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Dallas Cowboys
Established January 28, 1960; 60 years ago (1960-01-28)
First season: 1960
Dallas Cowboys logo
Dallas Cowboys wordmark
Logo Wordmark
League/conference affiliations

National Football League (1960–present)

  • Western Conference (1960)
  • Eastern Conference (1961–1969)
    • Capitol Division (1967–1969)
  • National Football Conference (1970–present)
    • NFC East (1970–present)
Current uniform
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Team colors Navy blue, metallic silver, royal blue, white
                   
Fight song Cowboys Stampede March
Mascot Rowdy
Personnel
Owner(s) Jerry Jones
CEO Stephen Jones
President Jerry Jones
General manager Jerry Jones
Head coach Mike McCarthy
Team history
  • Dallas Cowboys (1960–present)
Team nicknames
  • America's Team
  • Doomsday Defense
  • The 'Boys
  • Big D
Championships

League championships (5)

  • Super Bowl championships (5)
    1971 (VI), 1977 (XII), 1992 (XXVII), 1993 (XXVIII), 1995 (XXX)

Conference championships (10)

  • NFL Eastern: 1966, 1967
  • NFC: 1970, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1992, 1993, 1995

Division championships (23)

  • NFL Capitol: 1967, 1968, 1969
  • NFC East: 1970, 1971, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2007, 2009, 2014, 2016, 2018
Playoff appearances (33)
  • NFL: 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2014, 2016, 2018

The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team based in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. The Cowboys compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's National Football Conference (NFC) East division. The team is headquartered in Frisco, Texas, and plays its home games at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, which opened for the 2009 season. The stadium took its current name prior to the 2013 season. The Cowboys joined the NFL as an expansion team in 1960. The team's national following might best be represented by its NFL record of consecutive sell-outs. The Cowboys' streak of 190 consecutive sold-out regular and post-season games (home and away) began in 2002. The franchise has made it to the Super Bowl eight times, tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Denver Broncos for second most Super Bowl appearances in history, just behind the New England Patriots record eleven Super Bowl appearances. This has also corresponded to eight NFC championships, most in the NFC. The Cowboys have won five of those Super Bowl appearances, tying them with their NFC rivals, the San Francisco 49ers; both are second to Pittsburgh's and New England's record six Super Bowl championships. The Cowboys are the only NFL team to record 20 straight winning seasons (1966–85), in which they missed the playoffs only twice (1974 and 1984).

In 2015, the Dallas Cowboys became the first sports team to be valued at $4 billion, making it the most valuable sports team in the world, according to Forbes. The Cowboys also generated $620 million in revenue in 2014, a record for a U.S. sports team. In 2018 they also became the first NFL franchise to be valued at $5 billion and making Forbes' list as the most valued NFL team for the 12th straight year.

Pro Football Hall of Famers

  • Bob Lilly Class of 1980 (DT 1961–74)
  • Roger Staubach Class of 1985 (QB 1969–79)
  • Tom Landry Class of 1990 (Head Coach 1960–88)
  • Tex Schramm Class of 1991 (Pres/GM 1960–89)
  • Tony Dorsett Class of 1994 (RB 1977–87)
  • Randy White Class of 1994 (DT 1975–88)
  • Mel Renfro Class of 1996 (S/CB 1964–77)
  • Troy Aikman Class of 2006 (QB 1989–2000)
  • Rayfield Wright Class of 2006 (OT 1967–1979)
  • Michael Irvin Class of 2007 (WR 1988–1999)
  • Bob Hayes Class of 2009 (WR 1965–1975)
  • Emmitt Smith Class of 2010 (RB 1990–2002)
  • Larry Allen Class of 2013 (OG 1994-2005)

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