Against the Chicago Bears in week one, running back Emmitt Smith would leave the game late with an injury that left him temporary paralyzed. Listing all Cowboys' Hall of Fame Enshrinees, this collectible is perfect for the home, office, or fan cave! Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls, HALL OF FAME VILLAGE POWERED BY JOHNSON CONTROLS, Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic, National Coaches Day Traces History to Richard Nixon, Donnie Shell Joins Organization Promoting Unity, The Mission featuring HOF Thurman Thomas: "Honored at Boone Pickens Stadium", Grainy Footage, 'Brian's Song' Live on as Tributes to Gale Sayers. $24.99 Notable additions to the team included linebacker Randall Godfrey and safety George Teague. Contents[show] Regular season Against the Chicago Bears in week one, running back Emmitt Smith would leave the game late with an injury that left him temporary paralyzed. The game of the year came on November 10 at San Francisco. Look like the pros this season in the 2019 Official NFL Sideline Home 39THIRTY Hat from New Era! Also, with the win against the Miami Dolphins at Joe Robbie Stadium, this was the first time the Cowboys franchise won a football game in South Florida. The Cowboys drove to the Niners redzone but Aikman was picked off in the endzone by Marquez Pope with 6:30 to go. Regardless, head coach Mike McCarthy seems to understand the … He lead the back to back Super Bowl victory team to the NFC Championship Game against the 49ers when the team lost 38-28. American Football Database is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. He played with the Cowboys for 14 seasons until 1977, longer than any other Dallas player to that time, except Ed "Too Tall" Jones. The season would also see the return of former Cowboy Herschel Walker who added versatility as both a running back and kick off returner.

The game of the year came on November 10 at San Francisco. In the overtime a big Emmitt Smith run set up Chris Boniol's winning field goal. Exclusive to the Hall of Fame! Contents[show] Regular season Against the Chicago Bears in week one, running back Emmitt Smith would leave the game late with an injury that left him temporary paralyzed. The 1996 Dallas Cowboys season would mark their 37th consecutive season in the NFL.

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During this period of futility, the Cowboys lost three Super Bowls in the Orange Bowl by a total of 11 points and lost twice to the Miami Dolphins in 1978 (23 to 16, also in a week 10 game) and in 1984 (28 to 21).
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The 1996 Dallas Cowboys season would mark their 37th consecutive season in the NFL. Though not career-threatening, Smith's injury would hamper his effectiveness for the duration of the season. Star cornerback Deion Sanders would be the first player in the modern era of the NFL to start several games on both offense and defense. With the win combined with a Redskins loss to Arizona the Cowboys surged to win the NFC East. The season would also see the return of former Cowboy Herschel Walker who added versatility as both a running back and kick off returner. He was the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 1994 to 1997. Dallas Cowboys roster for the 1996 NFL season.

Poor fundamentals. In the overtime a big Emmitt Smith run set up Chris Boniol's winning field goal. Though not career-threatening, Smith's injury would hamper his effectiveness for the duration of the season. Star cornerback Deion Sanders would be the first player in the modern era of the NFL to start several games on both offense and defense.

Although Dallas still moved the ball well on offense, they had serious late-season trouble scoring touchdowns (ultimately finishing just 25th in the league in points scored). After defeating the Minnesota Vikings 40 to 15 in the first round of the playoffs at Texas Stadium (which was, until 2009, their last playoff win), the Cowboys would travel to Charlotte, North Carolina and lose the second year expansion team 12–4 NFC West Champion Carolina Panthers.

Adding to their difficulties, star wide receiver Michael Irvin would be suspended for the first five games due his highly publicized off-season incidents. Against the Chicago Bears in week one, running back Emmitt Smith would leave the game late with an injury that left him temporary paralyzed. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat.

Star receiver Michael Irvin was injured in the opening moments of the Carolina playoff game.
Look like the pros this season in the 2019 Official NFL Youth Sideline Home 1960 Hat from New Era! Also, with the win against the Miami Dolphins at Joe Robbie Stadium, this was the first time the Cowboys franchise won a football game in South Florida. With the win combined with a Redskins loss to Arizona the Cowboys surged to win the NFC East. The Cowboys stood at 5–4 with the Niners 7–2; the Niners had won three straight meetings with the Cowboys since Barry Switzer was hired as head coach. Though not career-threatening, Smith's injury would hamper his effectiveness for the duration of the season.