This Day in Cowboys History: Super Bowl XXVII


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On this day the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVII at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California 52-17 winning their third Super Bowl in team history. 

Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman completed 22 of 30 passes for 273 yards and four touchdown earning him the game’s Most Valuable player award while running back Emmitt Smith carried the ball 22 times for 108 yards and added a touchdown.

The Dallas Cowboys stingy defense forced a Super Bowl record nine turnovers (four interceptions and five fumbles).

Attendance: 98,374

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Cowboys sign punter Brian Moorman,cut safety Mana Silva


The Dallas Cowboys cut safety Mana Silva to make room for newly signed punter Brian Moorman.  In the first three games Silva had two defensive tackles and one special teams stop.

The Cowboys signed Brian Moorman after Cowboys punter Chris Jones suffered a knee injury after he almost had his punt blocked in the Cowboys home opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Moorman cut by the Buffalo Bills on Wednesday, he averages 45.5-yard with a 32.7-yard net average which ranked him 31st in the NFL.

 

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