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Boxscore

SCORING
Dallas
10
3
7
7
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27
Denver
0
0
10
0
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10
 
      

1st
DAL- FG Herrera 43, 3:44
DAL- Dorsett 3 run (Herrera kick), 10:31 1st DAL- FG Herrera 35, 13:29
2nd
DEN- FG Turner 47, 2:28 3rd
DAL- Johnson 45 pass from Staubach (Herrera kick), 8:01
3rd
DEN- Lytle 1 run (Turner kick), 9:21 3rd
DAL- Richards 29 pass from Newhouse (Herrera kick), 7:56 4th
 

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TEAM STATISTICS  
 
Cowboys
Broncos
Total First Downs
17
11
Rushing
8
8
Passing
8
1
Penalty
1
2
Total Net Yardage
325
156
Total Offensive Plays
71
58
Average Gain per Offensive Play
4.6
2.7
Rushes
38
29
Yards Gained Rushing (Net)
143
121
Average Yards per Rush
3.8
4.2
Passes Attempted
28
25
Passes Completed
19
8
Had Intercepted
0
4
Tackled Attempting to Pass
5
4
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass
35
26
Yards Gained Passing (Net)
182
35
Punts
5
4
Average Distance
41.6
38.3
Punt Returns
1
4
Punt Return Yardage
0
22
Kickoff Returns
3
6
Kickoff Return Yardage
51
173
Interception Return Yardage
46
0
Fumbles
6
4
Own Fumbles Recovered
4
0
Opponent Fumbles Recovered
4
2
Penalties
12
8
Yards Penalized
94
60
Total Points Scored
27
10
Touchdowns
3
1
Rushing
1
1
Passing
2
0
Returns
0
0
Extra Points
3
1
Field Goals
2
1
Field Goals Attempted
5
1
Safeties
0
0
Third-Down Efficiency
5/17
1/12
Fourth-Down Efficiency
1/1
2/3
Time of Possession
38:38
21:22



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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Rushing
Rushing
   
Dallas
Denver
   
No.
Yds.
LG
TD
No.
Yds.
LG
TD
Dorsett 15
66
19
1
Lytle
10
35
16
1
Newhouse 14
55
10
0
Armstrong
7
27
18
0
D. White 1
13
13
0
Weese
3
26
10
0
P. Pearson 3
11
5
0
Jensen
1
16
16
0
Staubach 3
6
5
0
Keyworth
5
9
6
0
Laidlaw 1
1
1
0
Perrin
3
8
4
0
Johnson 1
-9
-9
0
      
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       



   
   
Att. Comp. Yds. TD Int. Staubach 25 17 183 1 0 Newhouse 
1 1 29 1 0 D. White 2 1 5 0 0 Denver Att. Comp. 
Yds. TD Int. Morton 15 4 39 0 4 Weese 10 4 22 0 0 Receiving Dallas 
No. Yds. LG TD P. Pearson 5 37 11 0 DuPree 4 66 
19 0 Newhouse 3 -1 5 0 Johnson 2 53 45t 1 Richards 2 38 29t 1 Dorsett 2 11 15 
0 D. Pearson 1 13 13 0 Denver No. Yds. LG TD 
Dolbin 2 24 15 0 Odoms 2 9 10 0 Moses 1 21 21 0 Upchurch 1 9 9 0 Jensen 1 5 5 
0 Perrin 1 -7 7 0 Interceptions Dallas No. Yds. LG 
TD Washington 1 27 27 0 Kyle 1 19 19 0 Barnes 1 
0 0 0 Hughes 1 0 0 0 Denver No. Yds. LG TD 
None -- -- -- -- Punting Dallas No. Avg. LG Blk. 
D. White 5 41.6 53 0 Denver No. Avg. LG Blk. 
Dilts 4 38.3 46 0 Punt Returns Dallas No. FC Yds. 
LG TD Hill 1 1 0 0 0 Denver 
No. FC Yds. LG TD Upchurch 3 1 22 8 0 Schultz 1 0 0 0 0 Kickoff 
Returns Dallas No. Yds. LG TD 
Johnson 2 29 15 0 Brinson 1 22 22 0 Denver No. 
Yds. LG TD Upchurch 3 94 67 0 Schultz 2 62 37 0 Jensen 1 17 17 0   
MVP- DT Randy White and DE Harvey Martin
January 15, 1978 New Orleans, Louisiana; Louisiana Superdome
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Dallas won the coin toss and elected to receive.
FIRST QUARTER
Turner kick to DA 15, Johnson 14 return (Rich). Dallas (15:00) DAL 29 1-10 Johnson double reverse, recovered own fumble, loss of 9 (T. Jackson). DAL 20 2-19 Dorsett run left, no gain (Gradishar). DAL 20 3 19 Staubach 8 screen right to P.Pearson (Carter). DAL 28 4-11 D.White 40 punt, Upchurch fair catch. Dal penalized 15 for interference (Henderson).
Denver
(13:02)
DEN 47 1-10 Keyworth run right, loss of 5 (Henderson). DEN 42 2-15 Keyworth 3 run right (Henderson). DEN 45 3-12 Morton 21 pass to Moses middle (Barnes). DAL 34 1-10 Armstrong 1 run left (Breunig). DAL 33 2- 9 Morton pass batted away at line (Jones). DAL 33 3- 9 Morton sacked loss of 11 (R.White). DAL 44 4-20 Dilts 43 punt Hill recovered own fumble, no return.
Dallas
(9:46)
DAL 1 1-10 Staubach 15 swing pass to Dorsett (T. Jackson). DAL 16 1-10 Dorsett 3 run right (Alzado). DAL 19 2- 7 Dorsett 3 run up middle, fumbled, Fitzgerald recovered for Dal at DA 22. DAL 22 3- 4 Staubach sacked loss of 6 (Carter). DAL 16 4-10 D.White 37 punt, Upchurch 7 return. Den penalized 15 for clipping (Rich).

