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Dallas Cowboys
Current season
Established 1960
Play in Cowboys Stadium
Arlington, Texas
Headquartered in Irving, Texas
Dallas Cowboys helmet
Dallas Cowboys logo
Helmet Logo
League/conference affiliations
Current uniform
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Team colors Navy, Silver, and White
              
Mascot Rowdy
Personnel
Owner(s) Jerry Jones
President Jerry Jones
General manager Jerry Jones
Head coach Wade Phillips
Team history
  • Dallas Cowboys (1960–present)
Team nicknames
America's Team
Doomsday Defense
The Boys
Big D
Championships
League championships (5)
Conference championships (10)
  • NFL Eastern: 1966, 1967
  • NFC: 1970, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1992, 1993, 1995
Division championships (21)
  • NFL Capitol: 1967, 1968, 1969
  • NFC East: 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1985, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2007, 2009
Playoff appearances (30)
  • 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
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.The Dallas Cowboys are an American football team that plays in the Eastern Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL).^ The 2009 Dallas Cowboys turn to Tony Romo and Jason Witten to run deep into the NFL Playoffs at Cowboys Stadium!
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^ This is the story of the longest games in the history of the National Football League.
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.They are headquartered in Valley Ranch in suburban Irving, Texas, which lies between Fort Worth and Dallas.^ They are based in the Dallas suburb of Irving, Texas.
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^ They are headquartered in Valley Ranch in suburban Irving, Texas, which lies between Fort Worth and Dallas.
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.The team plays its home games at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, which finished construction in time for the 2009 season.^ The stadium, which is located in Irving, Texas, will be the Cowboys home for the 2008 season.
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[1] .The Cowboys joined the NFL as a 1960 expansion team.^ The Cowboys joined the NFL as a 1960 expansion team .
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^ The Cowboys first joined the NFL as an expansion team in 1960.
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^ The Cowboys joined the NFL as a 1960 expansion team.
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[2] .The team's national following might best be represented by its NFL record of consecutive games in front of sold-out stadiums.^ The team's national following might best be represented by its NFL record of consecutive games in front of sold out stadiums.
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.The Cowboys' streak of 160 sold-out regular and post-season games began in 1990, and included 79 straight sellouts at their former home, Texas Stadium, and 81 straight sell-outs on the road.^ The stadium, which is located in Irving, Texas, will be the Cowboys home for the 2008 season.
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^ They also hold the record for the most sell-out games on the road with 81 games.
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^ That happens to be the Giants-Cowboys game at Texas Stadium.
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.The franchise holds the record for most Super Bowl appearances (8), corresponding to most NFC championships (8).^ Super Bowls world championships.

^ They’ve appeared in 14 NFC Championship Games and a record 8 Super Bowls.
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^ The franchise holds the record for most Super Bowl appearances, corresponding to most NFC championships.
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[3] .The Cowboys are the only NFL team to record 20 consecutive winning seasons (1966–1985) which they only missed the playoffs twice (1974 and 1984), an NFL record that remains unbroken and unchallenged.^ The Cowboys are one of the most successful teams in the history of the NFL, holding the league records for most consecutive winning seasons (20, from 1966 to 1985) and most seasons with at least 10 wins (24).
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^ By 1966, the Cowboys finally reached their first winning record with a playoff appearance.
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^ Which teams will advance in this weekend's the NFL playoffs?
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.It remains one of the longest winning streaks in all of professional sports.^ It remains one of the longest winning streaks in all of professional sports history.

^ When's the last time you recall all four wild-card games being so competitive you wouldn't be surprised to see the road team win any one?
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.An article from Forbes Magazine, dated September 2, 2009, lists the Cowboys as the most valuable sports franchise in the United States, and second in the world (behind the United Kingdom's Manchester United), with an estimated value of approximately $1.65 billion, ahead of the Washington Redskins ($1.5 billion) and the New England Patriots ($1.361 billion).^ The Cowboys are one of, if not the biggest sports franchise in the world, ...
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^ According to an Associated Press article on ESPN.com, Forbes Magazine lists the Cowboys as one of the most valuable sports teams in North America, with an estimated value of approximately $1.173 billion, behind the Washington Redskins ($1.423 billion) and the New England Patriots ($1.176 billion).
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[4] .They are also one of the wealthiest teams in the NFL, generating almost $269 million in annual revenue.^ They are also one of the wealthiest teams in the NFL, generating almost $250 million in annual revenue.
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^ They are also one of the wealthiest teams in the NFL, generating almost $269 million in annual revenue.
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^ How much do NFL teams generate from one game played?
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History

1980s and 1990s

.Danny White became the Cowboys' starting quarterback in 1980 after quarterback Roger Staubach retired.^ At the start of the 80s, Danny White became the Cowboys’ starting quarterback.
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^ Roger Staubach was in his prime as the Cowboys quarterback.
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.White led the Cowboys to the playoffs five times and won two Division Championships.^ With the guidance of newcomer quarterback Danny White, the Cowboys landed spots in the postseason five times and won two Division Championships.
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^ He eventually led the team to five playoffs and two Division Championships.
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^ The Cowboys have won 5 Super Bowl Championships, 10 Conference championships, and 10 Division championships.
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.However, despite playing in the NFC Championship Game three consecutive years (1980–1982), the Cowboys did not reach the Super Bowl during the 1980s.^ Shortly after the merger, the first Super Bowl was played, in 1967 , as the championship game.
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^ The Vikings advance to the NFC Championship game with a 34-3 rout of the Cowboys.
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^ And he had three Super Bowl rings.
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.In 1984, H.R. "Bum" Bright purchased the Dallas Cowboys from Clint Murchison.^ It's that easy to purchase Dallas Cowboys tickets at TicketsNow!
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.As the Cowboys suffered through progressively poorer seasons (from 10–6 in 1985 to 7–9 in 1986, 7–8 in 1987, and 3–13 in 1988), Bright became disenchanted with the team.^ COWBOYS BEAT VIKINGS 16-10 COWBOYS & VIKINGS Fantasy Player Keep it up for the regular season Cowboys May be more hype then substance Don't know...

^ But the Cowboys would again taste Super Bowl victory, defeating the Denver Broncos 27-10 in Super Bowl XII. Bob Ryan, an NFL films editor, would dub the Cowboys "America's Team" following this season, a nickname that stuck through both the good and bad times to come.
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^ After joining the NFL as an expansion team in 1960, the Dallas Cowboys have become one of the most successful teams in the history of the NFL. From 1966 until 1985, the Dallas Cowboys recorded 20 straight winning seasons, an unprecedented feat.
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.During an embarrassing home loss to Atlanta in 1987, Bright told the media that he was "horrified" at Landry's play calling.^ During the Thanksgiving season, the NFL is calling on fans to Join the Movement and help our partner organizations give the gift of play.
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^ Teams generally play division rivals twice during the season--once at home and once away.
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^ TOM FOX / DMN The Dallas Cowboys’ worst play took place during the 31-24 loss at the New York Giants on Dec.
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Bright sold the Cowboys to Jerry Jones on February 25, 1989.
.Jones immediately fired Tom Landry, the only head coach in franchise history, replacing him with University of Miami head coach Jimmy Johnson.^ Jimmy Johnson, of the University of Miami’s team, became head coach.
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^ One of the first actions taken by Jones when he stepped in as owner was to fire Tom Landry, the only head coach the team has had so far.
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.With the first pick in the draft, the Cowboys selected UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman.^ During draft pick, the Cowboys selected Tory Aikman, UCLA’s quarterback.
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^ So for the Cowboys to get him, it will cost them at least a first-round draft pick.
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.Later that same year, they would trade veteran running back Herschel Walker to the Minnesota Vikings for five veteran players and eight draft choices.^ The Cowboys running back will play Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.

^ It’s now known as the Herschel Walker trade.
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^ Likewise, running back Walker would be traded to the Minnesota Vikings.
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.Although the Cowboys finished the 1989 season with a 1–15 record, their worst in almost 30 years, "The Trade" later allowed Dallas to draft a number of impact players to rebuild the team.^ We also carry Dallas Cowboys season tickets.
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^ Trades Trade Deadline Throughout the season, owners can trade players with other teams.
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^ The Cowboys finished the 1989 season with a 1-15 record, the worst record since the team's inception, but the foundations for the Cowboys' return to glory had been set.
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.Johnson quickly returned the Cowboys to the NFL's elite.^ Is everyone ready for their repeat of Week 17 in the NFL? That’s certainly what it feels like, with the Eagles returning to Arlington to take on the Cowboys and the Packers returning to Glendale to face the Cardinals.
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^ The moves worked out as the Cowboys quickly established themselves as a NFL power with a 9-1 start.

