football The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time  

Ranker NFL
Originally by
33.5k votes 2.7k voters 46.9k views 102 items Embed

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.
list ordered by

1
1,576 318
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Emmitt Smith Running back

The Best Dallas Cowboys Quarterbacks of All Time The Best Psychological Thriller TV Shows

2
1,506 273
Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Roger Staubach Quarterback

3
1,264 261
Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Troy Aikman Quarterback

4
1,136 245
Michael Irvin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Michael Irvin Wide receiver

5
1,042 266
Tony Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tony Dorsett Running back

6
1,188 203
Jason Witten is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Jason Witten Tight end

7
964 227
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
987 237
Bob Lilly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Bob Lilly Defensive tackle

9
805 181
Larry Allen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Larry Allen Tackle, Guard

10
716 194
Ed Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

11
756 215
DeMarcus Ware is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
DeMarcus Ware Defensive end, Linebacker

12
817 195
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
653 196
Drew Pearson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Drew Pearson Wide receiver

14
559 167
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
462 175
Mel Renfro is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mel Renfro Cornerback, Safety

The Best Dallas Cowboys Coaches of All Time The Creepiest Sports Mascots

16
512 146
Bob Hayes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Bob Hayes Wide receiver

17
468 177
Harvey Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Harvey Martin Defensive end, Defensive lineman

18
523 136
Darren Woodson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Darren Woodson Safety, Defensive back

19
538 141
Jay Novacek is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Jay Novacek Tight end

20
481 184
Daryl Johnston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Daryl Johnston Running back, Fullback

21
417 165
Lee Roy Jordan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Lee Roy Jordan Linebacker, Center

22
405 149
Chuck Howley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Chuck Howley Linebacker

23
729 320
Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tony Romo Quarterback

24
643 183
Dez Bryant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Dez Bryant Return specialist, Wide receiver

25
427 177
Don Meredith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Don Meredith Quarterback

26
338 147
Rayfield Wright is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

27
455 183
Herschel Walker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Herschel Walker Running back, Return specialist

28
395 128
Nate Newton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Nate Newton Tackle, Guard

29
372 147
Cliff Harris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Cliff Harris Safety, Defensive back

Celebrity Cowboy Fans The Best Jobs in the World

30
342 133
Charlie Waters is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Charlie Waters Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

31
387 161
Bill Bates is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Bill Bates Safety, Linebacker, Defensive back

32
306 146
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
271 136
Erik Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Erik Williams Tackle

34
311 140
Everson Walls is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Everson Walls Cornerback, Safety

35
341 167
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Danny White Punter, Quarterback

36
381 142
Mike Ditka is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mike Ditka Tight end

37
277 120
Mark Stepnoski is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mark Stepnoski Offensive Lineman, Center

38
282 123
Calvin Hill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Calvin Hill Running back

39
233 50
Ezekiel Elliott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Michael Zeiger added Ezekiel Elliott Running Back - Running Back

40
173 50
Dak Prescott is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
ILikeSports added Dak Prescott

41
238 127
Mark Tuinei is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mark Tuinei Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

42
257 126
Walt Garrison is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Walt Garrison Running back, Fullback

43
255 129
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

The Best Wide Receivers of All Time The Best Gay Movies on Netflix

44
120 41
Zack Martin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
CMCSS03 added Zack Martin Tightend

45
145 70
Roy Williams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
DustinJGreen added Roy Williams Safety

46
145 65
Jimmy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Jimmy Johnson Defensive lineman

47
201 173
Terrell Owens is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Terrell Owens Wide receiver

48
209 144
Alvin Harper is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Alvin Harper Wide receiver

49
110 50
Tony Hill is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
slaft added Tony Hill Wide receiver

50
179 96
Don Perkins is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Don Perkins Running back, Halfback