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National Football League
National Football League
(1960–present)

Western Conference (1960) Eastern Conference (1961–1969)

Capitol Division (1967–1969)

National Football Conference
National Football Conference
(1970–present)

NFC East (1970–present)

Current uniform

Team colors

Navy Blue, Metallic Silver, White, Royal Blue[2][3][4]                    

Mascot Rowdy

Personnel

Owner(s) Jerry Jones

CEO Stephen Jones

President Jerry Jones

General manager Jerry Jones

Head coach Jason Garrett

Team history

Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys (1960–present)

Team nicknames

America's Team Doomsday Defense The 'Boys Big D

Championships

League championships (5)

Super Bowl
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 (22)

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

Playoff appearances (32)

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

Home fields

Cotton Bowl (1960–1971) Texas Stadium
Texas Stadium
(1971–2008) AT&T Stadium (2009–present)

The Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys are a professional American football
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.[5] The Cowboys joined the NFL as an expansion team in 1960.[6] 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.[7] The franchise has made it to the Super Bowl
Super Bowl
eight times, tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos
for second most Super Bowl
Super Bowl
appearances in history, just behind the New England Patriots
New England Patriots
record ten 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, and the AFC's Patriots; all three are second to Pittsburgh's record six Super Bowl
Super Bowl
championships.[8] The Cowboys are the only NFL team to record 20 straight winning seasons (1966–85), in which they only missed the playoffs twice (1974 and 1984), an NFL record that remains unchallenged. In 2015, the Dallas
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.[9] The Cowboys also generated $620 million in revenue in 2014, a record for a U.S. sports team.[9]

Contents

1 History

1.1 1960s 1.2 1970s 1.3 1980s 1.4 1990s 1.5 2000–09 1.6 2010–13 1.7 2014 1.8 2015 1.9 2016 1.10 2017

2 Logos and uniforms

2.1 Logo 2.2 Uniforms

2.2.1 Uniform history 2.2.2 Home/road jersey history 2.2.3 Thanksgiving Day uniforms

3 Stadiums

3.1 Cotton Bowl 3.2 Texas
Texas
Stadium 3.3 AT&T Stadium

4 Training camp sites 5 Rivalries

5.1 Washington Redskins 5.2 Philadelphia Eagles 5.3 New York Giants 5.4 Pittsburgh Steelers 5.5 San Francisco 49ers 5.6 Green Bay Packers

6 Season-by-season records 7 Players of note

7.1 Current roster 7.2 Pro Football Hall of Famers 7.3 Texas
Texas
Sports Hall of Fame 7.4 Super Bowl
Super Bowl
MVPs 7.5 Ring of Honor 7.6 All-time first-round draft picks

8 Head coaches and staff

8.1 Head coaches 8.2 Current staff

9 Radio and television 10 See also 11 References 12 Further reading 13 External links

History Main article: History of the Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys

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1960s Prior to the formation of the Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys, there had not been an NFL team south of Washington, D.C. since the Dallas
Dallas
Texans folded in 1952. Oilman Clint Murchison Jr. had been trying to get an NFL expansion team in Dallas
Dallas
(as was Lamar Hunt
Lamar Hunt
– who ended up with an AFL franchise), but George Preston Marshall, owner of the Washington Redskins, had a monopoly in the South. Murchison had tried to purchase the Washington Redskins
Washington Redskins
from Marshall in 1958. An agreement was struck, but as the deal was about to be finalized, Marshall called for a change in terms. This infuriated Murchison and he called off the deal. Marshall then opposed any franchise for Murchison in Dallas. Since NFL expansion needed unanimous approval from team owners at that time, Marshall's position would prevent Murchison from joining the league. Marshall had a falling out with the Redskins band leader Barnee Breeskin. Breeskin had written the music to the Redskins fight song "Hail to the Redskins" and Marshall's wife had penned the lyrics. Breeskin owned the rights to the song and was aware of Murchison's plight to get an NFL franchise. Angry with Marshall, Breeskin approached Murchison's attorney to sell him the rights to the song before the expansion vote in 1959. Murchison purchased "Hail to the Redskins" for $2,500. Before the vote to award franchises in 1959, Murchison revealed to Marshall that he owned the song and Marshall could not play it during games. After a few Marshall expletives, Murchison gave the rights to "Hail to the Redskins" to Marshall for his vote, the lone one against Murchison getting a franchise at that time, and a rivalry was born. 1970s

The Cowboys playing against the Dolphins in Super Bowl
Super Bowl
VI.

From 1970 through 1979, the Cowboys won 105 regular season games, more than any other NFL franchise during that span.[10] In addition, they appeared in 5 and won two Super Bowls, at the end of the 1971 and 1977 regular seasons. 1980s Danny White became the Cowboys' starting quarterback in 1980 after quarterback Roger Staubach
Roger Staubach
retired. Despite going to 12–4 in 1980, the Cowboys came into the playoffs as a Wild Card team. In the opening round of the 1980–81 NFL playoffs
1980–81 NFL playoffs
they avenged their elimination from the prior year's playoffs by defeating the Rams. In the Divisional Round they squeaked by the Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons
30–27. For the NFC Championship they were pitted against division rival Philadelphia, the team that won the division during the regular season. The Eagles captured their first conference championship and Super Bowl
Super Bowl
berth by winning 20–7. 1981 brought another division championship for the Cowboys. They entered the 1981-82 NFL playoffs as the number 2 seed. Their first game of the postseason saw them blowout and shutout Tampa Bay 38–0. For the Conference Title game they were pitted against the San Francisco 49ers, the number 1 seed. Despite having a late 4th quarter 27–21 lead, they would lose to the 49ers 28–27. 49ers quarterback Joe Montana
Joe Montana
led his team to an 89-yard game-winning touchdown drive connecting to Dwight Clark in a play known as The Catch.

The Cowboys playing against the Broncos in Super Bowl
Super Bowl
XII.

The 1982 season was shortened after a player strike. With a 6–3 record Dallas
Dallas
made it to the playoffs for the 8th consecutive season. As the number 2 seed for the 1982–83 NFL playoffs they eliminated the Buccaneers 30–17 in the Wild Card round and dispatched the Packers 37–26 in the Divisional round to advance to their 3rd consecutive Conference championship game. 3 times was not a charm for the Cowboys as they fell 31–17 to division rival and eventual Super Bowl XVII champions Redskins. For the 1983 season the Cowboys went 12–4 and made it once again to the playoffs but were defeated at home in the Wild Card by the Rams 24–17. Prior to the 1984 season, H.R. "Bum" Bright purchased the Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys from Clint Murchison Jr. Dallas
Dallas
posted a 9–7 record that season but missed the playoffs for the first time in 10 seasons. After going 10–6 in 1985 and winning a division title, the Cowboys were blown out in the Divisional round at home to the Rams 20–0. Hard times came for the organization as they went 7–9 in 1986, 7–8 in 1987, and 3–13 in 1988. During this time period Bright became disenchanted with the team. During the Savings and Loan crisis, the team and Mr. Bright's Savings and Loan were taken over by the FSLIC. During an embarrassing home loss to Atlanta in 1987, Bright told the media that he was "horrified" at coach Tom Landry's play calling. The FSLIC forced Mr. Bright to sell the Cowboys to Jerry Jones
Jerry Jones
on February 25, 1989. Jones immediately fired Tom Landry, the only head coach in franchise history, replacing him with University of Miami
University of Miami
head coach Jimmy Johnson, who was also Jerry Jones' teammate in University of Arkansas as a fellow defensive lineman and Michael Irvin
Michael Irvin
was under his tutelage in college. With the first pick in the draft, the Cowboys selected UCLA
UCLA
quarterback Troy Aikman. Later that same year, they would trade veteran running back Herschel Walker
Herschel Walker
to the Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings
for five veteran players and eight draft choices. Although the Cowboys finished the 1989 season with a 1–15 record, their worst in almost 30 years, "The Trade" later allowed Dallas
Dallas
to draft a number of impact players to rebuild the team.[11] 1990s Johnson quickly returned the Cowboys to the NFL's elite. Skillful drafts added fullback Daryl Johnston and center Mark Stepnoski in 1989, running back Emmitt Smith
Emmitt Smith
in 1990, defensive tackle Russell Maryland and offensive tackle Erik Williams in 1991, and safety Darren Woodson in 1992. The young talent joined holdovers from the Landry era such as wide receiver Michael Irvin, guard Nate Newton, linebacker Ken Norton Jr., and offensive lineman Mark Tuinei, defensive lineman Jim Jeffcoat, and veteran pickups such as tight end Jay Novacek
Jay Novacek
and defensive end Charles Haley.

