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New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys series history

A look at the history behind the Saints and Cowboys last 25 meetings

Dallas leads the series, 15-10, though New Orleans has won seven of the last eight meetings, including a dramatic 34-31 overtime victory on December 23, 2012. The Cowboys won 8 of 10 from 1973-1994 and 13 of the first 16 meetings between the two clubs. Nine games in the series have been decided by a touchdown or less, five contests by three or less, including the 2011 overtime victory by New Orleans. The Saints have a 5-3 record in contests played at the Superdome. The Saints recorded the lone shutout in the series, a 28-0 home win on Sept. 10, 1989 where New Orleans held Dallas to 20 rushing yards on 10 attempts. A look back at the results in the series:

10/15/67L, 10-14Cotton Bowl64,128
11/12/67L, 10-27Tulane Stadium83,437
11/3/68L, 3-17Tulane Stadium84,728
9/28/69L, 17-21Tulane Stadium79,567
11/9/69L, 17-33Cotton Bowl68,282
10/17/71W, 24-14Tulane Stadium83,088
9/24/73L, 3-40Texas Stadium52,715
9/19/76L, 6-24Superdome61,413
11/19/78L, 7-27Texas Stadium57,920
12/19/82L, 7-21Texas Stadium64,506
9/25/83L, 20-21Texas Stadium62,136
10/21/84L, 27-30 OTTexas Stadium50,966
10/3/88W, 20-17Superdome68,474
9/10/89W, 28-0Superdome66,977
12/2/90L, 13-17Texas Stadium60,087
12/8/91L, 14-23Texas Stadium64,530
12/19/94L, 16-24Superdome67,323
12/6/98W, 22-3Superdome65,065
12/24/99W, 31-24Superdome47,835
12/28/03W, 13-7Superdome68,451
12/12/04W, 27-13Texas Stadium64,056
12/10/06W, 42-17Texas Stadium63,722
12/19/09L, 17-24Superdome70,213
11/25/10W, 30-27Cowboys Stadium93,985
12/23/12W, 34-31 OTCowboys Stadium92,570

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