Denver
(7:25)
DEN 39 1-10 Morton pass to Moses deep overthrown, incomplete. DEN 39 2-10 Morton pass incomplete. Play nullified and Den penalized 10 for illegal use of hands (Glassic). DEN 29 2-20 Morton pass right intercepted at DEN 25, Hughes no return.

Dallas
(7:09)
DEN 25 1-10 Staubach 13 swing pass to DuPree (B. Jackson). DEN 12 1-10 Newhouse 2 run off right tackle (Smith). DEN 10 2- 8 Dorsett 6 run right (Wright). DEN 4 3- 2 Dorsett 1 run right (Rizzo, Gradishar). DEN 3 4- 1 Dorsett 3 run off left tackle, touchdown (4:29). Herrera kicked exp. Dallas scoring drive: 25 yards, 5 plays, 2:40. Dallas 7, Denver 0 Herrera kick to DEN 3, Schultz
37 return (Barnes)
. Denver
(4:29)
DEN 40 1-10 Lytle 2 run left (Pugh). DEN 42 2- 8 Morton rushed, pass up middle tipped by Breunig and intercepted at DA 46, Kyle 19 return (Minor).
Dallas
(3:27) DEN 35 1-10 Newhouse 9 run left (T.Jackson). DEN 26 2- 1 Dorsett 18 run around right end (Wright). DEN 8 1-goal Dorsett run up middle, no gain (Alzado). DEN 8 2-goal Staubach pass to DuPree incomplete. DEN 8 3-goal Staubach sacked, loss of 10 (Alzado). DEN 18 4-goal Herrera 35-yard field goal (1:31). Dallas scoring drive: 17 yards, 5 plays, 1:56. Dallas 10, Denver 0 Herrera kick to DEN 14, Upchurch 14 return (Huther).
Denver
(1:31)
DEN 28 1-10 Perrin sweep right, no gain (Barnes). DEN 28 2-10 Perrin 4 run off right tackle (Breunig). DEN 32 3- 6 Morton screen pass to Perrin, loss of 7 (Jones). END OF FIRST QUARTER: Dallas 10, Denver 0