Five-time World Champions Mural

Things started to look up for the franchise in 1990. On Week 1 Dallas won their first home game since September 1988 when they defeated the San Diego Chargers
San Diego Chargers
17–14. They went 2–7 in their next 9 games but won 4 of their last 6 games to finish the season with a 4th place 7–9 record. Coming into 1991 the Cowboys replaced offensive coordinator Dave Shula with Norv Turner; the Cowboys raced to a 6–5 start, then defeated the previously-unbeaten Redskins despite injury to Troy Aikman. Backup Steve Beuerlein took over and the Cowboys finished 11–5. In the Wild Card round they defeated the Bears 17–13 for the Cowboys first playoff win since 1982. In the Divisional round their season ended in a 38–6 playoff rout by the Lions. In 1992 Dallas
Dallas
set a team record for regular season wins with a 13–3 mark. They started off the season by defeating the defending Super Bowl champion Redskins 23–10. Going into the playoffs as the number 2 seed they had a first round bye before facing division rival the Philadelphia Eagles. The Cowboys won that game 34–10 to advance to the NFC Conference Championship game for the first time in 10 years. They were pitted against the San Francisco 49ers, the number 1 seed. On January 17, 1993 the Cowboys went to Candlestick Park
Candlestick Park
and defeated the 49ers 30–20 to clinch their first Super Bowl
Super Bowl
berth since 1978. Dallas
Dallas
defeated the Buffalo Bills
Buffalo Bills
52–17 in Super Bowl
Super Bowl
XXVII, during which they forced a record nine turnovers. Johnson became the first coach to claim a national championship in college football and a Super Bowl victory in professional football. Despite starting the 1993 season 0–2, they again defeated the Buffalo Bills
Buffalo Bills
in Super Bowl
Super Bowl
XXVIII, 30–13 (becoming the first team in NFL history to win a Super Bowl
Super Bowl
after starting 0–2). Dallas finished the regular season 12–4 as the number 1 seed of the NFC. They defeated the Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers
27–17 in the divisional round. In the NFC Conference Championship, Dallas
Dallas
beat the 49ers in Dallas, 38–21. Dallas
Dallas
sent a then-NFL record 11 players to the Pro Bowl
Pro Bowl
in 1993: Aikman, safety Thomas Everett, Irvin, Johnston, Maryland, Newton, Norton, Novacek, Smith, Stepnoski and Williams.

Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys championship banners inside AT&T Stadium

