NFL The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time  

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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
2,589 607
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Running back

2
2,488 469
Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Quarterback

3
2,079 489
Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Quarterback

4
1,809 444
Michael Irvin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Wide receiver

5
1,992 346
Jason Witten is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tight end

6
1,707 442
Tony Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Running back

7
1,557 360
Randy White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Linebacker

8
1,626 353
Bob Lilly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive tackle

9
1,317 278
Larry Allen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tackle, Guard

10
1,143 299
Ed Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive lineman

11
1,259 347
DeMarcus Ware is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive end, Linebacker

12
1,055 283
Drew Pearson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Wide receiver

13
1,414 379
Deion Sanders is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Cornerback, Punt returner, Kickoff returner

14
775 259
Mel Renfro is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Cornerback, Safety

15
881 227
Bob Hayes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Wide receiver

16
952 271
Charles Haley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive end, Linebacker, Defensive lineman

17
715 254
Harvey Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive end, Defensive lineman

18
887 213
Darren Woodson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Safety, Defensive back

19
851 230
Jay Novacek is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tight end

20
679 244
Lee Roy Jordan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Linebacker, Center

21
773 285
Daryl Johnston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Running back, Fullback

22
653 221
Chuck Howley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Linebacker

23
1,309 540
Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Quarterback

24
659 264
Don Meredith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Quarterback

25
540 207
Rayfield Wright is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time