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2016 Schedule
13-3, 1st in NFC East
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Rookie backfield falls short yet again

The 2016 Cowboys were the third playoff team in the Super Bowl era led by rookies in passing and rushing, joining the Colts and Redskins in 2012. Each of those teams lost its first playoff game. (ESPN Stats & Info)

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As close as a game can get

After a series of blowouts to start this postseason, the Packers-Cowboys showdown at Jerry World proved to be the exact opposite. The two teams were in a virtual dead heat by several measures. (ESPN Stats & Info)

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Forty-five years ago today, the Cowboys defeated the Dolphins, 24-3 in Super Bowl VI. Roger Staubach was MVP with two TD passes (to Mike Ditka and Lance Alworth).

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ICYMI: after favorites won and covered the first six NFL playoff games, the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers pulled outright upsets on Sunday. Overall, favorites are 6-2 SU and ATS while overs lead unders 5-3. Furthermore, first-half faves and overs are both 5-3 while second-half faves are 6-1-1 ATS (the push was Dallas -5 as the Cowboys won the second half 18-13 while Kansas City was a 2-point second-half fave and prevailed 9-6) and second-half unders lead 5-3.

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2hBrian Burke

No, 'the spike' didn't kill the Cowboys

Dallas' decision to spike the ball with 48 seconds left allowed Aaron Rodgers enough time to create some magic. But the decision wasn't a mistake, and Jason Garrett's strategy was correct.

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3hTodd Archer

Elliott on probe: NFL seems to be dragging feet

Ezekiel Elliott commented on the NFL's investigation into domestic violence claims that weren't pursued by legal authorities, saying he wants "closure" and is ready for the probe "to end."

Should Dallas consider firing Garrett? (1:47)
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Playoff success keeps eluding Cowboys

With Sunday's loss, Dallas is now 2-8 in the playoffs over the last 20 seasons, the worst in the NFL over that span (min. 10 games). Miami (3-7) is next on the list after losing to Pittsburgh in the wild-card round. (ESPN Stats & Info)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

With Sunday's loss to the Green Bay Packers, the Cowboys staff will coach the Pro Bowl. It's the third straight season they will work a postseason all-star game. Two years ago they coached the Pro Bowl and last year they coached in the Senior Bowl.

Stephen A. declares the Cowboys' season a 'catastrophic failure' (1:48)
Stephen A. arrives on set fashionably late (2:00)
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4hTodd Archer

Jason Witten's plan is to return in 2017

"I'll take time to reflect on it, but I love this team, I love this group, so yeah, that would be the plan," Jason Witten said after the Cowboys' loss.

6hJohn Clayton

Ranking playoff losers best set up for 2017

So long, Seahawks and Cowboys. Eight teams have been eliminated from the postseason; which has the best shot at returning next season?

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The best rookie in every NFL division

Ezekiel Elliott or Dak Prescott in the NFC East? NFL Nation reporters voted on the best rookie in all eight divisions, and it was easier in some divisions than others.

What does the future hold for Tony Romo? (1:45)
Rodgers leads Pack to incredible win over Cowboys (1:13)

Team Stats

Passing Yards226.923rd
Rushing Yards149.82nd
Points For26.35th
Points Against19.15th

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