Only weeks after Super Bowl
Super Bowl
XXVIII, however, friction between Johnson and Jones culminated in Johnson stunning the football world by announcing his resignation. Jones then hired former University of Oklahoma head coach Barry Switzer to replace Johnson. The Cowboys finished 12–4 in 1994. They once again clinched a first round bye and defeated Green Bay 35–9 in the Divisional Round. They missed the Super Bowl, however, after losing to the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game, 38–28. Prior to the start of 1995 season Jerry Jones
Jerry Jones
lured All-Pro cornerback Deion Sanders
Deion Sanders
away from San Francisco. Dallas
Dallas
started the season 4–0 including shutting out their division rival New York Giants
New York Giants
35–0 at Giants Stadium
Giants Stadium
to open their season. Emmitt Smith
Emmitt Smith
set an NFL record with 25 rushing touchdowns that season. They ended the season 12–4 and went into the playoffs as the number 1 seed. In the Divisional round they dispatched their division rival Eagles 30–11 to advance to their 4th consecutive NFC Conference Championship Game, in which they defeated Green Bay, 38–27. In Super Bowl XXX
Super Bowl XXX
the Cowboys defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh Steelers
27–17 at Sun Devil Stadium
Sun Devil Stadium
for their fifth Super Bowl
Super Bowl
championship. Switzer joined Johnson as the only coaches to win a college football national championship and a Super Bowl. The glory days of the Cowboys were again beginning to dim as free agency, age, and injuries began taking their toll. Star receiver Michael Irvin
Michael Irvin
was suspended by the league for the first five games of 1996 following a drug-related arrest; he came back after the Cowboys started the season 2–3. They finished the regular season with a 10–6 record, won the NFC East title, and entered the playoffs as the number 3 seed in the NFC. They defeated Minnesota 40–15 in the Wild Card round but were eliminated in the Divisional round of the playoffs 26–17 by the Carolina Panthers. The Cowboys went 6–10 in 1997 (including losing their last 6 games of the season), with discipline and off-field problems becoming major distractions.[12] As a result, Switzer resigned as head coach in January 1998 and former Steelers offensive coordinator Chan Gailey was hired to take his place. Gailey led the team to two playoff appearances with a 10–6 record in 1998 and an NFC East championship, but the Cowboys were defeated in the playoffs by the Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
20–7. In 1999 Dallas
Dallas
went 8–8 (during which Irvin suffered a career-ending spinal injury in a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles) ending in another playoff loss (this time to the Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings
27–10). Gailey was fired and became the first Cowboys coach who did not take the team to a Super Bowl. 2000–09 Defensive coordinator Dave Campo was promoted to head coach for the 2000 season. Prior to the season starting cornerback Deion Sanders
Deion Sanders
was released after 5 seasons with the team. He later signed with division rival Washington. In Week 1, they were blown out 41–14 by Philadelphia. That game was very costly when veteran quarterback Troy Aikman suffered a serious concussion which ultimately ended his career. Longtime NFL QB Randall Cunningham filled in for Aikman for the rest of the season at QB. The Cowboys finished the season in 4th place with a 5–11 record. The only highlights of 2000 were Emmitt Smith having his 10th consecutive 1,000 yard rushing season and a season sweep over the Redskins. 2001 was another hard year in Dallas. Prior to the season starting Aikman was released from the team and he retired due to the concussions he had received. Jerry Jones
Jerry Jones
signed Tony Banks as a QB. Banks had been a starter for half of the season the previous year for the Super Bowl
Super Bowl
Champion Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore Ravens
before being benched. Jones also drafted QB Quincy Carter in the second round of that year's draft, but Banks was released during the preseason. Ryan Leaf, Anthony Wright, and Clint Stoerner all competed for the quarterback position that season. Dallas
Dallas
again finished at 5–11, last place in the NFC East. They did sweep the Redskins for the 4th consecutive season. Prior to the 2002 season Dallas
Dallas
drafted safety Roy Williams with the 8th overall pick. The season started out low as the Cowboys lost to the expansion Houston Texans
Houston Texans
19–10 on Week 1. By far the highlight of 2002 was on October 28, when during a home game against the Seattle Seahawks, Emmitt Smith
Emmitt Smith
broke the all-time NFL rushing record previously held by Walter Payton. Their Thanksgiving Day win over the Redskins was their 10th consecutive win against Washington. However, that was their final win of 2002: Dallas
Dallas
lost their next 4 games to finish with another last place 5–11 record. The losing streak was punctuated with a Week 17 20–14 loss against Washington. That game was Smith's last game as a Cowboys player: he was released during the offseason. Campo was immediately fired as head coach at the conclusion of the season. Jones then lured Bill Parcells
Bill Parcells
out of retirement to coach the Cowboys. The Cowboys became the surprise team of the 2003 season getting off to a hot 7–2 season, but went 3–4 for the rest of the season. They were able to win the division with a 10–6 record but lost in the Wild Card round to eventual conference champion Carolina Panthers 29–10. In 2004 Dallas
Dallas
was unable to replicate their 2003 success, and ended 6–10. Quincy Carter was released during the preseason and was replaced at QB by Vinny Testaverde. Dallas
Dallas
got off to a hot 7–3 start for the 2005 season but ended the season in 3rd place with a 9–7 record. Prior to the season starting the Cowboys signed veteran Drew Bledsoe
Drew Bledsoe
as a quarterback. 2006 was an interesting year for the Cowboys. Prior to the season Dallas
Dallas
signed free agent wide receiver Terrell Owens
Terrell Owens
who was talented yet controversial. The Cowboys started the season 3–2. During a week 7 matchup against the Giants, Bledsoe, who had been struggling since the start of the season, was pulled from the game and was replaced by backup Tony Romo. Romo was unable to salvage that game and Dallas
Dallas
lost 38–22. However, Romo was named the starter for team and went 5–1 in his first 6 games. Dallas
Dallas
ended the season with a 9–7 2nd-place finish. They were able to clinch the number 5 playoff seed. They traveled to play Seattle where the Seahawks won 21–20. After the season Parcells retired and was replaced as head coach by Wade Phillips.[13] Dallas
Dallas
started off the 2007 season with a bang. They began the season with a 12–1 start, including winning their first five games. Their only loss during that time span came against New England, who went undefeated that season. Despite dropping two of their last three regular season games, the Cowboys clinched their first number 1 NFC seed in 12 years, which also granted them a first round bye and home field advantage throughout the playoffs. The Cowboys lost in the divisional round 21–17 to the eventual Super Bowl
Super Bowl
champion New York Giants. In the tumultuous 2008 season, the Cowboys started off strong, going 3–0 for the second straight year, en route to a 4–1 start. However, things soon went downhill from there, after quarterback Tony Romo suffered a broken pinkie in an overtime loss to the Arizona Cardinals. With Brad Johnson and Brooks Bollinger
Brooks Bollinger
playing as backups, Dallas
Dallas
went 1–2 during a three-game stretch. Romo's return showed promise, as Dallas
Dallas
went 3–0. However, injuries mounted during the season with the team losing several starters for the year, such as Kyle Kosier, Felix Jones, safety Roy Williams and punter Mat McBriar, and several other starters playing with injuries.[14] Entering December, the 8–4 Cowboys underperformed, finishing 1–3. They failed to make the playoffs after losing at Philadelphia in the final regular season game which saw the Eagles reach the playoffs instead. On May 2, 2009, the Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys' practice facility collapsed during a wind storm. The collapse left twelve Cowboys players and coaches injured. The most serious injuries were special teams coach Joe DeCamillis, who suffered fractured cervical vertebrae and had surgery to stabilize fractured vertebrae in his neck, and Rich Behm, the team's 33-year-old scouting assistant, who was permanently paralyzed from the waist down after his spine was severed. The 2009 season started on a positive with a road win against Tampa Bay, but fortunes quickly changed as Dallas
Dallas
fell to a 2–2 start. In week five, with starting wide receiver Roy Williams sidelined by injury, receiver Miles Austin
Miles Austin
got his first start of the season and had a record setting day (250 yards receiving and 2 touchdowns) to help lead Dallas
Dallas
to an overtime win over Kansas City. Following their bye week, Dallas
Dallas
went on a three-game winning streak including wins over Atlanta and NFC East division rival Philadelphia. Despite entering December with a record of 8–3, Dallas
Dallas
lost its slim grip on 1st place in the division with losses to the New York Giants
New York Giants
and San Diego. Talks of past December collapses resurfaced, and another collapse in 2009 seemed validated. However, the Dallas
Dallas
team surged in the final three weeks of the season with a 24–17 victory at the Superdome, ending New Orleans' previously unbeaten season in week 15. For the first time in franchise history, Dallas
Dallas
posted back-to-back shutouts when they beat division rivals Washington (17–0) and Philadelphia (24–0) to end the season. In the process, the Cowboys clinched their second NFC East title in three years as well as the third seed in the NFC Playoffs. Six days later, in the wild-card round of the playoffs, Dallas
Dallas
played the Eagles in a rematch of week 17. The Cowboys defeated the Eagles for the first Cowboys' post-season win since the 1996 season, ending a streak of six consecutive NFL post-season losses. Dallas
Dallas
ended their playoff run after a hard divisional playoff loss to the Minnesota Vikings. 2010–13 After beginning the 2010 season at 1–7, Phillips was fired as head coach and was replaced by offensive coordinator Jason Garrett
Jason Garrett
as the interim head coach.[15] The Cowboys finished the season 6–10. With the 9th pick of the 1st round of the 2011 draft, the Cowboys selected USC tackle Tyron Smith. To start the 2011 season the Cowboys played the New York Jets
New York Jets
on a Sunday night primetime game in New York, on September 11, 2011. The Cowboys held the lead through most of the game, until a fumble, blocked punt, and interception led to the Jets coming back to win the game. In week 2 Dallas
Dallas
traveled to San Francisco to play the 49ers. In the middle of the 2nd quarter, while the Cowboys trailed 10–7, Tony Romo suffered a rib injury and was replaced by Jon Kitna. Kitna threw 1 Touchdown and 2 interceptions until Romo returned in the 3rd quarter as Dallas
Dallas
trailed 17–7. Romo then threw 3 touchdown passes to Miles Austin as the Cowboys rallied to send the game into overtime. On the Cowboys opening possession after 49ers punt, Romo found WR Jesse Holley on a 78-yard pass, which set up the game-winning field goal by rookie kicker Dan Bailey. Dallas
Dallas
ended the season 8–8. They were in a position to win the NFC East but lost to the Giants in a Week 17 primetime Sunday Night game on NBC
NBC
which allowed New York to win the division. The Giants would go on to win Super Bowl
Super Bowl
XLVI. The Cowboys started off the 2012 season on a high note by defeating the defending Super Bowl
Super Bowl
Champion New York Giants
New York Giants
24–17 on the opening night of the season. They would hover around the .500 mark for the majority of the season. They lost a close Week 6 game to eventual Super Bowl XXVII
Super Bowl XXVII
Champion Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore Ravens
31–29 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Going into Week 17 they found themselves once again one win away from winning the division. Standing in their way was the Redskins who had beat them on Thanksgiving at AT&T Stadium and whom were also one win away from their first division title since 1999. Led by Robert Griffin III the Redskins defeated the Cowboys at home 28-18. Dallas once again finished the season 8–8. In the 2013 season Dallas
Dallas
started off by defeating the Giants for the second straight year this time 36–31. It was the first time since AT&T Stadium had opened back in 2009 that the Cowboys were able to defeat New York at home. The win was punctuated by Brandon Carr returning an Eli Manning
Eli Manning
interception to a touchdown late in the 4th quarter. For the third straight year Dallas
Dallas
once again found themselves stuck in the .500 area. In Week 5, they lost a shootout to eventual AFC Champion Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos
51–48. They battled it out with Philadelphia for control of the division throughout the season. In December however they lost 2 crucial back to back games to Chicago and Green Bay. They were very successful in division games having a 5–0 division record heading into another Week 17 showdown for the NFC East crown against the Eagles. That included beating Washington 24–23 on Week 16 thanks to late game heroics of Tony Romo. However Romo received a severe back injury in that game which prematurely ended his season. The Cowboys called upon backup QB Kyle Orton
Kyle Orton
to lead them into battle on the final week of the season. Orton was unsuccessful who threw a game ending interception to the Eagles which allowed Philly to win 24–22. Dallas ended the year at 8–8 for the third year in a row. The only difference of this 8–8 ending compared to the others was that Dallas ended the season in second place compared to the 2 previous 3rd-place finishes. 2014 Main article: 2014 Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys season To start off the 2014 season Dallas
Dallas
began by losing to San Francisco 28–17. After that they went on a 6-game winning streak. The highlight of this streak was defeating the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field 30–23. In Week 8, the Redskins won in overtime 20–17, and Romo's back became once again injured. He missed next week, a home loss to the Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
28–17 with backup QB Brandon Weeden. Romo returned in Week 9 to lead a 31–17 victory of the Jacksonville Jaguars which was played at Wembley Stadium
Wembley Stadium
in London, England
London, England
as part of the NFL International Series. Dallas
Dallas
played into their traditional Thanksgiving home game, this time against division rival Philadelphia. Both teams were vying for first place in the division with identical 8–3 records. The Eagles got off to a fast start and the Cowboys were unable to catch up, losing 33–10. They would rebound the next week where on the road Thursday night game they defeated Chicago 41–28 for their 9th win of the year to clinch their first winning season since 2009. This was the first time that Dallas
Dallas
played on back to back Thursdays. Week 15 was a rematch against 1st place Philadelphia. This time it was the Cowboys who got off to a fast start going up 21–0. Then the Eagles put up 24 answered points but Dallas
Dallas
came back to win 38–27 to go into first place for the first time in the season and improve to 10–4. Going into their Week 16 matchup at home against Indianapolis, Dallas
Dallas
was in a position to clinch their first division title since 2009 by defeating the Colts thanks to the Eagles losing that week to the Redskins. They would not disappoint as they blew out the Colts 42–7 to become the 2014 NFC East Champions, eliminating the Eagles from the playoffs. Dallas
Dallas
would end the regular season with a 12–4 record and an 8–0 away record when they won on the road against Washington 44–17. They would also finish December 4–0 which was huge for the Cowboys since they had struggled in the recent years in the month of December. On January 4, 2015, the Cowboys, as the number 3 seed, hosted the number 6 seed Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions
in the wild card round of the NFL playoffs. In the game, the Lions got off to a hot start, going up 14–0 in the first quarter. Dallas
Dallas
initially struggled on both sides of the ball. However, towards the end of the second quarter Romo threw a 76-yard touchdown pass to Terrance Williams. Matt Prater
Matt Prater
of the Lions would kick a field goal before halftime to go up 17–7. Dallas came out swinging to start the second half by picking off Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford
Matthew Stafford
on the first play of the third quarter. However, the Cowboys failed to capitalize on the turnover, as Dan Bailey missed a field goal during Dallas's ensuing drive. Detroit then kicked another field goal to make the score 20–7. A DeMarco Murray touchdown later in that quarter closed the gap to 20–14. A 51-yard Bailey field goal almost 3 minutes into the fourth quarter trimmed the Cowboys' deficit to 3. The Lions got the ball back and started driving down the field. On 3rd down-and-1 of that Lions drive, Stafford threw a 17-yard pass intended for Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew, but the ball hit Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens
Anthony Hitchens
in the back a fraction of a second before he ran into Pettigrew. The play was initially flagged as defensive pass interference against Hitchens. However, the penalty was then nullified by the officiating crew. The Cowboys got the ball back on their 41-yard line and had a successful 59-yard drive which was capped off by an 8-yard touchdown pass from Romo to Williams to give the Cowboys their first lead of the game at 24–20. The Lions got the ball back with less than 2:30 to play in regulation. Stafford fumbled the ball at the 2 minute mark. The fumble was recovered by Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, who then fumbled the ball which was recovered by the Lions. Lawrence would redeem himself by sacking Stafford on a 4th down-and-3 play. The sack led to Stafford fumbling the ball again, which Lawrence recovered to seal the game for the Cowboys, who won 24–20. This was the first time in franchise playoff history that Dallas
Dallas
had been down by 10 or more points at halftime and rallied to win the game. The following week, the Cowboys traveled to Lambeau Field
Lambeau Field
in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Green Bay, Wisconsin
to play the Packers in the divisional round. Despite having a 14–7 halftime lead, the Cowboys fell to the Packers 26–21, thus ending their season. The season ended on an overturned call of a completed catch by Dez Bryant. The catch was challenged by the Packers, and the referees overturned the call because of the "Calvin Johnson rule." During the 2015 offseason the Cowboys allowed running back DeMarco Murray to become a free agent. Murray signed with the division rival Philadelphia Eagles. On July 15 wide receiver Dez Bryant
Dez Bryant
signed a 5-year, $70 million contract. 2015 Main article: 2015 Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys season At home against the New York Giants, Dallas
Dallas
won 27–26. Dez Bryant left the game early with a fractured bone in his foot. On the road against the Philadelphia Eagles, Romo suffered a broken left collarbone, the same one he injured in 2010, and Brandon Weeden replaced him. Dallas
Dallas
won 20–10 to begin the season 2–0, but then went on a seven-game losing streak. Dallas
Dallas
finished the season 4–12 and last in their division. 2016 Main article: 2016 Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys season After a preseason injury to Tony Romo, rookie quarterback Dak Prescott was slated as the starting quarterback, as Romo was expected to be out 6–8 weeks. In game 1 against the New York Giants, Dallas
Dallas
lost 20–19. After this loss, Dallas
Dallas
would go on an eleven-game winning streak. After much speculation leading to a potential quarterback controversy, Romo made an announcement that Prescott has earned the right to take over as Cowboys quarterback. In game 10, Romo suited up for the first time this season and was the backup quarterback. Dallas
Dallas
defeated the Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore Ravens
to win their 9th straight game, breaking a franchise record of 8 straight games set in 1977. It also marked rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott
Ezekiel Elliott
breaking Tony Dorsett's single season rushing record for a Cowboys rookie. Prescott also tied an NFL rookie record held by Russell Wilson
Russell Wilson
and Dan Marino by throwing multiple touchdowns in 5 straight games. Dallas finished 13–3, tying their best 16-game regular season record. While Dallas
Dallas
defeated Green Bay at Lambeau Field
Lambeau Field
in week 6, the Packers would win at AT&T Stadium in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs on a last-second field goal, ending their season. Dak Prescott
Dak Prescott
was named NFL Rookie of the Year in the NFL honors on February 4, 2017, and Ezekiel Elliott
Ezekiel Elliott
led the league in rushing yards. Both Prescott and Elliott made the 2017 Pro Bowl. This is the first time the Cowboys sent two rookies to the Pro Bowl.[16] 2017 Main article: 2017 Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys season 2017 was the first season since 2002 without quarterback Tony Romo, who retired on April 4 after 14 seasons with the Cowboys. The season also featured second-year running back Ezekiel Elliott
Ezekiel Elliott
being suspended for 6 games after violating the league's conduct policy. The suspension was to begin at the start of the year but was pushed back to November. The Cowboys finished the year at 9-7 without making the playoffs. Logos and uniforms Logo

