Like Father, Like Son: Dallas Cowboys Top Dad/Son Duos

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Like Father, Like Son: Dallas Cowboys Top Dad/Son Duos

The most notable—and easily the most remarkable—father/son tandem in NFL history is the Manning Trio. Father Archie, though he labored on a losing team his entire career, was widely recognized as a highly-talented quarterback. His two boys, Peyton and Eli, have each led their respective teams to a Super Bowl championship…and Peyton is (or should be) in the argument whenever “greatest quarterback of all time” is kicked around the water cooler.

But what about the Dallas Cowboys? Which of your star-spangled heroes did the best job of following his father’s footsteps to NFL notoriety or leaving footsteps for his son to follow?

Truthfully, there aren’t that many to choose from. Athletic greatness does not often pass from one generation to the next. Precious few are the sons who can live up to the standards set by extraordinary dads. I have only thought of four father/son tandems to include here, and I give them to you in order from least to greatest…

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