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List of Defensive Ends on the Dallas Cowboys

Updated October 13, 2018 20.3k views14 items

This is a list of defensive ends who have played for the Dallas Cowboys, with pictures of the players when available. This list of famous defensive ends is listed by popularity, so the most prominent defensive ends are at the top of the list. If you're a hardcore fan than you'll most likely recognize all of these popular Dallas Cowboys defensive ends, but casual fans can use this list to brush up on the team's history. The Cowboys  haven't always been a NFL powerhouse, but when they had successful seasons they couldn't have done it without their star defensive ends.

This list includes plenty of the best Dallas Cowboys of all time, including DeMarcus Ware and Jeremiah Ratliff.

This list answers the question, "Which defensive ends have played for the Dallas Cowboys?"

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  • 1
    DeMarcus Ware

    DeMarcus Ware

    Defensive end, Linebacker

    BirthplaceAuburn, Alabama

    Age38

    TeamsTroy Trojans football, Dallas Cowboys

    DeMarcus Omar Ware (born July 31, 1982) is a former American football outside linebacker and... more on Wikipedia

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    Courtney Brown

    Courtney Brown

    Defensive lineman

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    Age42

    TeamsDenver Broncos, Penn State Nittany Lions football, Cleveland Browns

    Courtney Lanair Brown (born February 14, 1978) is a former American college and professional... more on Wikipedia

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    Jeremiah Ratliff

    Jeremiah Ratliff

    Defensive tackle, Defensive end

    BirthplaceSt. Petersburg, Florida

    Age39

    TeamsChicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys

    Jeremiah Jerome Ratliff (born August 29, 1981), is a former American football defensive... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Chris Canty

    Chris Canty

    Defensive tackle

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Age37

    TeamsVirginia Cavaliers football, Baltimore Ravens, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants

    Christopher Lee Canty (born November 10, 1982) is a former American football defensive end. ... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Greg Ellis

    Greg Ellis

    Defensive end, Linebacker

    BirthplaceWendell, North Carolina

    Age45

    TeamsOakland Raiders

    Gregory Lemont Ellis (born August 14, 1975) is a former football defensive end who played in... more on Wikipedia
  • 6

    Jason Hatcher

    Defensive lineman

    BirthplaceAlexandria, Louisiana

    Age38

    TeamsDallas Cowboys

    Jason Dewayne Hatcher (born July 13, 1982) is a former American football defensive lineman. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Anthony Spencer

    Anthony Spencer

    Defensive end, Linebacker

    BirthplaceFort Wayne, Indiana

    Age36

    TeamsDallas Cowboys

    Anthony E. Spencer II (born January 23, 1984) is a former American football outside linebacker... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Stephen Bowen

    Stephen Bowen

    Defensive end

    BirthplaceHolly Ridge, North Carolina

    Age36

    TeamsWashington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys

    Stephen Alexander Bowen (born March 28, 1984) is a former American football defensive end in... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Marcus Spears

    Marcus Spears

    Defensive tackle

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Age37

    TeamsLSU Tigers football, Baltimore Ravens, Dallas Cowboys

    For the offensive lineman, see Marcus Spears (offensive tackle). Marcus Raishon Spears (born... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Akin Ayodele

    Akin Ayodele

    Defensive end, Linebacker

    BirthplaceIrving, Texas

    Age41

    TeamsMiami Dolphins

    Akinola James Ayodele (; born September 17, 1979) is a former American football linebacker of... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Demarcus Lawrence
    DeMarcus Lawrence is an American football defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys of the National... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Greg Hardy

    Greg Hardy

    Defensive end

    BirthplaceMillington, Tennessee

    Age32

    TeamsCarolina Panthers

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    Tyrone Crawford

    Tyrone Crawford

    Defensive end

    BirthplaceWindsor, Canada

    Age30

    TeamsDallas Cowboys

    Tyrone Crawford is a Canadian, American Football defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Damontre Moore

    Damontre Moore

    Defensive end

    BirthplaceDeSoto, Texas

    Age28

    TeamsNew York Giants

    Damontre Moore is an American football defensive end for the New York Giants of the National... more on Wikipedia