The Cowboys' script logo.

The Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys' blue star logo, representative of Texas
Texas
as "The Lone Star State", is one of the most well-known team logos in professional sports. The blue star originally was a solid shape until a white line and blue border was added in 1964. The logo has remained the same since. Today, the blue star has been extended to not only the Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys, but owner Jerry Jones' AFL team, the Dallas
Dallas
Desperados that have a similar logo based on the Cowboys. The blue star also is used on other entries like an imaging facility and storage facility. Uniforms The Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys' white home jersey has royal blue (PMS 287 C) solid socks, numbers, lettering, and two stripes on the sleeves outlined in black. The home pants are a common metallic silver-green color (PMS 8280 C) that help bring out the blue in the uniform. The navy (PMS 289 C) road jerseys (nicknamed the "Stars and Stripes" jersey) have white lettering and numbers with navy pinstripes. A white/gray/white stripe are on each sleeve as well as the collared V-neck, and a Cowboys star logo is placed upon the stripes. A "Cowboys" chest crest is directly under the NFL shield. The away pants are a pearlish metallic-silver color (PMS 8180 C) and like the home pants, enhance the navy in the uniforms. The team uses a serifed font for the lettered player surnames on the jersey nameplates.[2][3][4] The team's helmets are also a unique silver with a tint of blue known as "Metallic Silver Blue" (PMS 8240 C) and have a blue/white/blue vertical stripe placed upon the center of the crown. The Cowboys also include a unique, if subtle, feature on the back of the helmet: a blue strip of Dymo
Dymo
tape with the player's name embossed, placed on the white portion of the stripe at the back of the helmet.

