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Dallas Cowboys Records

Listed below are Dallas Cowboys Records, Firsts, Odds & Ends.

First Draft Choice: Hall of Famer Bob Lilly, DT, TCU, 1961.

First Regular-Season Game: A 35-28 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 9/24/60.

First Regular-Season Touchdown: A 76-yard pass from Eddie LeBaron to Jim Doran vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers, 9/24/60.

First Regular-Season Win: A 27-24 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, 9/17/61.

First Winning Season: 1966 (10-3-1).

First Playoff Appearance: A 34-27 loss to the Green Bay Packers in the 1966 NFL Championship game, 1/1/67.

First Super Bowl Appearance: A 16-13 loss to the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl V, 1/17/71.

First Super Bowl Win: A 24-3 victory over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI, 1/16/72.

First Pro Bowl Selection: WR Jim Doran, 1960.

First All-Pro Selections: RB Don Perkins and LB Jerry Tubbs, 1962.

First Cowboy Elected to the Hall of Fame: DT Bob Lilly, 1980.

First to Rush 100 Yards in a Game: Don Perkins, 108 yards vs. the Minnesota Vikings, 9/24/61.

First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Calvin Hill, 1,036 yards (1972).

First To Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Don Meredith, 460 yards vs. San Francisco 49ers, 11/10/63.

Most Career Rushing Yards: Emmitt Smith, 17,162 yards (1990-2002).

Most Career Passing Yards: Troy Aikman, 32,942 yards (1989-2000).

Most Career Receptions: Michael Irvin, 750 receptions (1988-1999).

All-Time Leading Scorer: Emmitt Smith, 986 points (1990-2002).

Longest Fumble Return: 98 yards (TD) by Greg Ellis vs. the Philadelphia Eagles, 10/10/99.

Last Original Cowboy to Retire: RB Don Perkins, 7/18/69.

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