Skillful drafts added fullback Daryl Johnston and center Mark Stepnoski in 1989, running back 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 and defensive end Charles Haley.^ In addition the Cowboys acquired DE Charles Hailey to give their young defense a veteran leader.
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^ There are question marks at safety as the Cowboys attempt to replace longtime veteran Darren Woodson, but the Cowboys have filled a lot of their defensive holes.
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^ Already with the team when Johnson took over was wide receiver Michael Irvin, guard Nate Newton, linebacker Ken Norton Jr., and offensive lineman Mark Tuinei.
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.In 1992 Dallas set a team record for regular season wins with a 13–3 mark.^ Dallas also has a winning record after Dec.
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^ By 1992, the Cowboys were on a winning streak again, with a 13-3 record.
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^ In 1992, the Cowboys posted their best-ever season, a 13-3 mark.
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.In January 1993, only three years after their 1–15 season, the Cowboys earned their first Super Bowl trip in 14 seasons.^ Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl tickets .
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^ For the first time in 15 years the Cowboys were back in the Super Bowl, facing the Buffalo Bills in Pasadena.
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^ The end of the season in the Super Bowl .
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.Dallas defeated the Buffalo Bills 52–17 in Super Bowl XXVII, during which they forced a record nine turnovers.^ Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl tickets .
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^ The Cowboys went on to defeat the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVII, 52-17.
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^ (Super Bowl XXVII Logo (Pasadena, California - 01/31/1993) - Dallas Cowboys 52, Buffalo Bills 17) .
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.Johnson became the first coach to claim a national championship in college football and a Super Bowl victory in professional football.^ Johnson and Switzer became the first and second coaches to win both a Collegiate National Championship and a Super Bowl.
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^ After the merger, the then-renamed Super Bowl became the NFL's championship game.
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^ Super Bowl victory (or at least went to the Super Bowl).
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.The following season, they again defeated the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVIII, 30–13. The Cowboys sent a then-NFL record 11 players to the Pro Bowl in 1993: Aikman, safety Thomas Everett, Irvin, Johnston, Maryland, Newton, Norton, Novacek, Smith, Stepnoski and Williams.^ The Cowboys went on to defeat the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVII, 52-17.
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.Only weeks after Super Bowl XXVIII, however, friction between Johnson and Jones culminated in Johnson stunning the football world by announcing his resignation.^ Friction between Johnson and Jones soon led to the head coach’s resignation.
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^ I'm sticking to Phillips being a Dead Man Coaching , short of a trip to the Super Bowl, but it's sounding more and more like owner Jerry Jones is getting caught up in the last two weeks as validation of his coach.
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.Jones then hired former University of Oklahoma head coach Barry Switzer to replace Johnson.^ Jimmy Johnson, of the University of Miami’s team, became head coach.
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^ Barry Switzer, of the University of Oklahoma team, replaced him.
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.The Cowboys finished 12–4 in 1994, but missed the Super Bowl by losing to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game, 38–28. In 1995, Jones lured All-Pro cornerback Deion Sanders away from San Francisco, and Dallas once again posted a 12–4 regular season record.^ Here is the list of all the Pro Bowl records.
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.The Cowboys defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 27–17 at Sun Devil Stadium in Super Bowl XXX for their fifth world championship.^ Super Bowl 43: Arizona-Pittsburgh .
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^ The Cowboys have five Super Bowls and 8 Conference Championships under their belt.
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.Switzer joined Johnson as the only coaches to win a college football national championship and a Super Bowl.^ This team can win the Super Bowl.

^ Johnson and Switzer became the first and second coaches to win both a Collegiate National Championship and a Super Bowl.
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.Yet the glory days of the Cowboys were again beginning to dim as free agency, age and injuries began taking their toll.^ But the glory days of the Cowboys were again beginning to fade as free agency and injuries began taking their toll.
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^ By 1997 however, age, injury and free agency began to affect the team.
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.The Cowboys went 6–10 in 1997, with discipline and off-field problems becoming major distractions.^ The Cowboys went 6-10 in 1997 and Switzer was let go.
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^ The Dallas Cowboys' controversial wide receiver will star in his own show on VH1 this summer, giving fans a look into his life off the field.......
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^ The Cowboys went on to man handle the Saints for the majority of the game and DeMarcus Ware added a signature performance to his growing legacy.
  • Dallas Cowboys Blogging Community - DallasCowboysNews.com 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.dallascowboysnews.com [Source type: General]

.As a result, Switzer resigned as head coach in January 1998 and former Steelers offensive coordinator Chan Gailey was hired to take his place.^ With Chan Gailey, Buffalo Bills get offensive- minded coach January 20, 2010 .
  • Dallas Cowboys | democratandchronicle.com 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC topics.gannett.com [Source type: General]

^ Bills hire Gailey as new head coach .
  • Philly.com | Topics: News, photos, topics, and quotes on Dallas Cowboys 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC topics.philly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ With Gailey, Bills get offensive- minded coach January 20, 2010 .
  • Dallas Cowboys | democratandchronicle.com 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC topics.gannett.com [Source type: General]

.Gailey led the team to two playoff appearances with a 10–6 record in 1998 and an NFC East Division championship, but was let go after an 8–8 playoff season in 1999, becoming the first Cowboys coach who did not win a Super Bowl.^ NFC East - 2009 record: 11-5 .
  • Dallas Cowboys - The Football Database 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.footballdb.com [Source type: News]

^ When did I become a Cowboy fan?
  • Dallas Cowboys 2009 Training Camp: Five Things to Watch (Part II) - Blogging The Boys 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.bloggingtheboys.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Cowboys will coach the NFC squad at the Pro Bowl.
  • Dallas Cowboys Team Report - USATODAY.com 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

.In 1998, the Cowboys suffered an embarrassing 20–7 home loss to the division rival Arizona Cardinals.^ ESPN reports that Romo may have suffered a rib injury in the second half of the game — the Cowboys’ biggest loss ever — but Romo refused to answer questions about his health.
  • Dallas Cowboys 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC gone-hollywood.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A week after shutting out Philadelphia to clinch the NFC East title and shaking some of their reputation for late-season lapses, the Cowboys stay home for a Saturday night rematch against their division rival.
  • NFL Football News - Topix 9 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: News]

^ Guyer suffered its second straight semifinal loss to Longview in the Class 4A Division I state semifinals in 2009.
  • Cowboys Stadium Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC stadiumblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

.In 1999, they suffered a 27–10 first round loss to the Minnesota Vikings.^ SA.com Cowboys Dallas Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins is already eyeing a possible second-round matchup with the Minnesota Vikings.
  • Dallas Cowboys | postcrescent.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC topics.gannett.com [Source type: General]

^ Romo lost two of his three fumbles and threw an interception to seal the Cowboys' fate in a 34-3 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC ...
  • Dallas Cowboys - News, Video, Games, and Rumors from FantasySportsBlips 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC fantasy.ballhype.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ After winning their first home playoff game in 30 years, the Wildcats (10-2) advanced to face Chadron State on the road in the second round next weekend.
  • Billy Malone | Abilene Christian, QB : 2009 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile 16 January 2010 10:010 UTC www.nfldraftscout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Nonetheless, the Cowboys posted more wins in the 1990s than any other NFL team.^ NFL teams don't have healthier seasons than this year's Cowboys.
  • Dallas Sports - Sportatorium - "Dallas Cowboys" Archives 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC blogs.dallasobserver.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For no other team in the NFL is as adored or as despised as the Dallas Cowboys.
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^ Latest NFL team posts .
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2000s

.Defensive coordinator Dave Campo was promoted to head coach, but he could only post three consecutive 5–11 seasons.^ The team’s defense coordinator, Dave Campo, became their head coach.
  • History of Dallas Cowboys - About the NFL team Dallas Cowboys. 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.ixgames.com [Source type: General]

^ He has had only one non-winning season as a head coach.
  • Dallas Cowboys Team Page 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.nfl.com [Source type: General]

^ Campo's incompetency as a head coach has nothing to do with his ability to coach defensive backs.
  • The Dallas Morning News | Dallas Cowboys/NFL news 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC cowboys.beloblog.com [Source type: General]

.Many fans and media were beginning to blame Jerry Jones for the team's ills, noting that he refused to hire a strong coach or general manager, preferring to hire coaches who did not want to be involved with personnel duties so that Jones himself, as GM, could manage them.^ Jerry Jones wants more noise .
  • Dallas Cowboys News | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ People said he refused to hire strong coaches and managers so he could step in and manage the team himself.
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^ Now, if Jerry Jones could only bring himself to say it.