Front of Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys helmet

Back of Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys helmet

Uniform history When the Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys franchise debuted in 1960, the team's uniform included a white helmet adorned with a simple blue star and a blue-white-blue stripe down the center crown. The team donned blue jerseys with white sleeves and a small blue star on each shoulder for home games and the negative opposite for away games. Their socks also had two horizontal white stripes overlapping the blue.

c1960–1963

Blue home uniforms

White away uniforms

In 1964 the Cowboys opted for a simpler look (adopting essentially the team's current uniform) by changing their jersey/socks to one solid color with three horizontal stripes on the sleeves; the white jersey featured royal blue stripes with a narrow black border, the royal blue jersey white stripes with the same black outline. The star-shouldered jerseys were eliminated; "TV" numbers appeared just above the jersey stripes. The new helmet was silverblue, with a blue-white-blue tri-stripe down the center (the middle white stripe was thicker). The blue "lone star" logo was retained, but with a white border setting it off from the silver/blue. The new pants were silverblue, with a blue-white-blue tri-stripe. In 1964 the NFL allowed teams to wear white jerseys at home; several teams did so, and the Cowboys have worn white at home ever since, except on certain "throwback" days. In 1966, the team modified the jerseys, which now featured only two sleeve stripes, slightly wider; the socks followed the same pattern. In 1967 the "lone star" helmet decal added a blue outline to the white-bordered star, giving the logo a bigger, bolder look. The logo and this version of the uniform has seen little change to the present day.

c1964–1966

White home uniforms

Blue away uniforms

The only notable changes in the last 40 years were:

from 1970–1973 when the "TV" numbers were moved from the shoulders to the sleeves above the stripes from 1982–1988 the pants featured a white uniform number in an elliptical blue circle worn near the hip. the removal of the indented serifs on the front and back jersey numbers in the early 1980s (seen currently on the throwback jersey) In 1980 the blue jersey was rendered in a slightly darker shade than the 1964–79 version; from 1981–1994 the dark jerseys sported numbers that were gray with white borders and a blue pinstripe. The stripes on the sleeves and socks also used the same gray with white border scheme (sans navy pinstripe). Player names on jersey backs, which appeared in 1970, were originally in block-letter style; from 1982 onward the names were slightly smaller and in footed, "serif" style. the 1996 addition of the word "Cowboys" in the center of the neckline which lasted until 1998 on the white jersey but currently remains on the blue jersey.

During the 1976 season, the blue-white-blue stripe on the crown of the helmets were temporarily changed to red-white-blue to commemorate the United States' bicentennial anniversary.

The "throwback" NFL 75th Anniversary uniform was introduced in 1994.

In 1994, the NFL celebrated their 75th Anniversary, and the Dallas Cowboys celebrated their back-to-back Super Bowl
Super Bowl
titles by unveiling a white "Double-Star" jersey on Thanksgiving Day. This jersey was used for special occasions and was worn throughout the 1994–1995 playoffs. During the same season, the Cowboys also wore their 1960–63 road jersey with a silver helmet for one game as part of a league-wide "throwback" policy. During the 1995 season, the team wore the navy "Double-Star" jersey for games at Washington and Philadelphia and permanently switched to solid color socks (royal blue for the white uniform, and navy blue for the dark uniform). The navy "Double-Star" jersey was not seen again until the NFL's Classic Throwback Weekend on Thanksgiving Day 2001–2003. In 2004, the Cowboys resurrected their original 1960–1963 uniform on Thanksgiving Day. This uniform became the team's alternate or "third jersey" and was usually worn at least once a year, primarily Thanksgiving Day. Two exceptions were when the Cowboys wore their normal white uniforms on Thanksgiving in 2007 and 2008. While the team didn't wear the throwback uniform exactly on Thanksgiving Day in those two years, Dallas
Dallas
wore them on a date around Thanksgiving for those two years. In 2007 Dallas
Dallas
wore the throwback uniform on November 29, 2007 against the Green Bay Packers. In 2008 Dallas
Dallas
wore the throwback uniform on November 23, 2008 against the San Francisco 49ers. The team went back to wearing this uniform at home on Thanksgiving Day in 2009 while their opponent was the Oakland Raiders
Oakland Raiders
who wore their AFL Legacy Weekend throwbacks. Dallas
Dallas
wore this alternate uniform on October 11, 2009 as part of one of the NFL's AFL Legacy Weekends when they traveled to Kansas City to play the Chiefs who were sporting their AFL Dallas
Dallas
Texans' uniforms. This created a rare game in which neither team wore a white jersey and the first time the Cowboys wore the alternative uniform as a visiting team. The 1960–1963 uniform may also be used on other special occasion. Other instances include the 2005 Monday Night game against the Washington Redskins
Washington Redskins
when the team inducted Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith, and Michael Irving into the Cowboys Ring of Honor, and the 2006 Christmas Day game against the Philadelphia Eagles. In 2013, the NFL issued a new helmet rule stating that players will no longer be allowed to use alternate helmets due to the league's enhanced concussion awareness. This caused the Cowboys' white 1960s throwback helmets to become non-compliant. The team instead decided to wear their normal blue jerseys at home for Thanksgiving, which has since become an annual tradition.[17] In 2017, the team initially announced that they will wear blue jerseys at home on a more regular basis, only to rescind soon after.[18][19] In 2015, the Cowboys released their Color Rush
Color Rush
uniform, featuring a variation of the 1990s "Double Star" alternates with white pants and socks. The uniform was first used in a Thanksgiving game against the Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers
and in subsequent Thursday Night Football games during the 2016 and 2017 seasons. The Cowboys also unveiled a navy uniform-white pants combination which was first used on December 10, 2017 against the Giants.[2] Home/road jersey history In 1964, Tex Schramm started the tradition of the Cowboys wearing their white jersey at home, contrary to an unofficial rule that teams should wear colored jerseys at home. Schramm did this because he wanted fans to see a variety of opponents' colors at home games.[17][20][21] Since then, a number of other teams have worn their white uniforms at home, including the Miami Dolphins. According to Mike McCord, the Cowboys' equipment director, one of the reasons why the Cowboys started wearing white at home was because of the intense heat during Cowboys' home games at Texas
Texas
Stadium.[22][23]

Roger Staubach
Roger Staubach
and Bob Lilly
Bob Lilly
jerseys shown at Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

Throughout the years, the Cowboys' blue jersey has been popularly viewed to be "jinxed" because the team often seemed to lose when they wore them. This purported curse drew attention after the team lost Super Bowl
Super Bowl
V with the blue jerseys.[24] However, the roots of the curse likely date back earlier to the 1968 divisional playoffs, when the blue-shirted Cowboys were upset by the Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
in what turned out to be Don Meredith's final game with the Cowboys. Dallas's lone victory in a conference championship or Super Bowl
Super Bowl
wearing the blue jerseys was in the 1978 NFC Championship game against the Los Angeles Rams. Since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger, league rules were changed to allow the Super Bowl
Super Bowl
home team to pick their choice of jersey. Most of the time, Dallas
Dallas
will wear their blue jerseys when they visit Washington, Philadelphia (sometimes), Miami, or one of the handful of other teams that traditionally wear their white jerseys at home during the first half of the season due to the hot climates in their respective cities or other means. Occasionally opposing teams will wear their white jerseys at home to try to invoke the curse,[25] such as when the Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles
hosted the Cowboys in the 1980 NFC Championship Game,[26] as well as their November 4, 2007 meeting. Various other teams followed suit in the 1980s. Although Dallas
Dallas
has made several tweaks to their blue jerseys over the years, Schramm said he did not believe in the curse.[27] Since the league began allowing teams to use an alternate jersey, the Cowboys' alternates have been primarily blue versions of past jerseys and the Cowboys have generally had success when wearing these blue alternates. With the implementation of the 2013 NFL helmet rule for alternate jerseys, the team decided instead to wear their regular blue jerseys for their Thanksgiving game, something they have not done at home since Schramm started the white-jersey-at-home tradition.[17] Thanksgiving Day uniforms With the Cowboys traditionally hosting Thanksgiving Day games, separate uniform practices have been used for these games in recent years. Through the 2000 season, the Cowboys continued the usual practice of wearing white at home. In 2001, the Cowboys wore blue at home for the first time in years, but it was an older design of the blue jersey. Dallas
Dallas
would lose the game, but again wore the older blue jersey at home on Thanksgiving the next year and won. With the 2002 victory, it seems an exception the theory of the blue jersey jinx is invoked on Thanksgiving. Thus, the Cowboys continued wearing blue at home on Thanksgiving from 2003–2006, however it was always an older-styled blue jersey. In 2007 and 2008, the Cowboys returned to wearing white at home for their Thanksgiving game. Since 2009, the Cowboys returned to wearing blue at home on Thanksgiving only (From 2009–2012, the team again decided to go with an older-styled blue uniform as they had in previous years on Thanksgiving, and since 2013 have worn the newer-styled blue jersey). In the 2015 season, the Cowboys wore their Color Rush
Color Rush
variation of the 1990s "Double Star" jerseys for a Thanksgiving game against the Carolina Panthers.[28] Stadiums Cotton Bowl Main article: Cotton Bowl (stadium)

