with the Cowboys. No coaches or owners.

This is a list of the best Dallas Cowboys of all time. The Dallas Cowboys are not only the one of to the top teams in the NFL, but also the league's most valuable franchise. Why is that? For most of the Cowboys storied history, they've been one of the most successful teams in all of football. Combine that with the Cowboys penchant to having many of the greatest players in football history and renowned superstar players, it makes sense to why so many people will call themselves Cowboys fans. Many of the Cowboys players on this iist are some of the greatest players ever.

From 1966-1985, 20 consecutive seasons, the Cowboys possessed a winning record at the end of the season. This is a NFL record and the gold standard of success. Throughout the franchise's existence, the team has had a fair share of Hall of Fame players. Roger Staubach, "Bullet" Bob Hayes, Randy White, Tony Dorsett are some of the first Cowboys players to be inducted to the Football Hall of Fame. The team's run of success in the early '90s saw them win three Super Bowls in four years. Some of the best players in team history were on those teams. Hall of Famers Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith, MIchael Irvin and Deion Sanders rounded out an NFL powerhouse.

This is the list of the best Dallas Cowboys players of all time. There are superstars, Hall of Famers, along with some of top position players in football history are all on this list. Feel free to add any player who is missing and should be considered one of the best Dallas Cowboys ever. Vote or rerank this list so it reflects who you think should be considered the greatest Dallas Cowboys of all time.
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    - 172

    most listed
    Running back

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  2. 2
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    - 172

    the people's #1
    Quarterback

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  3. 3
    + 913
    - 151


    Quarterback

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  4. 4
    + 761
    - 143


    Running back

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  5. 5
    + 807
    - 141


    Wide receiver

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  6. 6
    + 719
    - 145


    Defensive tackle

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  7. 7
    + 707
    - 139


    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Linebacker

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  8. 8
    + 821
    - 125


    Tight end

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  9. 9
    + 577
    - 111


    Tackle, Guard

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  10. 10
    + 507
    - 124


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  11. 11
    + 557
    - 139


    Defensive end, Linebacker

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  12. 12
    + 509
    - 131


    Wide receiver

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  13. 13
    + 345
    - 114


    Cornerback, Safety

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  14. 14
    + 369
    - 116


    Defensive end, Defensive lineman

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  15. 15
    + 399
    - 112


    Defensive end, Linebacker, Defensive lineman

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  16. 16
    + 386
    - 99


    Wide receiver

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  17. 17
    + 378
    - 123

    often listed
    Running back, Fullback

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  18. 18
    + 538
    - 122

    ranked low on reranks
    Cornerback, Punt returner, Kickoff returner

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  19. 19
    + 391
    - 94


    Safety, Defensive back

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  20. 20
    + 420
    - 95


    Tight end

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  21. 21
    + 320
    - 125


    Linebacker, Center

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  22. 22
    + 311
    - 104


    Linebacker

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  23. 23
    + 339
    - 125


    Quarterback

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  24. 24
    + 265
    - 105


    Tackle

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  25. 25
    + 298
    - 107


    Safety, Defensive back

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  26. 26
    + 269
    - 97


    Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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  27. 27
    + 508
    - 209


    Quarterback

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  28. 28
    + 299
    - 113


    Safety, Linebacker, Defensive back

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  29. 29
    + 332
    - 130


    Running back, Return specialist

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  30. 30
    + 300
    - 92


    Tackle, Guard

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  31. 31
    + 447
    - 122

    ranked low on reranks
    Return specialist, Wide receiver

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  32. 32
    + 255
    - 120


    Punter, Quarterback

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  33. 33
    + 236
    - 100


    Cornerback, Safety

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  34. 34
    + 203
    - 100


    Tackle

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  35. 35
    + 300
    - 94

    ranked low on reranks
    Tight end

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  36. 36
    + 217
    - 86


    Offensive Lineman, Center

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  37. 37
    + 228
    - 91


    Running back

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  38. 38
    + 201
    - 84


    Running back, Fullback

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  39. 39
    + 200
    - 88


    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

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  40. 40
    + 221
    - 106


    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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    + 185
    - 89


    Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

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    + 161
    - 109


    Wide receiver

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    + 79
    - 33

    added by DustinJGreen
    Safety

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    + 130
    - 71


    Running back, Halfback

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    + 166
    - 105


    Linebacker

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    + 55
    - 27

    added by slaft
    Wide receiver

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    + 69
    - 25


    Defensive lineman

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    + 54
    - 29

    added by slaft
    Defensive tackle, Tackle, Defensive lineman

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    + 174
    - 99


    Tackle

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    + 35
    - 1
    Ezekiel Elliott is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

    new! & added by Michael Zeiger
    Ezekiel Elliott Running Back Running Back

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