.Jones then lured Bill Parcells out of retirement to coach the Cowboys.^ Bill Parcells advice for Jerry Jones .
  • Sports Media Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC sportsmediablog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

^ In a surprise move, Jones hired the then retired Bill Parcells to coach the team.
  • History of Dallas Cowboys - About the NFL team Dallas Cowboys. 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.ixgames.com [Source type: General]

^ Coach Bill Parcels was lured out of retirement in 2003 and his place at the helm of the team has been positive for the team so far.
  • Dallas Cowboys tickets - Dallas Cowboys Football tickets, Dallas Cowboys NFL tickets and Dallas Cowboys schedule 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.abctickets.com [Source type: General]

.The Cowboys became the surprise team of the 2003 season, posting a 10–6 record and a playoff berth by having the best overall defense in the NFL. The Cowboys then finished an up-and-down 2006 season with a 9–7 record and a playoff appearance, but after a last second loss in the wild-card game against the Seattle Seahawks, Parcells retired and was succeeded by Wade Phillips.^ Benson sets franchise record in Wild Card game .
  • NFL News and Rumors - Hot off the Wire Fantasy Football News 9 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.kffl.com [Source type: News]

^ Wade Philips has an overall record of 49-38 as a coach in the NFL .
  • VWvortex Forums: Dallas Cowboys Official Thread 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC forums.vwvortex.com [Source type: General]

^ Overall, the franchise has posted 25 seasons with 10 or more wins and made the playoffs 29 times—both are NFL records.
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[6] .In his first season as head coach, Phillips and his coaching staff led the franchise to its best seasonal start ever, a conference-best 13–3 record, and the franchise's 16th NFC East championship title, the most of any team in that division.^ Phillips to return as Head Coach?
  • News Radio 1200 WOAI San Antonio Texas 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC radio.woai.com [Source type: General]

^ The Dallas Cowboys were the best team in the NFC last season.
  • 2008 NFL Mock Draft: Dallas Cowboys | Bleacher Report 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC bleacherreport.com [Source type: General]

^ Will Cam Cameron make history in his first season as a head coach?
  • SI.com - Scorecard - Daily List: Five Worst NFL Teams 15 September 2009 9:17 UTC sportsillustrated.cnn.com [Source type: General]

[7] .The Cowboys were eliminated by the (eventual Super Bowl Champion) Giants in the divisional round of the playoffs, the first NFC #1 seed to do so since the 1990 playoff re-alignment.^ NFL playoffs first-round matchups .
  • National Football League (NFL) -- Los Angeles Times - latimes.com 9 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.latimes.com [Source type: News]

^ Super Bowl XLIII champion .
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^ In due time: First, we have the NFL playoffs and Super Bowl.
  • NFL's big-bang reality - The Denver Post 16 January 2010 10:010 UTC www.denverpost.com [Source type: General]

.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.^ Cowboys 2008 season .
  • Dallas Cowboys Wallpaper | Dallas Cowboys News | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

^ Then again the next year, in 2006, you start your season 5-3 and go 2-6 in the second half of the season.
  • SI.com - Scorecard - Daily List: Five Worst NFL Teams 15 September 2009 9:17 UTC sportsillustrated.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ NFL Network on channel 275 for the start of the regular season thanks to a recent agreement with the NFL. But now for Cowboys fans, they won’t have to share the Cowboys with the rest of the league.

.However, things soon went downhill from there, as quarterback Tony Romo suffered a broken pinkie in an overtime loss to the Arizona Cardinals.^ Tony Romo is to blame for our loss!

^ Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warne...
  • Source: Dallas Cowboys to retain coach Wade Phillips - ESPN Dallas - Tony Romo, Football 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC fantasy.ballhype.com [Source type: News]

^ Tony Romo will need to prove he can win some playoff games but the talent is there.
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.With Brad Johnson and Brooks Bollinger playing as backups, Dallas went 1–2 during a three-game stretch.^ Brad Johnson will start a third consecutive game and Brooks Bollinger will be the No.

^ Has Hamlin played his last game for Dallas?
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^ Dallas went into the game on a roll.
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.Romo's return showed promise, as Dallas went 3–0. However, injuries mounted during the season with the team losing several starters for the year, such as Kyle Koser, Felix Jones, safety Roy Williams and punter Matt McBriar, and several other starters playing with injuries.^ Dallas is showing those traits again this season.
  • Alltop - Top NFL Football News 9 January 2010 20:28 UTC nfl.alltop.com [Source type: General]

^ First Felix Jones, then Marion Barber, went down with injuries.
  • Dallas Cowboys NFL Team Column 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.nfldraftdog.com [Source type: General]

^ Patrick Crayton -- not Felix Jones -- will likely be the team's main punt returner this season.

[8] .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.^ The Saints finished the season on a three-game losing streak.
  • NFL Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 9 January 2010 20:28 UTC nflblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

^ For now, they sure finished the regular season on a strong no… .

^ This is an important season for this team and I do believe they will make the playoffs in 2009.
  • 2010 Free NFL Fantasy Football Information, Fantasy Player Rankings | Fantasy-Info.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC www.fantasy-info.com [Source type: General]

.On May 2, 2009, the Dallas Cowboys' practice facility collapsed during a wind storm.^ BREAKING: Cowboys practice facility collapses .

^ The Dallas Cowboys indoor practice facility collapses in Valley Ranch during a thunderstorm.

^ A thunderstorm on Saturday afternoon collapsed the Dallas Cowboys practice facility .

.The collapse left twelve Cowboys players and coaches injured.^ Cowboys indoor field collapses; coach injured .
  • Dallas Cowboys - Sport Snipe - Team News - Blogs - Stats - Updates 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.sportsnipe.com [Source type: General]

^ If you head to the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio you will find a total of nine former Cowboys players and coaches enshrined for their greatness on the field.
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^ None of the Cowboys' players suffered any serious injuries, but special teams coach Joe DeCamillis, who is the son-in-law of Dan Reeves, suffered a broken vertebrae.

.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.^ Bruce DeHaven, who coached the Cowboys special teams...
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^ Collapse leaves scouting assistant paralyzed .

^ None of the Cowboys' players suffered any serious injuries, but special teams coach Joe DeCamillis, who is the son-in-law of Dan Reeves, suffered a broken vertebrae.

.The 2009 season started on a positive with a road win against Tampa Bay, but fortunes quickly changed as Dallas fell to a 2–2 start.^ His first coaching title came in 1998 with a 62-31 win over Tampa Bay at ArenaBowl XII and the second, a 41-38 win over the Nashville Kats in 2000.
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^ The Cowboys got the win on the road last weekend against the Washington Redskin, but they are far from saving their season, on Sunday at noon with the 49′ers come to town, the Dallas Cowboys will have to put it all on the line if they want to keep their playoff hopes alive.

^ Tampa Bay also announced that it had signed quarterback Rudy Carpenter from the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.
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.In week five, with starting wide receiver Roy Williams sidelined by injury, receiver Miles Austin got his first start of the season and had a record setting day (250 yards receiving and 2 TDs) to help lead Dallas to an overtime win over Kansas City.^ Dallas Cowboys receiver Roy Williams can see being benched .
  • Dallas Cowboys News - Redband Sports 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC redbandsports.com [Source type: General]

^ Dallas also has a winning record after Dec.
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^ Analysis: Unfortunately, wide receiver Roy Williams will be back, too.
  • Source: Dallas Cowboys to retain coach Wade Phillips - ESPN Dallas - Tony Romo, Football 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC fantasy.ballhype.com [Source type: News]

.Following their bye week, Dallas went on a three game winning streak including wins over Atlanta and NFC East division rival Philadelphia.^ The Cowboys with a win will win the NFC East outright.

^ Dallas at Washington (SNF) 1/3: Philadelphia at Dallas The Cowboys bye week is week 6.

^ The Dallas owner has, however, voiced his support for Phillips on multiple occasions during the season -- one in which Dallas finished 11-5, won the NFC East (for the second time in Phillips' three years) and beat Philadelphia in a wild-card round playoff game.
  • Dallas Cowboys News, Scores, Stats, Schedule -- NFL FanHouse 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC nfl.fanhouse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Despite entering December with a record of 8–3, Dallas lost its slim grip on 1st place in the division with losses to the New York Giants and San Diego.^ New York Giants Jerseys (35) .
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^ The New York Giants are anything but Giants of the game.
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^ San Diego at Dallas, 3:15 .
  • NFL schedule 2009 - JSOnline 16 January 2010 10:010 UTC www.jsonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Talks of past December collapses resurfaced, and another collapse in 2009 seemed validated.^ Another former Card earns spot on NFL roster December 30, 2009 .
  • Dallas Cowboys | postcrescent.com 19 January 2010 18:018 UTC topics.gannett.com [Source type: General]

^ Cowboys right on time with another December collapse .

^ That said, New Orleans has been damn near unbeatable at home this season and Dallas is in the midst of another December collapse.

.However, the 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 posted back-to-back shutouts when they beat division rivals Washington (17–0) and Philadelphia (24–0) to end the season.^ The shutout was his first of the season.
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^ Next week- New Orleans .
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^ Dallas posted consecutive shutouts for the first time in team history with its 24-0 win over Philadelphia a week after blanking Washintgon.
  • Nfl Today -- Nfl FanHouse 9 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.fanhouse.com [Source type: General]

.In the process, the Cowboys clinched their second NFC East title in three years as well as the third seed in the NFC Playoffs.^ The Cowboys have won two NFC East titles in three...
  • Philly.com | Topics: News, photos, topics, and quotes on Dallas Cowboys 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC topics.philly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cowboys from the NFC playoffs.
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^ The Cowboys with a win will win the NFC East outright.

.Six days later, in the wild-card round of the playoffs, 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.^ Dallas Cowboys vs Philadelphia Eagles NFC Wild Card preview .

^ Round 3 between Eagles-Cowboys .
  • NFL Football News - Topix 9 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: News]
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^ NFL playoffs first-round matchups .
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.Dallas ended their playoff run after a divisional playoff loss to the Minnesota Vikings.^ Dallas) OR * a tie and a Minnesota loss or tie (vs.