SECOND QUARTER
DEN 25 4-13 Dilts 32 punt downed at DAL 43.
Dallas
(14:50)
DAL 43 1-10 Dorsett 2 run right (Rizzo). DAL 45 2- 8 Dal penalized 5 for false start (Rafferty). DAL 40 2-13 Staubach 11 screen right to P.Pearson (Grant). DEN 49 3- 2 Newhouse 7 run right (Wright). DEN 42 1-10 Staubach 19 pass to DuPree right (B Jackson). DEN 23 1-10 Dorsett 4 run right (Thompson). DEN 19 2- 6 Staubach pass to Dorsett right overthrown, incomplete. DEN 19 3- 6 Staubach sacked, loss of 6 (stepped out). DEN 25 4-12 Herrera 43-yard field goal (11:16). Dallas scoring drive: 32 yards, 7 plays, 3:34. Dallas 13, Denver 0 Herrera kick to DEN 7, Upchurch 13 return (Hegman). Den penalized 10 for illegal use of hands.
Denver
(ll:16)
DEN 10 1-10 Lytle 5 run right (Pugh). DEN 15 2- 5 Morton pass to Moses deep underthrown, intercepted at DAL 40, Barnes no return (Moses).
Dallas
(10:21)
DAL 40 1-10 Newhouse 2 run left (Alzado). DAL 42 2- 8 Staubach 4 pass to Newhouse. Play nullified and Dal penalized 10 for holding. DAL 32 2-18 Staubach pass to P.Pearson left dropped, incomplete. DAL 32 3-18 Staubach sacked, loss of 4 (Carter). DAL 28 4-22 D.White 36 punt, Schultz no return, fumbled, Huther recovered for Dal. at DEN 40. DEN 40 1-10 Dorsett 2 run right. DEN 38 2- 8 Dorsett 19 sweep right (B.Jackson). DEN 19 1-10 P.Pearson 1 run right (Grant). DEN 18 2- 9 Dorsett run left, loss of 3 (Swenson). DEN 21 3-12 Dal penalized 5 for false start. DEN 26 3-17 Staubach pass to Johnson end zone knocked away, incomplete. DEN 26 4-17 Herrera's 43-yard field goal attempt was wide left, no good.
Denver
(5:51)
DEN 26 1-10 Armstrong run right, loss of 3 (Jones). DEN 23 2-13 Keyworth 3 run left Play nullified and Dal penalized 5 for offsides (Martin). DEN 28 2- 8 Armstrong 4 sweep right (Hughes). DEN 32 3- 4 Morton 10 pass to Dolbin. Play nullified and Den penalized 5 for illegal procedure. DEN 27 3- 9 Morton 15 pass to Dolbin, Dolbin fumbled, recovered by Dal at DEN 46. Hughes 19 return.
Dallas
(4:05)
DEN 27 1-10 Dorsett 8 sweep right (Swenson). DEN 19 2- 2 Newhouse 10 sweep left (T. Jackson). DEN 9 l-goal Staubach swing pass to Newhouse right, loss of 7 (Swenson). Two Minute Warning. DEN 16 2-goal Staubach pass to D.Pearson end zone, incomplete. DEN 16 3-goal Staubach 1 screen left to Newhouse (B.Jackson). DEN 15 4-goal Herrera's 32-yard field goal attempt was wide right, no good.
Denver
(1:06)
DEN 20 1-10 Morton 10 pass to Odoms, Odoms fumbled, recovered by Dal at DEN 30, Hughes 2 return (Odoms).
Dallas (:59) DEN 26 1-10 Staubach 16 pass to DuPree, DuPree fumbled, T.Jackson recovered for Den at DEN 12.
Denver
(:49)
DEN 12 1-10 Lytle 4 run right. Play nullified and Den penalized 5 for illegal procedure. DEN 7 1-15 Perrin 4 run right (R.White). DEN 11 2-11 Lytle 16 run left (Renfro). DEN 27 1-10 Lytle 13 sweep left (Kyle). DEN 40 1-10 Morton pass to Odoms underthrown, intercepted at DAL 38, Washington 27 return (Perrin).
Dallas
(:06)
DEN 35 1-10 Staubach 8 pass to P.Pearson (out of bounds). DEN 27 2- 2 Herrera's 44-yard field goal attempt was wide left, no good. END OF SECOND QUARTER: Dallas 13, Denver 0

