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5 greatest Cowboys ever: name 'em

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by ehcrossing, Apr 12, 2014.

  1. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing Zone Supporter

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    Yeah, you have schooled me on Witten's contribution before;) One of the OG's of the forum( for good reason). Respect!
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  2. car351

    car351 Member

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    Tom, Bob Lilly, Roger, Michael and everybody else is 5th
  3. dcowboysfan76

    dcowboysfan76 Well-Known Member

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    In my opinion it depends on the era or who you've actually seen play. This type of thread will always bring about a good discussion as well as a multitude of arguments. If you are an 80's baby like myself you should be able to come up with a nice smorgasbord.
  4. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    Emmitt Smith
    Rodger Staughbach
    Troy Aikman
    Bob Lilly
    Larry Allen
  5. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    Love this list;)
  6. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    Well said indeed sir. Others who leave off Aikman, forget he was the QB who led us to 3 Superbowl wins.
  7. KB1122

    KB1122 Well-Known Member

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    Roger Staubach
    Emmitt Smith
    Bob Lilly
    Tony Dorsett
    Deion Sanders
  8. Tawney88

    Tawney88 Well-Known Member

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    Personally for all of you who added Deion Sanders, I think your fan cards should be revoked. :)

    Seriously though he isn't a top 5 Dallas Cowboy of all time. Top 5 cb yes not Cowboy. Jmo
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  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Thanks for the morning laugh.
  10. JackWagon

    JackWagon Well-Known Member

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  11. dfense

    dfense Well-Known Member

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    How can you leave arguably the best offensive lineman to ever play off the list? Larry Allen
  12. jaybird

    jaybird Active Member

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    For Players only, that list does it for me. All list must start with Emmit, Roger and Lilly,
  13. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    Bob Lilly
    E. Smith
    Randy White
    Jason Witten
  14. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Impossible question since there are more than 5 greatest to play for the Cowboys franchise.
  15. mmillman

    mmillman Well-Known Member

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    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    Going only by 90s. Was too young for 70s teams.

    Greatest? ... I only have three.


    Wish we would have had a home grown Lawrence Taylor.
  17. mrmojo

    mrmojo Well-Known Member

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    Roger, Lilly, Emmitt, Irvin and Dorsett
  18. CooterBrown

    CooterBrown Well-Known Member

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    Setting aside a player's skill set and just considering what intangibles they brought to the team, the ones that seem to lacking on this version of the team, Staubach, Aikman, Lily, R. White, Irvin. Those five were so fiercely competitive, they made the teams better and led them to win.
  19. Jerryrage

    Jerryrage Well-Known Member

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  20. Big Country

    Big Country Rolling Thunder

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    Roger Staubach
    Bob Lilly
    Emmitt Smith
    Michael Irvin
    Tom Landry

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