^ Dallas Cowboys 3, Minnesota Vikings 34 .
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^ Romo lost two of his three fumbles and threw an interception to seal the Cowboys' fate in a 34-3 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC divisional playoffs Sunday.
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Logos and uniforms

The script logo.
.The Dallas Cowboys' blue star logo representative of Texas as "The Lone Star State" is one of the best known team logos in professional sports.^ The bidder had been earlier identified to be a representative from the Dallas Cowboys NFL team.
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^ In 1960, the team's logo was a mere simple blue star.
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^ The other was a silver helmet with a blue star -- a Dallas Cowboys helmet.
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.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.^ The simple star logo was adapted to comprise a white border/pinstripe.
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^ The team use to wear blue jerseys with white sleeves plus small stars on their shoulders.
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^ In 1960, the team's logo was a mere simple blue star.
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.Today, the blue star has been extended to not only the Dallas Cowboys, but owner Jerry Jones' AFL team, the Dallas Desperados that have a similar logo based on the Cowboys.^ Official Dallas Cowboys team colors and logo.
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^ About the NFL team Dallas Cowboys.
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^ The new stadium has been very good for Cowboys owner Jerry Jones .
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.The blue star also is used on other entries like an imaging facility and storage facility.^ The other was a silver helmet with a blue star -- a Dallas Cowboys helmet.
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^ But the receiving corps will need Randy Moss to play like the star he’s been over the past 10 years to take pressure off the other guys.

^ The team use to wear blue jerseys with white sleeves plus small stars on their shoulders.
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Uniforms

.The Dallas Cowboys' white home jersey has royal blue (PMS 280 C) solid socks, numbers, lettering, and two stripes on the sleeves outlined in black.^ Welcome Cowboys fans to Dallas Cowboys Jerseys .
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^ We're all supposed to be offended by a Dallas Cowboys' cheerleader with black paint on her white face at Halloween.

^ The Cowboys are not interested in QB Mike Vick , who just began the final two months of his sentence in home confinement.

.The home pants, according to the Dallas Cowboys official media guide, are a common metallic silver-blue color (PMS 8280 C) that help bring out the blue in the uniform.^ The other was a silver helmet with a blue star -- a Dallas Cowboys helmet.
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^ The Dallas Cowboys backed out of the deal.
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^ The Dallas Cowboys restricted the number of public appearances Adam Jones could make in hopes of helping him keep a low profile.

.The navy (PMS 289 C) road jerseys (nicknamed the "Stars and Stripes" jersey) have white lettering and numbers with navy pinstripes.^ The team use to wear blue jerseys with white sleeves plus small stars on their shoulders.
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^ Tony Romo Jersey: Reebok Navy/White Throwback Replica #9 Dallas Cowboys Jersey $89.99 .
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^ My only two concerns: (1) The white jersey’s hemline stripes look a bit thinner than before .
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.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.^ It is Paper white shirt with team color sleeves and collar from the Cowboys legends collection.
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^ Cowboys Suede Jacket by GIII: Item no: G3838 Color Blocked Dallas Cowboys suede Varsity Jacket with Self Fabric Collar and Appliqued Cowboys on front and Cowboys appliqued star on back.
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^ Short sleeve white Dallas Cowboys polo with1/4 zip front.
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.A "Cowboys" chest crest is directly under the NFL shield.^ Team logo silk screened on shoulders Team name silk screened on upper chest Embroidered upper center front NFL Shield Officially licensed by the NFL .
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^ Dallas Cowboys related site would be worth selling the domain…Cowboys sell everything, including merchandise, directly (only team in the NFL).
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^ Filed under: Cowboys, Eagles, NFC East, NFL Playoffs, FanHouse PreviewsIn today's NFL, the idea of rivalries has fallen mostly by the wayside.
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.The away pants are a pearlish metallic-silver color (PMS 8001 C) and like the home pants, enhance the navy in the uniforms.^ The away “white” uniform is more bareable than the home “Red/Orange.” I actually like the whites, because of the original “C”.
  • Uni Watch » No Friggin’ Lenience 16 January 2010 10:010 UTC www.uniwatchblog.com [Source type: General]

^ Team colors include navy, silver, and white.
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.The team uses a serifed font for the lettered player surnames on the jersey nameplates.^ Indianapolis Colts (34 letters) At least the other bad teams on your list can claim one player that had a decent career.
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^ Replica Adult Team Color Sale Jersey, by Reebok: Item no: O711 This replica Dallas Cowboys replica jersey is on sale because the player was traded or team made a design change.
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^ The team use to wear blue jerseys with white sleeves plus small stars on their shoulders.
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.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.^ Design features team name in arch letters with team logo over dial.Square corners curved sides to fit second generation Nanos with metallic black,silver,green,pink,or blue finish, back features team logo and helmet.
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^ On the other hand the present uniform design has evolved a number of minor changes through the years; it chiefly based of silver helmets, silver pants, and either white or blue jerseys.
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^ The team use to wear blue jerseys with white sleeves plus small stars on their shoulders.
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.The Cowboys also include a unique, if subtle, feature on the back of the helmet: a blue strip of Dymo tape with the player's name embossed, placed on the white portion of the stripe at the back of the helmet.^ Player number on the front and name and number on the back .
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^ Player number on the front and name and number on the back.
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^ Reebok produces a Throwback NFL jersey based on a teams older uniform and usually features a player from back in the day.
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Uniform history

.When the Dallas Cowboys franchise debuted in 1960's, the team's uniform included a white helmet adorned with a simple blue star and a blue-white-blue stripe down the center crown.^ In 1960, the team's logo was a mere simple blue star.
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^ Dallas Cowboys 3x5 Helmet Flag .
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^ Dallas Cowboys 1960's Mini Throwback Helmet .
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.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.^ Size: 12 inch diameter As the team makes changes, don't lose track of the hour or you'll miss the game.
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^ The team currently plays their home games in Irving, but they are scheduled to move to a new stadium in nearby Arlington in 2009.
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^ This will give Adam Jones a couple weeks to get his game legs back, as well as adjust to any changes in that may have been made to the defensive scheme while he was away from the team.

.Their socks also had two horizontal white stripes overlapping the blue.^ My only two concerns: (1) The white jersey’s hemline stripes look a bit thinner than before .
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.In 1964 through 1965, the Cowboys opted for a simpler look (and essentially the team's current uniform) by changing their jersey/socks to one solid color with three horizontal blue stripes on the sleeves.^ I forgot how classy those Raiders throwback uniforms look with the silver jersey numbers outlined in black.
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^ The uniforms were atrocious, and how can both teams be wearing similar light colored shirts?
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^ Media access to the Cowboys and all NFL teams has changed greatly from the days when Pete Rozelle ran the league and Tex Schramm ruled Valley Ranch.
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.The star-shouldered jerseys were replaced with shoulder "TV" numbers.^ The team use to wear blue jerseys with white sleeves plus small stars on their shoulders.
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.The pants and helmet were changed from white to silver and a white border was added to the blue star.^ On the other hand the present uniform design has evolved a number of minor changes through the years; it chiefly based of silver helmets, silver pants, and either white or blue jerseys.
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^ The team use to wear blue jerseys with white sleeves plus small stars on their shoulders.
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^ Size: 50x60 Dark blue blanket with Dallas helmet aglow and Cowboy star at the bottom.
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.In 1966, the team narrowed the stripes to two per sleeve/sock and the following year in 1967, the white border was moved farther into the blue star and was now a white pinstripe.^ The simple star logo was adapted to comprise a white border/pinstripe.
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^ Stewart spent last season as defensive special assistant with the Philadelphia Eagles following his dismissal in Dallas after spending the previous two years as defensive coordinator there.
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^ The Fighting Irish have taken a beating on the football field this year -- and now, their starting quarterback was reportedly socked in the face during a bar fight early Sunday morning.
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.The logo and this version of the uniform has seen little change to the present day.^ The present day Dallas Cowboys also know a little something about not finishing the play.
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^ Dallas Cowboys shifted to use their present logo and uniform design in 1964.
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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 1981–1988 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)
  • from 1981–1994 the dark jerseys sported numbers that were gray with white borders and a blue pinstripe.^ Player number on the front and name and number on the back .
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    ^ Player number on the front and name and number on the back.
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    ^ Features raised applique numbers on front- back and shoulders that sport a traditional ''stitched'' look.
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    The stripes on the sleeves and socks also used the same gray with white border scheme (sans navy pinstripe).
  • 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.^ I have photos of a helmet similar to the second and third designs above, however, I don't which color was used -- purple or black, or whether both were used at some point during the season.
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^ On the other hand the present uniform design has evolved a number of minor changes through the years; it chiefly based of silver helmets, silver pants, and either white or blue jerseys.
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^ One interesting note about the Believers helmet above -- the outermost blue stripe actually gets thicker toward the back of the helmet, not visible in the image above.
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.
The Dallas Cowboys "throwback" to their original away uniform (circa 1960–1963).
^ Dallas Cowboys 1960's Mini Throwback Helmet .
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^ Dallas Cowboys 1960 .
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Worn once in 1994 on Monday Night Football against the Detroit Lions.
.In 1994, the NFL celebrated their 75th Anniversary, and the Dallas Cowboys celebrated their back-to-back Super Bowl titles by unveiling a white "Double-Star" jersey on Thanksgiving Day.^ Himself - Runnning back, Dallas Cowboys .
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^ Looking for information on the NFL's Super Bowl ?
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^ (NFL 75th Anniversary Uniforms - 1960 Dallas Cowboys) .
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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.^ Dallas Cowboys 1960's Mini Throwback Helmet .
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^ When's the last time you recall all four wild-card games being so competitive you wouldn't be surprised to see the road team win any one?
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^ I forgot how classy those Raiders throwback uniforms look with the silver jersey numbers outlined in black.
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.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).^ Lewis didn’t want to show too much, but what he may have shown in the process was that his team is fading fast and may have won games early in the season with smoke and mirrors.
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^ According to this article in the Charlotte Business Journal , the Bobcats’ navy uniform will be worn 20 time this season (up from 12 in 2006-07) and will eventually become the team’s primary design, and the franchise emphasizes blue and reduces the role of orange.
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^ Mathews led the nation in rushing during the 2009 season, averaging 151.3 yards per game.
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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.^ Julius Jones #21 Dallas Cowboys NFL Authentic Thanksgiving Day Player Jersey Exactly like the Julius Jones wears on the gridiron!
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^ Tony Romo Dallas Cowboys Autographed Custom Thanksgiving Day Jersey This Custom jersey has been personally hand signed by the Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.
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^ (NFL 75th Anniversary Uniforms - 1960 Dallas Cowboys) .
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.This uniform now serves as the team's alternate or "third jersey" and is usually worn at least once a year, although team has used their normal white uniforms on Thanksgiving in 2007 and 2008. The team will once again wear this uniform at home on Thanksgiving Day in 2009 while their opponent the Oakland Raiders will wear their AFL Legacy Weekend throwbacks.^ The Raiders and Chargers ought to wear their throwback uniforms on a permanent basis.
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^ Team Photo Day, 2009 .

