Dallas Cowboys’ Thanksgiving Day Results All Time

The Dallas Cowboys Have Been A Thanksgiving Fixture For Nearly 50 Years

The Dallas Cowboys Have Been A Thanksgiving Fixture For Nearly 50 Years

The Detroit Lions have been playing on Thanksgiving Day – all at home – since 1934, but they aren’t America’s (and the NFL‘s) only Thanksgiving hosts. “America’s Team,” itself, the Dallas Cowboys have been hosting games on the treasured holiday since 1966.

In total, the Lions have played 73 T-Day games. We’ve already covered their all-time Thanksgiving Day results.

But what about the ‘Boys? They’ve played 45 games on Thanksgiving. Their all-time results are below – the polar opposite of the Lions’.

The Cowboys are 28-16-1 (.622) and have won five of the last seven. The Lions are on a nine-game losing streak and have an overall Thanksgiving record of 33-38-2 (.452).

UPDATED LIST: Through Thanksgiving 2014. The Cowboys are now 29-17-1 on Thanksgiving, after getting trounced by the Philadelphia Eagles, 33-10.

Meanwhile, the Lions won again – two in a row – after their infamous nine-game Thanksgiving Day losing treak. They are now 35-38-2 all time on the holiday. You can see their all-time Thanksgiving Day results here.

YEAR WINNER (OR TIE)   LOSER (OR TIE)   COWBOYS W-L-T
1966 Dallas Cowboys 26 Cleveland Browns 14 W
1967 Dallas Cowboys 46 St. Louis Cardinals 21 W
1968 Dallas Cowboys 29 Washington Redskins 20 W
1969 Dallas Cowboys 24 San Francisco 49ers 24 T
1970 Dallas Cowboys 16 Green Bay Packers 3 W
1971 Dallas Cowboys 28 Los Angeles Rams 21 W
1972 San Francisco 49ers 31 Dallas Cowboys 10 L
1973 Miami Dolphins 14 Dallas Cowboys 7 L
1974 Dallas Cowboys 24 Washington Redskins 23 W
1975 No Dallas Cowboys Game        
1976 Dallas Cowboys 19 St. Louis Cardinals 14 W
1977 No Dallas Cowboys Game        
1978 Dallas Cowboys 37 Washington Redskins 10 W
1979 Houston Oilers 30 Dallas Cowboys 24 L
1980 Dallas Cowboys 51 Seattle Seahawks 7 W
1981 Dallas Cowboys 10 Chicago Bears 9 W
1982 Dallas Cowboys 31 Cleveland Browns 14 W
1983 Dallas Cowboys 35 St. Louis Cardinals 17 W
1984 Dallas Cowboys 20 New England Patriots 17 W
1985 Dallas Cowboys 35 St. Louis Cardinals 17 W
1986 Seattle Seahwaks 31 Dallas Cowboys 14 L
1987 Minnesota Vikings 44 Dallas Cowboys 38 L (OT)
1988 Houston Oilers 25 Dallas Cowboys 17 L
1989 Philadelphia Eagles 27 Dallas Cowboys 0 L
1990 Dallas Cowboys 27 Washington Redskins 17 W
1991 Dallas Cowboys 20 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 W
1992 Dallas Cowboys 30 New York Giants 3 W
1993 Miami Dolphins 16 Dallas Cowboys 14 L
1994 Dallas Cowboys 42 Green Bay Packers 31 W
1995 Dallas Cowboys 24 Kansas City Chiefs 12 W
1996 Dallas Cowboys 21 Washington Redskins 10 W
1997 Tennessee Oilers 27 Dallas Cowboys 14 L
1998 Minnesota Vikings 46 Dallas Cowboys 36 L
1999 Dallas Cowboys 20 Miami Dolphins 0 W
2000 Minnesota Vikings 27 Dallas Cowboys 15 L
2001 Denver Broncos 26 Dallas Cowboys 24 L
2002 Dallas Cowboys 27 Washington Redskins 20 W
2003 Miami Dolphins 40 Dallas Cowboys 21 L
2004 Dallas Cowboys 21 Chicago Bears 7 W
2005 Denver Broncos 24 Dallas Cowboys 21 L (OT)
2006 Dallas Cowboys 38 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 W
2007 Dallas Cowboys 34 New York Jets 3 W
2008 Dallas Cowboys 34 Seattle Seahawks 9 W
2009 Dallas Cowboys 24 Oakland Raiders 7 W
2010 New Orleans Saints 30 Dallas Cowboys 27 L
2011 Dallas Cowboys 20 Miami Dolphins 19 W
2012 Washington Redskins 38 Dallas Cowboys 31 L
2013 Dallas Cowboys 31 Oakland Raiders 24 W
2014 Philadelphia Eagles
33 Dallas Cowboys
10 L

Photo: blogs.dallasobserver.com

Posted on November 27, 2013, in NFL Football and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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