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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    most listed
    Running back

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    the people's #1
    Quarterback

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    Running back

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    + 1,003
    - 185


    Quarterback

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  5. 5
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    - 167


    Wide receiver

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    - 144


    Tight end

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  7. 7
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    - 156


    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Linebacker

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    Defensive tackle

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    Tackle, Guard

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    Defensive end, Linebacker

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    - 150


    Wide receiver

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    - 136

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    Cornerback, Punt returner, Kickoff returner

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    - 129


    Cornerback, Safety

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  15. 15
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    Defensive end, Defensive lineman

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    Defensive end, Linebacker, Defensive lineman

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    - 108


    Wide receiver

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    - 104

    ranked low on reranks
    Safety, Defensive back

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    Running back, Fullback

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    - 107


    Tight end

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    Linebacker, Center

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    Linebacker

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    Quarterback

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    - 113


    Tackle

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    Safety, Defensive back

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    + 329
    - 98


    Tackle, Guard

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    + 366
    - 142


    Running back, Return specialist

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    - 248


    Quarterback

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    + 293
    - 103


    Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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    - 136

    ranked low on reranks
    Return specialist, Wide receiver

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    - 125


    Safety, Linebacker, Defensive back

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    - 105


    Tight end

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    - 107


    Cornerback, Safety

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    - 132


    Punter, Quarterback

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    - 116


    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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    - 109


    Tackle

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    + 231
    - 92


    Offensive Lineman, Center

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    + 243
    - 97


    Running back

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    - 95


    Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

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    - 91


    Running back, Fullback

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    - 96


    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

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    Ezekiel Elliott is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

    ranked low on reranks & added by Michael Zeiger
    Ezekiel Elliott Running Back Running Back

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    added by DustinJGreen
    Safety

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    Wide receiver

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    Dak Prescott is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

    added by ILikeSports
    Dak Prescott

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    Running back, Halfback

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    - 32

    added by slaft
    Wide receiver

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    - 114


    Linebacker

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    - 35


    Defensive lineman

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    - 74

    added by gameknight
    Running back

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