^ Burress applied for the state corrections department program a day before Thanksgiving - and less than two months into the two-year prison sentence he is serving on gun possession charges.
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.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 Texans' uniforms.^ October 11th, 2009 11:53am .
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^ NFL Rumors: Who's playing hurt?
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^ Scout.com > NFL > Kansas City .
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.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.^ That presents a problem: For the first time, team captains will wear a “C” on their jersey.
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^ Can the Cowboys win a playoff game for the first time since 1996?
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^ Cowboys trail for first time in a month .
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Home/Road Jersey History

.The Cowboys were the first NFL team to primarily wear their white jersey at home, as it was an unofficial rule that teams wear their colored jersey at home.^ The Dallas Cowboys jerseys, photo, signed football and official NFL Cowboys jersey embody the team’s great accomplishments such as their recognition as the first team in the history of the league to have won three amazing Super Bowls in just four years.
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^ DALLAS COWBOYS SALE ITEMS EXTRA POINTS: HOME > NFL > Dallas Cowboys Gear (750 items) Dallas Cowboys Store:  View All Products Item Code: 135050 Reebok Dallas Cowboys #9 Tony Romo White Replica Football Jersey Price: $79.95 Now, get the NFL Equipment replica jersey that looks more like the authentics by Reebok!
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^ Media access to the Cowboys and all NFL teams has changed greatly from the days when Pete Rozelle ran the league and Tex Schramm ruled Valley Ranch.
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.This tradition was started in the 1960s by Tex Schramm, who wanted fans to see a variety of opponents' colors at home games.^ That’s what we fans have been wanting to see all year.

^ President and General Manager Tex Schramm is heavily involved in the negotiations as the AFL and NFL agree to a merger setting up a season ending Championship Game.

^ I guess the title of worst team ever is the reason or just dumbass Romeo Crennel who keeps assuring fans the falsehood of that the Browns will win games.
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[9] .Since then, a number of other teams have worn their white uniforms at home, including the Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins.^ Every season the Redskins get buttraped by every team on the road but at home, they gather their arrows, put on their warpaint, and kill any football player who tries to reclaim Washington D.C. in the name of the Caucasian Horde led by Jim Zorn.
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^ This is not likely however, because not all shit is brown, and many other colors of shit would have been offended, causing them to write countless numbers of angry letters to Congress demanding they be included in the team name.
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^ On the other hand the present uniform design has evolved a number of minor changes through the years; it chiefly based of silver helmets, silver pants, and either white or blue jerseys.
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.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.^ The Dallas Cowboys jerseys, photo, signed football and official NFL Cowboys jersey embody the team’s great accomplishments such as their recognition as the first team in the history of the league to have won three amazing Super Bowls in just four years.
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^ If the main point of your argument was to say Ware shouldn't have made the All-Decade team because he only played five years of it (since...
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^ Spent 3 years in Los Angeles and I had to constantly tell people I was introduced to that I am from Houston, not Dallas because they would incessantly remind me that the Cowboys damn sure weren't their team.
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.This curse purportedly became popular after the team lost Super Bowl V, when they were forced to wear their colored jersey because they were the designated home team.^ The Dallas Cowboys jerseys, photo, signed football and official NFL Cowboys jersey embody the team’s great accomplishments such as their recognition as the first team in the history of the league to have won three amazing Super Bowls in just four years.
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^ I proudly display the fleur de lis on the back of my car, in spite of the fact they have never even gotten faint glimpse of a Super Bowl.
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^ You've got a real shot at perfection, but because you remember the 2007 Patriots, you know that pursuing perfection might cost you the Super Bowl.
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[10] .However, the roots of the curse likley date back earlier to the end of the 1968 season when the blue-shirted Cowboys were upset badly by the Cleveland Browns in the divisional playoffs.^ Although Matthews arrived in Cleveland from USC with the golden looks of a California surfer, he proved himself as a blue-collar player over 16 seasons with the Browns and three more with the Atlanta Falcons.
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^ However storm clouds were on the horizon as Fullback Darryl "Moose" Johnston career came to an end with a series of neck and back injuries.

^ The Onion - America's Finest News Source MINNEAPOLIS—All corners of the sporting world sounded off against the Minnesota Vikings this week for their conduct at the end of their divisional playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys, saying that even after a...
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.That turned out to be Don Meredith's final game as a Cowboy.^ The Cowboys may have filled their hole at backup quarterback with the trade acquisition of Jon Kitna, but I don't think they are out of the quarterback market yet.
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^ The Cowboys jump out of the gate quickly again winning five of their first six games, to gain control of the top spot in the NFC East.

^ This is a crucial division game and the Cowboys will pull out all the stops.
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.Dallas' lone victory in a conference championship or Super Bowl wearing the blue jerseys was in the 1978 NFC Championship game against the Los Angeles Rams.^ Each season culminates in a championship game known as the Super Bowl.
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^ The NFC Championship and a Super Bowl are there for the taking with 2008 Dallas Cowboys tickets.
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^ After the merger, the then-renamed Super Bowl became the NFL's championship game.
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.Since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger, league rules were changed to allow the Super Bowl home team to pick their choice of jersey.^ Looking for information on the NFL's Super Bowl ?
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^ After the merger, the then-renamed Super Bowl became the NFL's championship game.
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^ NFL Draft Picks team-by-team .
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.Most of the time, 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.^ They switched to the second helmet above sometime after the first game of the season.
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^ The Xtreme were a new franchise for the 2004 season, playing in Staten Island, NJ. For 2005, they changed their name to the New Jersey Xtreme, and may have changed location as well, as their home office was listed as being in Rutherford, NJ. They apparently folded following the 2005 season.
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.Occasionally opposing teams will wear their white jerseys at home to try to invoke the curse,[11] as when the Philadelphia Eagles hosted the Cowboys in the 1980 NFC Championship Game.^ The Eagles bring an 11-4 record into the game, the Cowboys 10-5.
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^ Saturday's Cowboys-Eagles game.
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^ No NFC Championship game at Cowboys Stadium .
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[12] .The Washington Redskins, after wearing white exclusively in the '80s and '90s, have since 2002 occasionally reverted to using their burgundy jerseys for second-half home games, but will still wear white against the Cowboys.^ Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins .

^ However, seeking to start 4-0 the Cowboys are stunned at home by the Washington Redskins.

^ Jacksonville put up a fight, at home against Manning; next time it'll take work, and pre-game planning.
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One of the more recent examples of the "curse" happened in 2008 when the 1–4 St. Louis Rams chose to wear their white uniforms at home, forcing the Cowboys to wear road blue uniforms. The Rams would upset the Cowboys 34–14.
.Although Dallas has made several tweaks to their blue jerseys over the years, Schramm said he did not believe in the curse.^ Made me wonder what Jones thinks Phillips is if he is probably underpaying him.With next season's Super Bowl in Arlington, Jones said he thinks the Dallas Cowboys of Arlington will be knocking on the door.

