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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  3. 3
    + 805
    - 161


    Running back

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  4. 4
    + 963
    - 170


    Quarterback

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  5. 5
    + 855
    - 157


    Wide receiver

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  6. 6
    + 758
    - 160


    Defensive tackle

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  7. 7
    + 746
    - 151


    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Linebacker

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  8. 8
    + 878
    - 136


    Tight end

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  9. 9
    + 613
    - 120


    Tackle, Guard

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  10. 10
    + 544
    - 137


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  11. 11
    + 582
    - 152


    Defensive end, Linebacker

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  12. 12
    + 527
    - 140


    Wide receiver

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  13. 13
    + 362
    - 121


    Cornerback, Safety

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  14. 14
    + 389
    - 124


    Defensive end, Defensive lineman

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    + 581
    - 131

    ranked low on reranks
    Cornerback, Punt returner, Kickoff returner

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  16. 16
    + 425
    - 117


    Defensive end, Linebacker, Defensive lineman

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  17. 17
    + 407
    - 105


    Wide receiver

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  18. 18
    + 399
    - 132


    Running back, Fullback

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  19. 19
    + 414
    - 99


    Safety, Defensive back

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  20. 20
    + 445
    - 100


    Tight end

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  21. 21
    + 337
    - 128


    Linebacker, Center

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  22. 22
    + 327
    - 107


    Linebacker

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  23. 23
    + 351
    - 131


    Quarterback

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    + 276
    - 110


    Tackle

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  25. 25
    + 314
    - 111


    Safety, Defensive back

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  26. 26
    + 321
    - 96


    Tackle, Guard

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  27. 27
    + 286
    - 101


    Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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  28. 28
    + 352
    - 139


    Running back, Return specialist

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  29. 29
    + 534
    - 232


    Quarterback

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  30. 30
    + 315
    - 121


    Safety, Linebacker, Defensive back

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  31. 31
    + 472
    - 131

    ranked low on reranks
    Return specialist, Wide receiver

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    + 270
    - 127


    Punter, Quarterback

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  33. 33
    + 251
    - 104


    Cornerback, Safety

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  34. 34
    + 214
    - 106


    Tackle

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  35. 35
    + 314
    - 102


    Tight end

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  36. 36
    + 228
    - 89


    Offensive Lineman, Center

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  37. 37
    + 198
    - 92


    Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

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  38. 38
    + 239
    - 95


    Running back

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  39. 39
    + 214
    - 89


    Running back, Fullback

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  40. 40
    + 239
    - 112


    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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    + 210
    - 94


    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

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    + 171
    - 113


    Wide receiver

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    + 87
    - 40

    added by DustinJGreen
    Safety

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    + 138
    - 75


    Running back, Halfback

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    + 26
    - 1
    Dak Prescott is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

    ranked low on reranks & added by ILikeSports
    Dak Prescott

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    added by slaft
    Wide receiver

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    - 111


    Linebacker

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    + 62
    - 32

    added by slaft
    Defensive tackle, Tackle, Defensive lineman

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    + 74
    - 31


    Defensive lineman

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    + 181
    - 103


    Tackle

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