The main entrance of the Cotton Bowl

The Cotton Bowl is a stadium which opened in 1932 and became known as "The House That Doak Built" due to the immense crowds that former SMU running back Doak Walker drew to the stadium during his college career in the late 1940s. Originally known as the Fair Park
Fair Park
Bowl, it is located in Fair Park, site of the State Fair of Texas. Concerts or other events using a stage allow the playing field to be used for additional spectators. The Cotton Bowl was the longtime home of the annual Cotton Bowl Classic
Cotton Bowl Classic
college football bowl game, for which the stadium is named. (Beginning with the January 2010 game, the Cotton Bowl Classic has been played at Cowboys Stadium
Cowboys Stadium
in Arlington.) The Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys called the Cotton Bowl home for 11 years, from the team's formation in 1960 until 1971, when the Cowboys moved to Texas Stadium. It is the only Cowboys stadium within the Dallas
Dallas
city limits. The Cowboys hosted the Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers
for the 1966 NFL Championship at the Cotton Bowl. Texas
Texas
Stadium Main article: Texas
Texas
Stadium

The outside of Texas
Texas
Stadium

For the majority of the franchise's history the Cowboys played their home games at Texas
Texas
Stadium. Just outside the city of Dallas, the stadium was located in Irving, Texas. The stadium opened on October 24, 1971, at a cost of $35 million and with a seating capacity of 65,675. The stadium was famous for its hole-in-the-roof dome. The roof's worn paint had become so unsightly in the early 2000s that it was repainted in the summer of 2006 by the City of Irving. It was the first time the famed roof was repainted since Texas Stadium
Texas Stadium
opened. The roof was structurally independent from the stadium it covered. The Cowboys lost their final game at Texas Stadium
Texas Stadium
to the Baltimore Ravens, 33–24, on December 20, 2008. After Cowboys Stadium
Cowboys Stadium
was opened in 2009, the Cowboys turned over the facility to the City of Irving. In 2009, it was replaced as home of the Cowboys by Cowboys Stadium, which officially opened on May 27, 2009 in Arlington, Texas.[29] Texas Stadium was demolished by implosion on April 11, 2010. AT&T Stadium Main article: AT&T Stadium

AT&T Stadium during a game

AT&T Stadium, previously named Cowboys Stadium, is a domed stadium with a retractable roof in Arlington, Texas. After failed negotiations to build a new stadium on the site of the Cotton Bowl, Jerry Jones along with the city of Arlington, Texas
Arlington, Texas
a suburb of Fort Worth, funded the stadium at a cost of $1.3 billion. The stadium is located in Tarrant County, the first time the Cowboys will call a stadium home outside of Dallas
Dallas
County. It was completed on May 29, 2009 and seats 80,000, but is expandable to seat up to 100,000. AT&T Stadium is the largest domed stadium in the world.[30] A highlight of AT&T Stadium is its gigantic, center-hung high-definition television screen, the largest in the world. The 160 by 72 feet (49 by 22 m), 11,520-square-foot (1,070 m2) scoreboard surpasses the 8,736 sq ft (812 m2) screen that opened in 2009 at the renovated Kauffman Stadium
Kauffman Stadium
in Kansas City, Missouri as the world's largest.[31][32][33] At the debut pre-season game of Cowboys Stadium, a punt by Tennessee Titans kicker, A. J. Trapasso, hit the 2,100 in. screen above the field. The punt deflected and was ruled in-play until Titans coach Jeff Fisher
Jeff Fisher
informed the officials that the punt struck the scoreboard. (Many believe Trapasso was trying to hit the suspended scoreboard, based on replays and the angle of the kick.) The scoreboard is, however, within the regulation of the NFL guidelines — hanging approximately five feet above the minimum height. No punts hit the scoreboard during the entire 2009 regular season during an actual game. Also, on August 22, 2009, the day after AJ Trapasso hit the screen, many fans touring the facility noted that half of the field was removed with large cranes re-positioning the screen. According to some fans, a tour guide explained that Jerry Jones invited a few professional soccer players to drop kick soccer balls to try to hit the screen. Once he observed them hitting it consistently he had the screen moved up another 10 feet. The first regular season home game of the 2009 season was against the New York Giants. A league record-setting 105,121 fans showed up to fill Cowboys Stadium
Cowboys Stadium
for the game before which the traditional "blue star" at the 50-yard line was unveiled for the first time; however, the Cowboys lost in the final seconds, 33–31.[34] The Cowboys got their first regular season home win on September 28, 2009. They beat the Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers
21–7 with 90,588 in attendance. The game was televised on ESPN's Monday Night Football
Monday Night Football
and marked a record 42nd win for the Cowboys on Monday Night Football.[35] On July 25, 2013, the Cowboys announced that AT&T will take over the naming rights for the stadium.[36] Training camp sites Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys training camp locations:[37]

1960: Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon 1961: St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota 1962: Northern Michigan College, Marquette, Michigan 1963–1989: California Lutheran College, Thousand Oaks, California 1990–1997: St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas 1998–2002: Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas 2001: River Ridge Sports Complex, Oxnard, California 2002–2003: The Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas. 2004–2006: River Ridge Sports Complex, Oxnard, California 2007: The Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas 2008, 2012–2015: River Ridge Sports Complex, Oxnard, California 2009: The Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas 2010–2011: The Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas
Texas
and River Ridge Sports Complex, Oxnard, California 2016–present: The Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas

