Dallas Cowboys and the Most Total Yards Given Up in an NFL Game
How bad is that Dallas Cowboys defense this season? Bad. So bad, they gave up 625 yards to the New Orleans Saints tonight on Sunday Night Football. Earlier this year, they yielded another 623 to the Detroit Lions.
That makes two of the worst defensive performances, in terms of total yards yielded, in NFL history. The 2013 Cowboys are the only individual team to appear twice amongst the top 20 below. Now that’s bad.
Today’s list is that top 20, led by the only team to give up over 700 yards – the 1951 New York Yanks. The 1950 Yanks also make an appearance. No wonder that franchise lasted only three seasons, unlike their baseball counterparts.
By the way – you’ve probably already noticed – this list doubles as the top 20 teams with the most total yards in a game.Follow @VinGetz
|TEAM||TOTAL YARDS YIELDED||AGAINST||RESULT||DATE|
|1.||New York Yanks||722||Los Angeles Rams||L 14-54||Sep. 28, 1951|
|2.||Chicago Cardinals||683||Pittsburgh Steelers||L 21-38||Dec. 13, 1958|
|3.||New York Giants||682||Chicago Bears||L 7-56||Nov. 14, 1943|
|4.||Detroit Lions||676||Washington Redskins||L 38-41||Nov. 4, 1990|
|5.||Cincinnati Bengals||661||San Diego Chargers||L 34-50||Dec. 20, 1982|
|6.||Jacksonville Jaguars||653||Houston Texans||L 37-43||Nov. 18, 2012|
|7.||Philadelphia Eagles||652||Dallas Cowboys||L 7-56||Oct. 9, 1966|
|8.||Atlanta Falcons||645||Pittsburgh Steelers||T 34-34||Nov. 10, 2002|
|9.||New York Yanks||636||Los Angeles Rams||L 35-43||Nov. 19, 1950|
|10.||Philadelphia Eagles||628||Green Bay Packers||L 0-49||Nov. 11, 1962|
|11.||Boston Yanks||625||Washington Redskins||L 21-59||Oct. 31, 1948|
|11.||Dallas Cowboys||625||New Orleans Saints||L 17-49||Nov. 10, 2013|
|13.||Dallas Cowboys||623||Detroit Lions||L 30-31||Oct. 27, 2013|
|14.||Baltimore Colts||622||Minnesota Vikings||L 14-52||Sep. 28, 1969|
|14.||Miami Dolphins||622||New England Patriots||L 24-38||Sep. 12, 2011|
|16.||Buffalo Bills||621||San Francisco 49ers||L 3-45||Oct. 7, 2012|
|16.||New York Jets||621||Cincinnati Bengals||L 21-52||Dec. 21, 1986|
|18.||Tennessee Titans||619||New England Patriots||L 0-59||Oct. 18, 2009|
|19.||Carolina Panthers||617||New Orleans Saints||L 17-45||Jan. 1, 2012|
|20.||Washington Redskins||615||Arizona Cardinals||L 34-37||Nov. 10, 1996|
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