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List Rules 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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1
1,543 308
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Emmitt Smith Running back

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2
1,477 266
Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Roger Staubach Quarterback

3
1,243 252
Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Troy Aikman Quarterback

4
1,023 259
Tony Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tony Dorsett Running back

5
1,117 237
Michael Irvin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Michael Irvin Wide receiver

6
1,162 197
Jason Witten is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Jason Witten Tight end

7
949 221
Randy White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Randy White Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Linebacker

8
967 233
Bob Lilly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Bob Lilly Defensive tackle

9
790 178
Larry Allen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Larry Allen Tackle, Guard

10
704 189
Ed Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

11
745 211
DeMarcus Ware is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
DeMarcus Ware Defensive end, Linebacker

12
799 187
Deion Sanders is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Deion Sanders Cornerback, Punt returner, Kickoff returner

13
640 195
Drew Pearson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Drew Pearson Wide receiver

14
548 163
Charles Haley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Charles Haley Defensive end, Linebacker, Defensive lineman

15
455 172
Mel Renfro is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mel Renfro Cornerback, Safety

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16
505 144
Bob Hayes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Bob Hayes Wide receiver

17
462 175
Harvey Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Harvey Martin Defensive end, Defensive lineman

18
514 136
Darren Woodson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Darren Woodson Safety, Defensive back

19
529 140
Jay Novacek is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Jay Novacek Tight end

20
477 182
Daryl Johnston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Daryl Johnston Running back, Fullback

21
411 164
Lee Roy Jordan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Lee Roy Jordan Linebacker, Center

22
399 147
Chuck Howley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Chuck Howley Linebacker

23
716 315
Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tony Romo Quarterback

24
632 178
Dez Bryant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Dez Bryant Return specialist, Wide receiver

25
421 176
Don Meredith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Don Meredith Quarterback

26
335 146
Rayfield Wright is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

27
449 179
Herschel Walker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Herschel Walker Running back, Return specialist

28
387 127
Nate Newton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Nate Newton Tackle, Guard

29
370 145
Cliff Harris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Cliff Harris Safety, Defensive back

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30
338 132
Charlie Waters is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Charlie Waters Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

31
381 159
Bill Bates is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Bill Bates Safety, Linebacker, Defensive back

32
303 142
Leon Lett is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Leon Lett Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

33
267 134
Erik Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Erik Williams Tackle

34
306 138
Everson Walls is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Everson Walls Cornerback, Safety

35
333 165
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Danny White Punter, Quarterback

36
375 139
Mike Ditka is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mike Ditka Tight end

37
272 119
Mark Stepnoski is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mark Stepnoski Offensive Lineman, Center

38
279 123
Calvin Hill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Calvin Hill Running back

39
161 44
Dak Prescott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
ILikeSports added Dak Prescott

40
219 45
Ezekiel Elliott is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Michael Zeiger added Ezekiel Elliott Running Back - Running Back

41
234 127
Mark Tuinei is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mark Tuinei Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

42
257 123
Walt Garrison is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Walt Garrison Running back, Fullback

43
252 126
Jim Jeffcoat is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Jim Jeffcoat Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

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44
116 38
Zack Martin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
CMCSS03 added Zack Martin Tightend

45
140 69
Roy Williams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
DustinJGreen added Roy Williams Safety

46
139 64
Jimmy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Jimmy Johnson Defensive lineman

47
208 142
Alvin Harper is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Alvin Harper Wide receiver

48
193 171
Terrell Owens is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Terrell Owens Wide receiver

49
106 49
Tony Hill is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
slaft added Tony Hill Wide receiver

50
176 96
Don Perkins is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Don Perkins Running back, Halfback