Rivalries The NFC East, composed of the Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins and New York Giants, is one of the least-changed divisions of the original six formed in the wake of the NFL-AFL merger
NFL-AFL merger
(its only major changes being the relocation of the Cardinals franchise from St. Louis to Arizona and its subsequent move to the NFC West in the league's 2002 realignment). Three of the four teams have been division rivals since the Cowboys' entry into the NFL. As such, the Cowboys have some of the longest and fiercest rivalries in the sport. Washington Redskins Main article: Cowboys–Redskins rivalry The Redskins and Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys enjoy what has been called by Sports Illustrated the top NFL rivalry of all time and "one of the greatest in sports." Some sources trace the enmity to before the Cowboys were even formed, due to a longstanding disagreement between Redskins owner George Preston Marshall
George Preston Marshall
and Cowboys founder Clint Murchison Jr. over the creation of a new football team in the South, due to Preston's TV monopoly in that region. The two teams' storied on-field rivalry goes back to 1960 when the two clubs first played each other, resulting in a 26–14 Washington victory. Since that time, the two teams have met in 116 regular season contests and two NFC Championships. Dallas
Dallas
leads the regular season all-time series 70–42–2, and the Redskins lead the all-time playoff series 2–0. The Cowboys currently have a 14–7 advantage over the Redskins at FedEx Field. Some notable moments in the rivalry include Washington's victory over Dallas
Dallas
in the 1982 NFC Championship and the latter's 1989 win over the Redskins for their only victory that season. The last Cowboys game with Tom Landry
Tom Landry
as coach was a win over Washington on December 11, 1988. In the 2010s, the Redskins have struggled to consistently compete for the Division title, but still play the Cowboys particularly tough, posting an impressive upset victory against Dallas
Dallas
in 2014, despite being outclassed by the Cowboys in the overall standings. Philadelphia Eagles Main article: Cowboys–Eagles rivalry The competition with Philadelphia has been particularly intense since the late 1970s, when the long-moribund Eagles returned to contention. In January 1981, the two teams faced off in the NFC Championship, with Philadelphia winning 20–7. A series of other factors heightened tensions during the 1980s and 1990s, including several provocative actions by Philadelphia fans and Eagles head coach Buddy Ryan. Among these were the 1989 "Bounty Bowls", in which Ryan allegedly placed a bounty on Dallas
Dallas
kicker Luis Zendejas and Veterans Stadium
Veterans Stadium
fans pelted the Cowboys with snowballs and other debris. A 1999 game at Philadelphia saw Eagles fans cheering as Michael Irvin
Michael Irvin
lay motionless and possibly paralyzed on the field. In 2008 the rivalry became more intense when in the last game of the year in which both teams could clinch a playoff spot with a victory, the Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles
defeated the Cowboys 44–6. The following season, the Cowboys avenged that defeat by beating the Eagles three times: twice during the regular season to claim the title as NFC East champions and once more in a wild-card playoff game by a combined score of 78–30, including a 24–0 shutout in week 17. That three game sweep was Dallas' first over any opponent and the longest winning streak against the Eagles since 1992–1995 when Dallas
Dallas
won seven straight matches against Philadelphia. During the 2013 season Dallas
Dallas
won the first meeting 17–3 at Lincoln Financial Field
Lincoln Financial Field
in Philadelphia. They would meet again in Week 17 at AT&T Stadium with the winner clinching the 2013 NFC East title. The Cowboys came into the game at a disadvantage with starting quarterback Tony Romo
Tony Romo
out with a season ending back injury which put backup Kyle Orton
Kyle Orton
as the starter. It was a tight game with the Eagles up 24–22 with less than 2 minutes to go in regulation. Orton got the ball and started driving down the field when he was intercepted by the Eagles defense, which ended the game and the Cowboys season. In 2014, the Cowboys and Eagles both won against each other on the road, with Philadelphia posting a dominant 33–10 win on Thanksgiving Day in Dallas, and Dallas
Dallas
returning the favor two weeks later by defeating the Eagles 38–27 in Philadelphia. The second game between these rivals clenched a playoff spot for Dallas
Dallas
and led to formerly first place Philadelphia missing out on the post-season. Dallas
Dallas
leads the regular season all-time series 63–50. New York Giants Main article: Cowboys–Giants rivalry The first game ever played between the Giants and Cowboys was a 31–31 tie on December 4, 1960. Dallas
Dallas
logged its first win in the series on October 29, 1961 and New York's first was on November 11, 1962. Among the more notable moments in the rivalry was the Giants' defeat of Dallas
Dallas
in the 2007 playoffs en route to their victory in Super Bowl
Super Bowl
XLII and winning the first regular season game played at Cowboys Stadium
Cowboys Stadium
in 2009. Dallas
Dallas
currently leads the all-time series 64–45–2.[38] Pittsburgh Steelers Main article: Cowboys–Steelers rivalry The two teams met in the first regular season game the Cowboys ever played in 1960 (a 35–28 loss to the Steelers), the first-ever regular season victory for the expansion Cowboys in 1961, and would later meet in three Super Bowls, all of them closely contested events. The Steelers-Cowboys is to date the Super Bowl
Super Bowl
matchup with the most contests. The Steelers won Super Bowl
Super Bowl
X and Super Bowl
Super Bowl
XIII; both games were decided in the final seconds, first on a last-second throw by Roger Staubach, then as a fourth-quarter rally by Dallas
Dallas
fell short on an onside kick. The Cowboys won Super Bowl XXX
Super Bowl XXX
in January 1996. It is said that the rivalry was fueled in the 1970s due to the stark contrast of the teams: the Cowboys, being more of a "flashy" team with Roger Staubach's aerial attack and the "flex" Doomsday Defense; while the Steelers were more of a "blue-collar" team with a strong running game and the 1970s-esque Steel Curtain
Steel Curtain
defense, a contrast that still exists today.[39] In addition, both teams have national fan bases rivaled by few NFL teams, and both come from areas with a strong following for football at all levels. Dallas
Dallas
leads the all-time series 16–13 including the playoffs.[38] San Francisco 49ers Main article: 49ers–Cowboys rivalry The bitter rivalry between the Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers has been going on since the 1970s.[40][41] The NFL Top 10 ranked this rivalry to be the tenth best in the history of the NFL. San Francisco has played Dallas
Dallas
in seven postseason games. The Cowboys defeated the 49ers in the 1970 and 1971 NFC Championship games, and again in the 1972 Divisional Playoff Game. The 1981 NFC Championship Game
NFC Championship Game
in San Francisco, which saw the 49ers' Joe Montana
Joe Montana
complete a game-winning pass to Dwight Clark in the final minute (now known as The Catch) is one of the most famous games in NFL history. The rivalry became even more intense during the 1992–1994 seasons. San Francisco and Dallas faced each other in the NFC Championship Game
NFC Championship Game
three separate times. Dallas
Dallas
won the first two match-ups, and San Francisco won the third. In each of these pivotal match-ups, the game's victor went on to win the Super Bowl. Both the Cowboys and the 49ers (and the New England Patriots) are second all time in Super Bowl
Super Bowl
victories to the Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh Steelers
with five each. The 49ers-Cowboys rivalry is also part of the larger cultural rivalry between California and Texas. The 49ers lead the series all-time series with a record of 15–13–1. Green Bay Packers Main article: Cowboys-Packers rivalry The Cowboys–Packers rivalry
Cowboys–Packers rivalry
is rivalry between the Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers.[citation needed] It is one of the best known intra-conference rivalry games in the NFL. The two teams do not play every year; instead, they play once every three years due to the NFL's rotating division schedules, or if the two teams finish in the same place in their respective divisions, they would play the ensuing season. The rivalry has also resulted in notable playoff games.[42][43] The all time regular seasons series record is 15–13 in favor of the Packers, and the postseason series is tied 4–4. Season-by-season records Main article: List of Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys seasons Players of note Main article: List of Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys players Current roster

Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys roster

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Quarterbacks

 4 Dak Prescott  7 Cooper Rush

Running backs

21 Ezekiel Elliott 49 Jamize Olawale
Jamize Olawale
FB 45 Rod Smith 34 Trey Williams

Wide receivers

11 Cole Beasley 85 Noah Brown 88 Dez Bryant 81 K. D. Cannon 17 Allen Hurns 14 Lance Lenoir 10 Ryan Switzer 15 Deonte Thompson 83 Terrance Williams

Tight ends

80 Rico Gathers 84 James Hanna 89 Blake Jarwin 87 Geoff Swaim 82 Jason Witten

Offensive linemen

71 La'el Collins
La'el Collins
T/G 78 Kadeem Edwards T/G 75 Cameron Fleming
Cameron Fleming
T/G 72 Travis Frederick
Travis Frederick
C 79 Chaz Green
Chaz Green
G/T 62 Jarron Jones T 73 Joe Looney C/G 63 Marcus Martin G/C 70 Zack Martin
Zack Martin
G 77 Tyron Smith
Tyron Smith
T

Defensive linemen

76 Richard Ash DT 97 Taco Charlton
Taco Charlton
DE 96 Maliek Collins
Maliek Collins
DT 98 Tyrone Crawford
Tyrone Crawford
DE/DT -- Kony Ealy
Kony Ealy
DE 56 Datone Jones
Datone Jones
DE 90 DeMarcus Lawrence
DeMarcus Lawrence
DE 66 Lewis Neal DT/DE 92 Brian Price DT 68 Daniel Ross DT 99 Charles Tapper
Charles Tapper
DE

Linebackers

58 Tre'Von Johnson MLB 50 Sean Lee
Sean Lee
OLB 53 Justin March-Lillard OLB 54 Jaylon Smith
Jaylon Smith
MLB 48 Joe Thomas MLB 57 Damien Wilson OLB/MLB

Defensive backs

24 Chidobe Awuzie
Chidobe Awuzie
CB/FS 30 Anthony Brown CB 35 Kavon Frazier SS 38 Jeff Heath SS/FS -- Marqueston Huff
Marqueston Huff
FS 31 Byron Jones FS/CB 27 Jourdan Lewis
Jourdan Lewis
CB 28 Jameill Showers FS/SS 26 Duke Thomas CB -- Jason Thompson SS 39 Marquez White CB 25 Xavier Woods FS/SS

Special
Special
teams

 5 Dan Bailey K  6 Chris Jones P 91 L. P. Ladouceur
L. P. Ladouceur
LS -- Brett Maher K/P

Reserve lists

94 Randy Gregory
Randy Gregory
DE (Susp.)

Restricted FAs

95 David Irving DT/DE

Rookies in italics Roster updated April 6, 2018 Depth chart • Transactions 63 Active, 1 Inactive, 1 FAs → AFC rosters → NFC rosters

AFC East BUF MIA NE NYJ North BAL CIN CLE PIT South HOU IND JAX TEN West DEN KC LAC OAK

NFC East DAL NYG PHI WAS North CHI DET GB MIN South ATL CAR NO TB West ARI LAR SF SEA