THIRD QUARTER
Herrera kick to DEN 10, Schultz 25 return (Henderson).
Denver
(15:00)
DEN 35 1-10 Keyworth run right, no gain (Pugh). DEN 35 2-10 Armstrong 18 sweep right (Harris). DAL 47 1-10 Morton pass to Dolbin middle incomplete. DAL 47 2-10 Morton option pitch, Keyworth 6 run right. DAL 41 3- 4 Morton rushed, screen to Armstrong incomplete. DAL 41 4- 4 Dilts faked punt, sacked, loss of 4. Play nullified and Dal penalized 5 for illegal procedure (12 men on field). DAL 36 1-10 Morton pass to Moses left underthrown, incomplete. DAL 36 2-10 Keyworth 5 draw up middle (R.White). DAL 31 3- 5 Armstrong 1 run right (Jones). DAL 30 4- 4 Turner 47-yard field goal (12:32). Denver scoring drive: 35 yards, 8 plays, 2:28. Dallas 13, Denver 3 Turner kick out of bounds, Den penalized 5 for illegal procedure (Turner). Turner kick to DAL 6, Johnson recovered own fumble, 15 return (Lewis).
Dallas
(12:32) DAL 21 1-10 Newhouse 2 run left (Carter). DAL 23 2- 8 Staubach 5 pass to Newhouse right (T.Jackson). DAL 28 3- 3 Staubach 7 pass to P.Pearson. Play nullified and Dal penalized 10 for illegal man downfield. DAL 18 3-13 Staubach 2 run evading pass rush (Gradishar). DAL 20 4-11 D.White 53 punt, Upchurch 8 return (Lewis).
Denver
(10:03)
DEN 35 1-10 Morton pass to Moses left incomplete. DEN 35 2-10 Lytle sweep right, no gain (Breunig). DEN 35 3-10 Morton sacked, loss of 9 (Martin). DEN 26 4-19 Dilts 32 punt, Hill fair catch.
Dallas
(9:28)
DAN 42 1-10 Staubach 5 keeper left (Rizzo). DAN 47 2- 5 Dorsett 1 run right. Play nullified and Dal penalized 5 for illegal motion. DAL 42 2-10 Staubach 13 pass to D.Pearson (Gradishar). DEN 45 1-10 Dorsett run left, no gain (Rizzo). DEN 45 2-10 Staubach pass to Richards end zone overthrown, incomplete. DEN 45 3-10 Staubach 45 pass to Johnson left end zone, touchdown (6:59). Herrera kicked extra point. Dallas scoring drive: 58 yards, 5 plays, 2:29. Dallas 20, Denver 3 Herrera kick to DEN 7, Upchurch 67 return (Hill).
Denver
(6:59)
DAL 26 1-10 Morton pass to Lytle almost intercepted (Jones). DAL 26 2-10 Lytle 4 run off left tackle (R.White). DAL 22 3- 6 Weese 5 pass to Jensen right (Waters). DAL 17 4- 1 Jensen 16 sweep right (Kyle). DAL 1 1-goal Lytle 1 run left, touchdown (5:39). Turner kicked exp. Dal penalized 5 for offsides (Jones), assessed on kickoff. Denver scoring drive: 26 yards, 5 plays, 1:20. Dallas 20, Denver 10 Turner kick to DAL 6, Brinson 22 return (B.Jackson). Dal penalized 14 (half the distance) for unnecessary roughness.
Dallas
(5:39)
DAL 14 1-10 Newhouse 1 run right (Wright). DAL 15 2- 9 Staubach 18 pass to DuPree right. DAL 33 1-10 Newhouse 6 run right (T.Jackson). DAL 39 2- 4 Newhouse 3 run up middle (Chavous). DAL 42 3- 1 Staubach 8 pass to Johnson left flat (Alzado). -- 50 1-10 Staubach 9 pass to Richards middle (Gradishar). DEN 41 2- 1 Newhouse 4 run right (T.Jackson). DEN 37 1-10 Staubach pass to Dorsett, loss of 4 (Thompson). END OF THIRD QUARTER: Dallas 20, Denver 10

