Lost Playoff Bowl
Clint Murchison Jr.
| 2nd NFL Eastern (tie)|
| 1975 Dallas Cowboys, 1970 Dallas Cowboys, 2004 Dallas Cowboys|
The 1965 Dallas Cowboys season was their sixth in the National Football League and their best record to date, at 7–7. After five consecutive losses, Dallas was 2–5 halfway through the season. They won five of the final seven games and finished in a tie for second place in the Eastern Conference, with the New York Giants, four games behind the defending NFL champion Cleveland Browns (11–3).
The Cowboys defeated the Giants twice and earned the berth in the third place Playoff Bowl in Miami, held three weeks after the regular season, but lost 35–3 to the Baltimore Colts, runners-up of the Western Conference.
1965 Dallas Cowboys season Wikipedia
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.