^ NCAA Jerseys have been our bread and butter for each College Football season over the last several years.
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^ Miles Austin Dallas Cowboys Youth #19 Blue Replica Football Jersey By Reebok $59.95 .
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[13] .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.^ Renewable energy certificates are created when electricity is generated using alternate power sources such as wind or solar energy instead of fossil fuels.
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^ Media access to the Cowboys and all NFL teams has changed greatly from the days when Pete Rozelle ran the league and Tex Schramm ruled Valley Ranch.
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^ Next time I start to criticize your 2009 Dallas Cowboys, remind me that these are the dorks I used to root for.
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Stadiums

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.^ She noted the size of the new stadium in relationship to next-door Rangers ballpark -- built during her husband's tenure as owner of the Texas Rangers.
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^ He’ll be back to posting college football during the thick of the Bowl season.
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^ This means Walker will have gone from ballet to bobsleds to brutality after winning the Heisman Trophy as a running back at the University of Georgia and a noteworthy pro football career with the Cowboys, too.

.Originally known as the Fair Park Bowl, it is located in Fair Park, site of the State Fair of Texas.^ From the old wooden Fair Park Bowl through the Cotton Bowl, Texas Stadium and now the $1 billion Cowboys Stadium, North Texas' culture is shaped in 100-yard memories.
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^ Fiesta Bowl: Boise State 46, Oklahoma 45 Rose Bowl: Texas 41, USC 38 .
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^ Maybe parking lot trams like those at the State Fair?
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.Concerts or other events using a stage allow the playing field to be used for additional spectators.^ After all, playing 16 games in a 32-team league allows two teams to go a few years before seeing each other.
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^ On the other hand, the primary product marketed by the NFL is robust inter-team competition on the field of play, engendering associated rivalry off the field.
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^ They allowed no big returns, made a big play, and Nick Folk was perfect on field goal attempts, including a 51 yarder to open the scoring.
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.The Cotton Bowl was the longtime home of the annual Cotton Bowl Classic college football bowl game, for which the stadium is named.^ He also said it was a huge advantage for him for the Cowboys to practice at UCLA and then play at the Rose Bowl because he was already comfortable with both places having played a lot of his college games at those stadiums.

^ The Stampede played their home games in San Angelo, TX. They were members of the Intense Football League in 2004.
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^ And he said it's no different than when cities hope the college bowl games they host bring in teams that have big fan bases that follow them.

.(Beginning with the January 2010 game, the Cotton Bowl Classic will be played at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.^ Categories: Arlington , Cowboys game , Dallas Cowboys game .
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^ The upshot is that Warner is about to become the Super Bowl quarterback with the least NFL experience of anyone to play that position in the 34 years the game has existed.

^ January 27, 2010 More photos » Dave Martin - AP So far, the Cowboys have not been spotted talking to Cincinnati WR Mardy Gilyard at the Senior Bowl, but they have been seen speaking with Virginia DB Chris Cook.

) .The 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.^ The two teams fought over Dallas in the Cotton Bowl from 1960-62.
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^ Dallas Cowboys stadium .
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^ Buy Dallas Cowboys team shopping.

.It is the only stadium the Cowboys have called home that was within the city limits of Dallas.^ In the course of a story, I had to call someone within the Dallas Cowboys organization.

^ Dallas Cowboys stadium .
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^ Both the Dallas Cowboys and the city held auctions of items from the stadium.

.The Cowboys hosted the Green Bay Packers for the 1966 NFL Championship at the Cotton Bowl.^ Tags: Dallas Cowboys , NFL , Offensive Line , Senior Bowl , Felix Jones , Marion Barber , Patrick Crayton , Tashard Choice .
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^ The Arizona Cardinals just defeated the Green Bay Packers in a shoot out that ended on a crazy defen­sive play in over­time.

^ On September 24th the Cowboys host the Pittsburgh Steelers at the Cotton Bowl in their first official game.

Texas Stadium

.For the majority of the franchise's history, the Cowboys have played their home games at Texas Stadium.^ Dallas Cowboys play their home games in the community of Irving.
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^ Texas Stadium and the first game this year at Cowboys Stadium).

^ It replaces the open-air Texas Stadium, which opened in 1971, as the Cowboys’ home.
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.Just outside the city of Dallas; the stadium is located in Irving, Texas.^ Irving says goodbye to Texas Stadium and the Dallas Cowboys .

^ You may not know much about the Dallas Cowboys, but there is absolutely no way the Cowboys ever leave the Dallas Metroplex (ironically, they haven’t played in the city of Dallas since 1971 — Texas Stadium is in Irving and the new Cowboys stadium is being built in Arlington — but they remain in the metroplex).
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^ Twelve North Texas Convention & Visitors Bureaus will staff the booth every day, from the cities of Addison, Arlington, Dallas, Denton, Farmers Branch, Fort Worth, Frisco, Grapevine, Irving, Lewisville, Plano and Richardson.
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.The stadium is famous for its hole-in-the-roof dome.^ God, after all, decreed Texas Stadium have a hole in its roof so he could look down upon his favorite team.
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.It was the home field of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys, and had a seating capacity of 65,675. The stadium opened on October 24, 1971, at a cost of $35 million.^ Dallas Cowboys/NFL news .
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^ Cost to go to a game , Dallas Cowboys .
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^ It will cost Dallas Cowboys season ticket holders from $16,000 to $50,000 for a Personal Seat License (PSL), which gives the PSL owner the option to buy game tickets for $100s more per game.
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.The Cowboys lost their final game at Texas Stadium to the Baltimore Ravens, 33–24, on December 20, 2008. After Cowboys Stadium was opened in 2009, the Cowboys turned over the facility to the City of Irving.^ December 2nd, 2009 at 1:20 am 6.
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^ Game Day at the new Cowboys Stadium is finally here .
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^ December 24, 2009 .
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.The roof at Texas Stadium, whose worn paint had become unsightly in the early 2000s, was repainted in the summer of 2006 by the City of Irving, which owns the stadium.^ Irving City Council member Beth Van Duyne continues her quest for information about the city's policies and practices that would be related to the collapse of the Cowboys Stadium.

^ Yes, as we all know now, the city of Las Colinas lost in a bidding war with Dallas, Grapevine, Irving and Arlington over hosting the new stadium.

^ "We're going to make sure that anyone who wins the contest is respectful of Texas Stadium, the Dallas Cowboys and the City of Irving," said Joanne Freed, who handles public relations for Kraft.

.It was the first time the famed roof was repainted since Texas Stadium opened.^ Record: 10-6 They won back-to-back division titles for the first time since 1974-75 when they were still in St. Louis.
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^ Is it a coincidence that the Cowboys return to the divisional playoffs, for the first time since 1996, produced the highest television ratings for that round in 12 years?
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^ Was she the first choice to open up Cowboys Stadium?
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The roof is structurally independent from the stadium it covers.
.In 2009, it was replaced as home of the Cowboys by the $1.15 billion Cowboys Stadium, which completed construction and officially opened on May 27, 2009 in Arlington, Texas.^ The team plays its home games at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas; construction was finished in time for the 2009 season.

^ May 27, 2009 .

^ Welcome to 2009 and the Welcome to Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington edition of this Blog.

[14] .Texas Stadium is scheduled to be demolished on April 11, 2010 and redeveloped by the city of Irving.^ Giants Stadium will be closed and demolished in 2010 when the new Meadowlands Stadium opens.
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^ Scroll down to see the latest (April 11, 2008) State of the Stadium Construction Photos.
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^ When we saw the under construction Dallas Cowboy Stadium today, April 11, 2008, we saw 4 Flags waving on top of the new under construction roof.
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Cowboys Stadium

.Cowboys Stadium is a new domed stadium with a retractable roof in Arlington, Texas, for the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys.^ Dallas Cowboys, National Football League Pool Floats, 66"x27"x5".
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^ Dallas Cowboys stadium .
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^ Tell us: How was watching football at the new Cowboys Stadium?
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.After failed negotiations to return the Cowboys to the Cotton Bowl, Jerry Jones along with the city of Arlington, Texas funded the stadium at a cost of $1.3 billion.^ The new stadium has been very good for Cowboys owner Jerry Jones .
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^ You may not know much about the Dallas Cowboys, but there is absolutely no way the Cowboys ever leave the Dallas Metroplex (ironically, they haven’t played in the city of Dallas since 1971 — Texas Stadium is in Irving and the new Cowboys stadium is being built in Arlington — but they remain in the metroplex).
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^ Die-hard Dallas Cowboys fans have probably noticed that some of the most famous sights at Texas Stadium (Landry's statute, the blue star at the 50-yard line and the Ring of Honor) have been missing from the new stadium in Arlington.