Pro Football Hall of Famers

Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys Hall of Famers

Players

No. Name Position Seasons Inducted

26 Adderley, HerbHerb Adderley CB 1970–1972 1981

8 Aikman, TroyTroy Aikman QB 1989–2000 2006

73 Allen, LarryLarry Allen G 1994–2005 2013

19 Alworth, LanceLance Alworth WR 1971–1972 1978

89 Ditka, MikeMike Ditka TE 1969–1972 1988

33 Dorsett, TonyTony Dorsett RB 1977–1987 1994

79 Gregg, ForrestForrest Gregg OT 1971 1977

94 Haley, CharlesCharles Haley DE 1992–1996 2015

22 Hayes, BobBob Hayes WR 1965–1974 2009

88 Irvin, MichaelMichael Irvin WR 1988–1999 2007

74 Lilly, BobBob Lilly DT 1961–1974 1980

25 Tommy McDonald WR 1964 1998

81 Owens, TerrellTerrell Owens WR 2006-2008 2018

20 Renfro, MelMel Renfro CB 1964–1977 1996

21 Sanders, DeionDeion Sanders CB, KR 1995–1999 2011

22 Smith, EmmittEmmitt Smith RB 1990–2002 2010

81 Smith, JackieJackie Smith TE 1978 1994

12 Staubach, RogerRoger Staubach QB 1969–1979 1985

54 White, RandyRandy White DT, LB 1975–1988 1994

70 Wright, RayfieldRayfield Wright OT 1967–1979 2006

Coaches and Contributors

Name Position Seasons Inducted

Jones, JerryJerry Jones Owner/Executive 1989–present 2017

Landry, TomTom Landry Coach 1960–1988 1990

Parcells, BillBill Parcells Coach 2003–2006 2013

Schramm, TexTex Schramm President/GM 1960–1989 1991

Texas
Texas
Sports Hall of Fame Main article: Texas
Texas
Sports Hall of Fame Super Bowl
Super Bowl
MVPs

Super Bowl
Super Bowl
MVP Winners

SB Player Position

V Chuck Howley LB

VI Roger Staubach QB

XII Randy White DT

Harvey Martin DE

XXVII Troy Aikman QB

XXVIII Emmitt Smith RB

XXX Larry Brown CB

Ring of Honor Unlike many NFL teams, the Cowboys do not retire jersey numbers of past standouts as a matter of policy. Instead, the team has a "Ring of Honor", which is on permanent display encircling the field. Originally at Texas
Texas
Stadium, the ring is now on display at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The first inductee was Bob Lilly
Bob Lilly
in 1975 and by 2005, the ring contained 17 names, all former Dallas
Dallas
players except for one head coach and one general manager/president. Although the team does not officially retire jersey numbers, some are kept "unofficially inactive", so it is uncommon to find any current players wearing the number of one of the "Ring of Honor" inductees. For instance, the jersey numbers of inductees Aikman (8), Staubach (12), Hayes and Smith (22), Irvin (88), and Lilly (74) were not worn during the 2008 season. For the 2010 season, number 88 was issued to rookie Dez Bryant. The Ring of Honor has been a source of controversy over the years. Tex Schramm was believed to be a "one-man committee" in choosing inductees and many former Cowboys players and fans felt that Schramm deliberately excluded linebacker Lee Roy Jordan because of a bitter contract dispute the two had during Jordan's playing days. When Jerry Jones bought the team he inherited Schramm's Ring of Honor "power" and immediately inducted Jordan. Jones also has sparked controversy regarding his decisions in handling the "Ring of Honor". For four years he was unsuccessful in convincing Tom Landry
Tom Landry
to accept induction. Meanwhile, he refused to induct Tex Schramm (even after Schramm's induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame). In 1993, thanks in part to the efforts of Roger Staubach
Roger Staubach
as an intermediary, Landry accepted induction and had a ceremony on the day of that year's Cowboys-Giants game (Landry had played and coached for the Giants). In 2003, Jones finally chose to induct Tex Schramm. Schramm and Jones held a joint press conference at Texas
Texas
Stadium announcing the induction. Unfortunately, Schramm did not live to see his ceremonial induction at the Cowboys-Eagles game that fall. Some of the more recent inductees were Troy Aikman, all-time NFL leading rusher Emmitt Smith, and Michael Irvin, known as "The Triplets". The Cowboys waited until Smith had retired as a player before inducting Aikman and Irvin, so all three could be inducted together, which occurred during halftime at a Monday Night Football home game against the arch-rival Washington Redskins
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on September 19, 2005. The most recent inductees are defensive end Charles Haley, offensive lineman Larry Allen, and wide receiver Drew Pearson, who were inducted into the Ring of Honor during halftime of the Cowboys' game vs. the Seattle Seahawks
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on November 6, 2011, and safety Darren Woodson, who was inducted on November 1, 2015. All-time first-round draft picks Main article: List of Dallas
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Radio and television See also: Dallas
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Cowboys Radio Network As of 2010, the Cowboys' flagship radio station is KRLD-FM. Brad Sham is the team's longtime play-by-play voice. Working alongside him is former Cowboy quarterback Babe Laufenberg, who returned in 2007 after a one-year absence to replace former safety Charlie Waters. The Cowboys, who retain rights to all announcers, chose not to renew Laufenberg's contract in 2006 and brought in Waters. However, Laufenberg did work as the analyst on the "Blue Star Network", which televises Cowboys preseason games not shown on national networks. The anchor station is KTVT, the CBS
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owned and operated station in Dallas. Previous stations which aired Cowboys games included KVIL-FM, KRLD, and KLUV-FM. Kristi Scales is the sideline reporter on the radio broadcasts. During his tenure as Cowboys coach, Tom Landry
Tom Landry
co-hosted his own coach's show with late veteran sportscaster Frank Glieber and later with Brad Sham. Landry's show was famous for his analysis of raw game footage and for he and his co-host making their NFL "predictions" at the end of each show. Glieber is one of the original voices of the Cowboys Radio Network, along with Bill Mercer, famous for calling the Ice Bowl of 1967 and both Super Bowl
Super Bowl
V and VI. Mercer is perhaps best known as the ringside commentator of World Class Championship Wrestling in the 1980s. Upon Mercer's departure, Verne Lundquist joined the network, and became their play-by-play announcer by 1977, serving eight years in that capacity before handing those chores permanently over to Brad Sham, who joined the network in 1977 as the color analyst and occasional fill-in for Lundquist. Longtime WFAA-TV
WFAA-TV
sports anchor Dale Hansen was the Cowboys color analyst with Brad Sham as the play-by-play announcer from 1985–1996. Dave Garrett served as the Cowboys' play-by-play announcer from 1995–97, when Brad Sham left the team and joined the Texas
Texas
Rangers' radio network team as well as broadcast Sunday Night Football on Westwood One. Seeking to expand its radio broadcasting scope nationally, the Cowboys began a five-year partnership with Compass Media Networks
Compass Media Networks
on February 2, 2011. The result was the America's Team
America's Team
Radio Network, a supplement to the franchise's regional one.[44] Beginning with the 2011 season, Kevin Burkhardt
Kevin Burkhardt
and Danny White handled the broadcasts, with Jerry Recco as the studio host.[45] See also

American football
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portal Dallas-Fort Worth portal

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Aron, Jaime (2010). Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys: The Complete Illustrated History. MVP Books. ISBN 978-0-7603-3520-8.  Hitzges, Norm; St. Angelo, Ron (2007). Greatest Team Ever: The Dallas Cowboys Dynasty of the 1990s. Rutledge Hill Press. ISBN 1-4016-0340-8.  Myers, Gary (2009). The Catch: One Play, Two Dynasties, and the Game That Changed the NFL. Crown Archetype. ISBN 978-0-307-40908-9.  Patoski, Joe Nick (2012). The Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys: The Outrageous History of the Biggest, Loudest, Most Hated, Best Loved Football Team in America. Little, Brown and Company. ISBN 978-0-316-07755-2.  Pearlman, Jeff (2008). Boys Will Be Boys: The Glory Days and Party Nights of the Dallas
Dallas
Cowboys Dynasty. HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-06-125680-6.  St. John, Bob (2000). Landry: The Legend and the Legacy. Word Publishing. ISBN 0-8499-1670-4. 

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