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DALLAS COWBOYS TRIVIA VI

51) What team did Dallas defeat 52-17 in Super Bowl XXVII?


Dallas defeated the Buffalo Bills 52-17 in Super Bowl XXVII, during which they forced a record nine turnovers.

52) What year was the blue-white-blue stripe on the crown of the Cowboys helmets temporarily changed to red-white-blue?


During the 1976 season, the blue-white-blue stripe on the crown of the helmets was temporarily changed to red-white-blue to commemorate the United States' bicentennial anniversary.

53) Which head coach was fired halfway through the 2010 season?


After beginning the season 1-7, Phillips was fired as head coach and replaced by offensive coordinator Jason Garrett who finished the season strong, leading the Cowboys to a record of 6-10.

54) Who was the first player inducted into the Ring of Honor?


On November 23, 1975, DT Bob Lilly became the first Cowboy inducted into the Ring of Honor.

55) What player did the Cowboys allow to leave in free agency following the 2014 offseason?


After rushing champion DeMarco Murray ran for 1,845 yards in 2014, the Cowboys let him walk, declining to match the Philadelphia Eagles offer of a five-year $42 million contract. In 2015, behind the Eagles offensive line, Murray rushed for only 702 yards.

56) What color is the Dallas Cowboys home jersey?


The Dallas Cowboys' white home jersey has royal blue lettering, numbers, and two stripes on the sleeves outlined in black. The home pants, according to the Dallas Cowboys official media guide, are a common metallic silver-green color.

57) What was added to the Dallas Cowboys logo in 1964?


The blue star was originally a solid shape until 1964 when a white line and blue border were added. The logo has remained the same ever since.

58) What coach did Jerry Jones lure out of retirement prior to the 2003 season?


Jones lured Bill Parcells out of retirement prior to the 2003 season, and the Cowboys became the surprise team of the year, getting off to a hot 7-2 start and finishing with a 10-6 record. However they lost in the Wild Card round to eventual conference champion Carolina Panthers 29-10.

59) What was DT Leon Lett's nickname?


Lett was nicknamed The Big Cat. A two-time Pro Bowler, he is remembered for two infamous plays that he botched during his tenure with the Cowboys, though both were ultimately rendered irrelevant as Dallas won the Super Bowl in both seasons.

60) Which offensive lineman is nicknamed "The Gob"?


Offensive lineman Zack Martin got his nickname "The Gob" from the video game "Goblin Commander" which he allegedly resembles. The nickname stuck throughout his collegiate career at Notre Dame and he eventually named his Twitter account after it.

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