The Dallas Cowboys squeaked out a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, 27 to 24, on September 17, 1961.

Final

PIT

24

DLC

Cowboys

1-0-0

27

Team

PIT

DLC

1

0

7

2

14

3

3

0

7

4

10

10

Total

24

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

PIT

DLC

Cowboys

Frank Clarke 44-yard pass from Eddie LeBaron (Allen Green kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

PIT

DLC

Steelers

John Henry Johnson 1-yard run (Bobby Layne kick)

7

7

Steelers

Buddy Dial 44-yard pass from Bobby Layne (Bobby Layne kick)

14

7

Cowboys

Allen Green 15-yard field goal

14

10

3rd quarter

PIT

DLC

Cowboys

Billy Howton 45-yard pass from Eddie LeBaron (Allen Green kick)

14

17

4th quarter

PIT

DLC

Steelers

Lou Michaels 12-yard field goal

17

17

Steelers

Johnny Sample 39-yard interception return (Bobby Layne kick)

24

17

Cowboys

Dick Bielski 17-yard pass from Don Meredith (Allen Green kick)

24

24

Cowboys

Allen Green 27-yard field goal

24

27