FOURTH QUARTER
DEN 41 2-14 Staubach 5 pass to P.Pearson (Carter). DEN 36 3- 9 Staubach sacked, loss of 9 (T. Jackson), fumbled, Carter recovered for Den at DEN 45.
Denver
(14:02)
DEN 45 1-10 Lytle run right, loss of 8. Dal penalized 5 for facemask (Waters). Automatic first down. DEN 42 1-10 Weese 9 pass to Upchurch right (Harris). DAL 49 2- 1 Armstrong 3 run right (Lewis). DAL 46 1-10 Weese pass to Dolbin deep right incomplete. DAL 46 2-10 Weese pass to Upchurch end zone incomplete. DAL 46 3-10 Weese pass to Dolbin middle incomplete. DAL 46 4-10 Dilts 46 punt into end zone, touchback.
Dallas
(12:18)
DAL 20 1-10 D.White 5 screen left to P.Pearson (Rizzo). DAL 25 2- 5 Newhouse 2 run right (Carter). DAL 27 3- 3 D.White 13 draw up middle (Gradishar). DAL 40 1-10 D.White pass to P.Pearson incomplete. DAL 40 2-10 Newhouse 1 draw (Chavous). Dal first time out. DAL 41 3- 9 Staubach pass to D.Pearson left incomplete. DAL 41 4- 9 D.White 42 punt, Upchurch 7 return (Henderson).
Denver
(8:50)
DEN 24 1-10 Weese pass to Odoms, loss of 1 (Waters). DEN 23 2-11 Weese 7 keeper right (R.White). DEN 30 3- 4 Weese sacked, loss of 1 (Martin), fumbled, Kyle recovered for Dal at DEN 29.
Dallas
(7:11)
DEN 29 1-10 Newhouse 29 option pass to Richards left end zone, touchdown (7:04). Herrera kicked extra point. Dallas scoring drive: 29 yards, 1 play, :07. Dallas 27, Denver 10 Herrera kick to DEN 36, Jensen 17 return (Hughes).
DAL 47 1-10 Weese pass deflected at line (Jones). DAL 47 2-10 Armstrong 3 run right (Breunig). DAL 44 3- 7 Lytle 5 run right (Hegman). DAL 39 4- 2 Weese 10 run right (Cole). DAL 29 1-10 Weese 9 pass to Dolbin right (Washington). DAL 20 2- 1 Weese 9 run evading pass rush (Washington). DAL 11 1-10 Weese pass to Moses end zone overthrown, incomplete. DAL 11 2-10 Weese sacked, loss of 5 (Lewis). DAL 16 3-15 Lytle run right, loss of 3 (Breunig). Den penalized 5 for spiking. DAL 24 4-23 Weese pass to Upchurch dropped at DAL 5.
Dallas
(3:14)
DAL 25 1-10 Staubach pass to D.Pearson incomplete.
DAL 25 2-10 P.Pearson 5 sweep right (Thompson).
DAL 30 3- 5 Staubach 8 pass to P.Pearson. Play nullified and Dal penalized 10 for illegal man downfield (Scott).
DAL 20 3-15 Laidlaw 1 run (Rizzo). Two Minute Warning. DAL 21 4-14 D.White 48 punt, Upchurch 10 return. Play nullified and Den penalized 5 for running into kicker. Automatic first down. DAL 26 1-10 Newhouse 3 run (Swenson). Den first time out. DAL 29 2- 7 P.Pearson 5 run (Rizzo). Den second time out. DAL 34 3- 2 Newhouse 3 run left. DAL 37 1-10 Staubach kneel down, loss of 1.

FINAL SCORE: Dallas 27, Denver 10 FINAL
 
RECORDS: Dallas 15-2, Denver 14-3
           

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Starting Lineups
 
Dallas Cowboys
Denver Broncos
QB
Roger StaubachCraig Morton
RB
Tony DorsettOtis Armstrong
RB
Robert NewhouseJon Keyworth
WR
Butch Johnson Jack Dolbin
WR
Drew PearsonHaven Moses
TE
Billy Joe DuPreeRiley Odoms
T
Pat DonovanAndy Maure
T
Ralph NeelyClaudie Minor
G
Tom RaffertyTom Glassic
G
Herbert ScottPaul Howard
C
John FitzgeraldMike Montler
 
Dallas Cowboys
Denver Broncos
DEEd "Too Tall" JonesLyle Alzado
DEHarvey MartinBarney Chavous
NT/DTRandy White Rubin Carter
DTJethro Pugh 
OLBTom HendersonTom Jackson
OLBD.D. LewisBob Swenson
ILB Randy Gradishar
MLBBob BreunigJoe Rizzo
CBBenny BarnesSteve Foley
CBAaron KyleLouis Wright
FSCliff HarrisBernard Jackson
SSCharlie WatersBilly Thompson

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Substitutions
 Dallas Cowboys Denver Broncos Larry Brinson Hank Allison Guy Brown 
Bucky Dilts Larry Cole Ron Egloff Jim Cooper Larry Evans Doug Dennison John Grant 
Andy Frederick Glenn Hyde Bill Gregory Jim Jensen Mike Hegman Rob Lytle Efren 
Herrera Brison Manor Tony Hill Bobby Maples Randy Hughes Rob Nairne Bruce Huther 
Lonnie Perrin Scott Laidlaw Randy Poltl Burton Lawless Randy Rich Preston Pearson 
John Schultz Mel Renfro Paul Smith Golden Richards Godwin Turk Dave Richards Jim 
Turner Mark Washington Rick Upchurch Danny White Norris Weese Rayfield Wright 

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