.The stadium is located in Tarrant County, the first time the Cowboys will call a stadium home outside of Dallas County.^ Cowboys trail for first time in a month .
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^ Is it a coincidence that the Cowboys return to the divisional playoffs, for the first time since 1996, produced the highest television ratings for that round in 12 years?
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^ E-mail entry The entry "Canton callings: A site for sore voices" is tagged: Dallas Cowboys , Pro Football Hall of Fame .
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.It was completed on May 29, 2009 and seats 80,000, but is expandable to seat up to 100,000. Cowboys Stadium is the largest domed stadium in the world.^ The Dome provides multiple stadium configurations that can seat up to 70,000 people.
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^ Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, where a crowd of close to 100,000 is expected.
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^ From the old wooden Fair Park Bowl through the Cotton Bowl, Texas Stadium and now the $1 billion Cowboys Stadium, North Texas' culture is shaped in 100-yard memories.

[15]
.A highlight of Cowboys Stadium is its gigantic, center-hung high-definition television screen, the largest in the world.^ In addition to the stadium, a new high-rise JW Marriott Indianapolis will be constructed as part of the major expansion of the Indiana Convention Center.
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^ Highlights and Lowlights From Cowboys-Titans The football debut of the brand spankin’ new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington is in the books, and what a debut it was.
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^ Dallas Cowboys Wall Clock - High Definition 1094399736 Only $30.54 .

.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 in Kansas City, Missouri as the world's largest.^ San Diego Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs 1 p.m, Sunday Arrowhead Stadium San Diego-Kansas City tickets: The Chiefs are desperate for a win if the want to have any chance at winning the AFC West Division.
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^ It is part of the city's Truman Sports Complex (together with Kauffman Stadium).
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^ Cincinnati Bengals tickets : An offseason full of turmoil didn't seem to affect the Bengals in their season opening victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.
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[16][17][18]
.At the debut pre-season game of Cowboys Stadium, a punt by Tennessee Titans punter, A.J. Trapasso, hit the 2,100 in.^ Cowboys hit season low -- in the ratings .
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^ Cowboys on today's pre-game shows .
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^ It should break NBC's record of 23.1 million for last season's Giants-Cowboys game.
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screen above the field. .The punt deflected and was ruled in-play until Titans coach Jeff Fisher informed the officials that the punt struck the scoreboard.^ Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams isn't letting coach Jeff Fisher go anywhere after he helped the team overcome an 0-6 start to the season with an 8-2 finish.
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^ Don't buy the Fisher-to-USC talk Comment January 9 Tennessean " Pete Carroll's not even out the door at Southern Cal and already the rumor mill has cranked out Titans Coach Jeff Fisher's name as a possible replacement.

^ Titans owner Adams 'pleased' to have Fisher, plans to keep coach .
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(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.^ Guidelines: Fan feedback should be within the guidelines for the NFL community.
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.It should also be noted that no punts hit the scoreboard during the entire 2009 regular season during an actual game.^ Worst of Awards: 2009 Regular Season .
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^ Or regular-season No.
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^ NFL: Crucial hit on Brett Favre during NFC Championship Game should've been flagged It was the third-quarter hit during the NFC Championship Game that injured Brett Favre, an low blow the NFL is now acknowledging should have been called a penalty, reversing the subsequent interception.
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.The first regular season home game of the 2009 season was against the New York Giants.^ New York Giants 1950 .
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^ New York Giants 1970 .
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^ New York Giants 2004 .
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A league record-setting 105,121 fans showed up to completely pack 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 a close game 33–31.[19]
.The Cowboys got their first regular season home win on September 28, 2009. They beat the Carolina Panthers 21–7 with 90,588 in attendance.^ Cowboys: 2009 NFL Regular Season Schedule .
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^ The Cowboys would finally get their first win of the season in Washington by beating the Redskins 13-3.

^ Monday, September 28, 2009 .
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The game was televised on ESPN's Monday Night Football and marked a record 42nd win for the Cowboys on MNF.[20]

Rivalries

Washington Redskins

.The Redskins and Dallas Cowboys enjoy what has been called by Sports Illustrated the top NFL rivalry of all time and "one of the greatest in sports."^ Dallas Cowboys/NFL news .
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^ Blogging The Boys - Dallas Cowboys, all the time...since 2005.
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^ Dallas Cowboys, all the time...since 2005.
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.The two teams storied rivalry goes back to 1960 when the two clubs first played each other, resulting in a Washington victory.^ Each touchdown came on the first play from scrimmage after the Cowboys cut the deficit to two points with a touchdown of their own.

^ After all, playing 16 games in a 32-team league allows two teams to go a few years before seeing each other.
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^ The other guys like Octavien, Brandon Williams, Curtis Johnson seem like solid backups that can play special teams.

.Since that time, the two teams have met in 100 regular season contests and two NFC Championships in which Dallas has led the regular season all-time series 59–39–2 and the Redskins leading the playoff series 2–0.The Cowboys currently enjoy an 8-5 advantage over the Redskins at Fedex Field.^ With the season over, it's time to look at the Cowboys' offseason.

^ This has been a highly anticipated season for the Dallas Cowboys .
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^ Blogging The Boys - Dallas Cowboys, all the time...since 2005.
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[citation needed]

Philadelphia Eagles

.The competition with Philadelphia has been particularly intense since the late 1970s, when the long-moribund Eagles returned to contention.^ That's the highest rating for a divisional playoff game in the early window since a 1996 Philadelphia Eagles-Cowboys game.
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^ The most notable of these December collapses came this past year, losing to the Baltimore Ravens by allowing two long touchdown runs in the fourth quarter, to the Steelers by a late interception returned for a touchdown, and finally to the Philadelphia Eagles by simply not showing up to play.
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.In 1981, the two teams faced off in that year's NFC Championship, with Philadelphia winning, 20–7 (The Eagles subsequently lost to the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl XV).^ Oakland Raiders ( 1970 through 1981) .
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^ Next week this team will face off against the Eagles in Dallas for the division championship.
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^ (Super Bowl XV Logo (New Orleans, Louisiana - 01/25/1981) - Oakland Raiders 27, Philadelphia Eagles 10) .
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.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.^ If only Buddy Ryan had been the coach of the Eagles 20 years later; poor Jimmy Johnson would have had to go into hiding.

^ Equally important, in my opinion, was the rapid closing of other NFL head coaching spots, which means none of the Cowboys assistants were on the market this year.
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^ We'll find out shortly, as several media outlets report the Bills plan to contact Billick about their head coaching job very soon.

.Among these were the 1989 "Bounty Bowls," in which Ryan allegedly placed a bounty on Dallas kicker Luis Zendejas and Veterans Stadium fans pelted the Cowboys with snowballs and other debris.^ Categories: Cowboys game , Dallas Cowboys game , Fans .
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^ I’ve never been a Dallas Cowboys fan.
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^ And, although neither the Dallas Cowboys nor the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to the Super Bowl, a tailgate party with their colors flying will take place at 2 p.m.
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.(Among those fans throwing snowballs was former Philadelphia District Attorney Ed Rendell,[21] who would later serve as Philadelphia's mayor and is currently the governor of Pennsylvania.^ As I said last week on 105.3 The Fan, the winner of Dallas Cowboys-Philadelphia Eagles II would be the favorite entering the NFC Playoffs.
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^ Watching Irvin get those first downs was a treat, he would slam the ball or point in the direction of the 1st down, Who can forget that?

^ A week later Owens would return to Philadelphia with extra security on hand as the Eagles handed the Cowboys a frustrating 38-24 loss with QB Drew Bledsoe throwing three interceptions.

) .A 1999 game at Philadelphia saw Eagles fans cheering as Michael Irvin lay motionless and possibly paralyzed on the field.^ Cowboys right tackle Marc Colombo is in the starting lineup for the playoff opener against the Philadelphia Eagles after missing seven games.
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^ That's the highest rating for a divisional playoff game in the early window since a 1996 Philadelphia Eagles-Cowboys game.
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^ As I said last week on 105.3 The Fan, the winner of Dallas Cowboys-Philadelphia Eagles II would be the favorite entering the NFC Playoffs.
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.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 defeated the Cowboys 44–6, and clinched a playoff spot, where they would go to lose the NFC Championship game to the Arizona Cardinals.^ They were eventually defeated by Washington in the NFC championship game.
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^ If this team is going to the playoffs this year they need to get their running game going to have something to fall back on.
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^ What a game he would go on to have as he carried the team to victory.
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.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 against the Eagles since 1992-1995 when Dallas enjoyed a 7 game win streak against Philadelphia.^ Dallas Cowboys vs Philadelphia Eagles NFC Wild Card preview .

^ Dallas Cowboys game .
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^ Categories: Dallas Cowboys game , Tailgating .
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San Francisco 49ers

.The San Francisco 49ers have been another major Cowboy rival.^ San Francisco 49ers .
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^ San Francisco 49ers 1951 .
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^ San Francisco 49ers - NFL Football .
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.Dallas has played seven postseason games against San Francisco.^ Dallas is vulnerable against the passing game.

