The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time Football Players (American)
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The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

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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    the people's #1 Quarterback

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    most listed Running back

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    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Linebacker

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    Running back

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    Defensive tackle

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    Quarterback

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    often listed Wide receiver

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks

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    Wide receiver

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    Tight end

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    ranked low on reranks Tackle, Guard

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    Defensive end, Defensive lineman

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    Linebacker, Center

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    Cornerback, Safety

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    ranked low on reranks Wide receiver

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    Quarterback

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    Linebacker

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    Running back, Fullback

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    ranked low on reranks Defensive end, Linebacker

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    Safety, Defensive back

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    ranked low on reranks Tight end

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    Defensive end, Linebacker, Defensive lineman

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    Tackle

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    Charlie Waters

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    Safety, Linebacker, Defensive back

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    Punter, Quarterback

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    ranked low on reranks Safety, Defensive back

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  28. 28
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    Cornerback, Safety

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    Cornerback, Punt returner, Kickoff returner

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    Running back, Return specialist

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    Tackle, Guard

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    Running back

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    Quarterback

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    Running back, Fullback

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    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

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    Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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    Tight end

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    Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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    Offensive Lineman, Center

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    Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

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    Bob Lilly

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    Tackle

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    Linebacker

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    Running back, Halfback

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    Wide receiver

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    Tackle

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    added by JasonWrayAnderson Ron Springs

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    Defensive end

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    Cornerback

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    Running back, Quarterback

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