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1979 Dallas Cowboys

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Record: 11-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFC East Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 371 points (23.2/g), 5th of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 313 points (19.6/g), 12th.
 Differential of 58 points (3.6/g), 5th.
 Expected W-L: 9.6-6.4.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 5-11-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -11 (-0.7/g), 25th.

Simple Rating System: Total 3.3, Offense: 3.0, Defense: 0.3, SoS: -0.3, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Tom Landry(11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Dan Reeves
 Defensive Coordinator: Ernie Stautner

Team Executives


 Offensive Scheme: Smashmouth
 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Training Camp: California Lutheran College (Thousand Oaks, California)

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