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.
list ordered by
1
2,729 647
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Running back
2
2,638 499
Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Quarterback
3
2,198 526
Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Quarterback
4
1,916 469
Michael Irvin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Wide receiver
5
1,801 462
Tony Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Running back
6
1,641 383
Randy White is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Linebacker
7
2,110 370
Jason Witten is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tight end
8
1,712 369
Bob Lilly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive tackle
9
1,400 288
Larry Allen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tackle, Guard
10
1,204 315
Ed Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive lineman
11
1,351 366
DeMarcus Ware is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive end, Linebacker
12
1,111 298
Drew Pearson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Wide receiver
13
1,505 402
Deion Sanders is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Cornerback, Punt returner, Kickoff returner
14
821 267
Mel Renfro is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Cornerback, Safety
15
928 237
Bob Hayes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Wide receiver
16
1,011 284
Charles Haley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive end, Linebacker, Defensive lineman
17
750 264
Harvey Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Defensive end, Defensive lineman
18
940 226
Darren Woodson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Safety, Defensive back
19
718 249
Lee Roy Jordan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Linebacker, Center
20
893 243
Jay Novacek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tight end
21
690 228
Chuck Howley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Linebacker
22
807 303
Daryl Johnston is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Running back, Fullback
23
1,408 567
Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Quarterback
24
570 212
Rayfield Wright is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
25
682 193
Nate Newton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tackle, Guard