^ ARI @ STL $60 - Bulger played well against New Orleans mistake driven game last week.
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^ Dallas should fear no one in the playoffs, regardless of where the game is played.
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.The Cowboys defeated the 49ers in the 1970 and 1971 NFC Championship games, and again in the 1972 Divisional Playoff Game, when Roger Staubach threw two touchdown passes with less than two minutes remaining for a 30–28 win.^ Two home games have passed.
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^ They were eventually defeated by Washington in the NFC championship game.
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^ Can the Cowboys win a playoff game for the first time since 1996?
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.The 1981 NFC Championship Game in San Francisco, which saw the 49ers' Joe Montana complete a game-winning pass to Dwight Clark in the final few minutes (now known as "The Catch"), is one of the most famous games in NFL history.^ Hail Mary is one of the most famous plays in NFL lore.
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^ San Francisco 49ers Store .
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^ San Francisco 49ers - NFL Football .
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.San Francisco subsequently won their first of five Super Bowls.^ In '92 the Cowboys won the Super Bowl.
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^ This superb team stood first in the history of NFL to win 3 Super Bowls in only 4 years (an achievement only accomplished once before by the New England Patriots).
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^ For acquiring the most Super Bowl wins (5), they are attached with the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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.During the 1992–1994 seasons, Dallas and San Francisco faced each other in the NFC Championship Game.^ NFC Championship Game, probably back.

^ In eight seasons in New Orleans, Mueller helped shape the club’s last seven drafts and free-agent classes, which formed the foundation of a team that in 2006 captured the NFC South title and advanced to the NFC Championship Game.
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^ Remember this -- the Eagles were the sixth seed in the NFC bracket last season that reached the conference title game with road upsets of Minnesota and the top-seeded Giants.
  • NFL Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC nflblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

.Dallas won the first two match-ups, and San Francisco won the third.^ Even if Boldin plays, he won’t be at 100% and the Packers match up well with the Cardinals’ passing game regardless.
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^ That was the first punt return touchdown the Cowboys have given up in two years.
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^ This all depends on how the Eagles fair in the opening playoff match up with the Dallas Cowboys.
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.In each of the three seasons, the game's victor went on to win the Super Bowl.^ And he had three Super Bowl rings.
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^ Each season culminates in a championship game known as the Super Bowl.
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^ Our Super Bowl games?
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L.A./St. Louis Rams

The Los Angeles Rams were a major rival of the Cowboys (mid 70s - early 80s) although this rivalry has cooled somewhat since the Rams moved to St. Louis. .The Cowboys and Rams have met eight times in postseason games (tied 4-4), matching the Bears-Giants rivalry for the most in postseason history.^ Also, customers can redeem Cowboys game ti .

^ Remember, Reeves played eight years and coached for another 10 years with the Cowboys, before he had three head-coaching jobs with Denver, New York Giants and Atlanta.
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^ When the regulars returned the Cowboys weaknesses were exposed as they lost six of their next eight games.

.The meetings include two NFC Championship games (Dallas 2-0), four division playoff games (Rams 3-1) and two wild-card games (tied 1-1).^ NFC Championship Game, probably back.

^ Saturday wild card game scouts .
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^ Especially when they were confirmed eligible for the playoffs 24 times (80%) that was played in 14 NFC Championship Games (over half of all of the conference title games played) and took the field for 8 Super Bowls (over one quarter of all of the Super Bowl games held).
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The Rams wore their white jerseys in certain home games when the team was in Los Angeles, especially against the Cowboys, forcing Dallas to wear their "jinxed" blue jerseys, although since the move to St. Louis the Rams have worn their blue jerseys in most home games. .The Rams did, however, make one exception and wore their white jerseys at home in their most recent meeting in 2008, forcing the Cowboys to wear their "jinxed" blue jerseys.^ However, recent studies of the human genome have revealed that names are in fact inherited genetically, proving the original theory, that one's name is designated by one's parents, wrong.
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^ One of the greatest things that Reebok has done in recent years is create the Premier EQT Replithentic jerseys.
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^ If this is best the Cowboys can do to motivate themselves, they'll be home most of January.
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.Dallas would lose 34–14 to a Rams team would finish 2–14 on the season and see the Cowboys the playoffs that season.^ The Cowboys have 34 sacks this season.
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^ To do so would be an injustice to what Dallas has accomplished this season.
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^ This has been a highly anticipated season for the Dallas Cowboys .
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Green Bay Packers

.The Cowboys have a lesser rivalry with the Green Bay Packers that began in the 1960s.^ Green Bay Fudge-packers .
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^ Green Bay Packers’ owner Curley Lambeau refused.
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^ Looks like the Emmys on ABC and the shuttering of the House That Ruth Built on ESPN didn't hurt nationwide interest in America's Team and Green Bay's Packers.
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.The two teams have faced each other in the postseason six times.^ The two surviving teams from the Divisional Playoff games meet in the NFC Championship and the AFC Championship games, with the winners of those contests going on to face each other in the Super Bowl .
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^ After all, playing 16 games in a 32-team league allows two teams to go a few years before seeing each other.
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^ The Bills are one of two teams that cannot seem to win at home (The other is Kansas City), amassing a total of three points per home game.
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.Green Bay defeated Dallas in the 1966 and 1967 NFL Championship games (the latter, known as the "Ice Bowl", is another of pro football's most famous games).^ The game is most famous for "The Catch."
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^ Each season culminates in a championship game known as the Super Bowl.
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^ After the merger, the then-renamed Super Bowl became the NFL's championship game.
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.Dallas, in turn, defeated Green Bay in the second round of the 1982 playoffs, the 1993 and 1994 NFC Divisional Playoff games, and the 1995 NFC Championship Game.^ Dallas at Green Bay, 3:15 .
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^ They were eventually defeated by Washington in the NFC championship game.
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^ NFC Championship Game, probably back.

.Texas Stadium is one of the few places where then Packers quarterback Brett Favre has never won (0-9), Favre has since gone on to play for the New York Jets and currently the Minnesota Vikings.^ Get your #4 New York Jets Brett Favre jersey today!
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^ Brett Favre and The Minnesota Vikings beat his old NFL team, The Green Bay P ackers 30-23 last night - The win makes Brett the only quarterback in NFL history to defeat all 32 teams in his career!!
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^ Keyshawn Johnson started the trend when he wore number 19 in 1996 because the New York Jets had run out of numbers in the 80s.
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.The rivalry was renewed during the 2007 season, when both teams met in a late-season matchup.^ I have photos of a helmet similar to the second and third designs above, however, I don't which color was used -- purple or black, or whether both were used at some point during the season.
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^ Format The NFL Draft currently consists of seven rounds, in which teams select in inverse order of their record during the previous regular season.
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^ The Cowboys were to play as a "swing" team, playing every other team one time during the first season, although listed in the Western Division standings.

.Anticipations ran high as both teams boasted 10–1 records, and battled for first place in the NFC playoff hunt.^ After winning their first home playoff game in 30 years, the Wildcats (10-2) advanced to face Chadron State on the road in the second round next weekend.
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^ Record: 8-8 They joined the 1978 Redskins and 2003 Vikings as the only teams to start 6-0 and miss the playoffs.
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^ Record: 10-6 They won back-to-back division titles for the first time since 1974-75 when they were still in St. Louis.
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.Dallas prevailed, winning 37–27, and clinched the top seed a few weeks later.^ The AFC's top seed, Indianapolis, shut down their efforts to win each of the last two games, resulting in a pair of losses for a 14-2 finish on the season.
  • NFL Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 9 January 2010 20:28 UTC nflblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

^ A week later Jones was at it again rushing for 198 yards and three Touchdowns in a 43-39 upset win over the Seattle Seahawks on the road.

^ There are very few teams who can claim a longer drought since a playoff win then your Dallas Cowboys.
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.Many people expected a rematch in the NFC Championship game, and while Green Bay advanced, Dallas lost to the New York Giants in a Divisional Playoff game.^ New York Giants 1970 .
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^ The New York Giants are anything but Giants of the game.
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^ Dallas at Green Bay, 3:15 .
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Pittsburgh Steelers

.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 which were close.^ The Cowboys have played two games this season on SNF. Those two games vs the Giants (No.
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^ The end of the season in the Super Bowl .
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^ Each season culminates in a championship game known as the Super Bowl.
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.The Steelers won Super Bowl X and Super Bowl XIII; both games were decided in the final seconds.^ The second quarter was the quarter where the game was basically decided.
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^ Meanwhile, Steelers' teams of the '70s won four Super Bowls.
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^ In '92 the Cowboys won the Super Bowl.
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.The Cowboys won Super Bowl XXX in 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" defense-based Doomsday Defense; while the Steelers were more of a "blue-collar" team with a strong running game and the 1970s-esque Steel Curtain defense, a contrast that still exists today.^ Are they still a Super Bowl team?
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^ Meanwhile, Steelers' teams of the '70s won four Super Bowls.
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^ Even the Cowboys great running game was… .

[23] .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.^ The remaining 13 NFL teams became the National Football Conference .
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^ All other NFL-related trademarks are trademarks of the National Football League.
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^ Media access to the Cowboys and all NFL teams has changed greatly from the days when Pete Rozelle ran the league and Tex Schramm ruled Valley Ranch.
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.The all-time series is currently tied 15–15 including the playoffs.^ The Running Backs – All of them did rather well, including Keon Lattimore, who ran hard in his time in the second half.
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^ Fifteen times the Cowboys have won all three of the games over the Thanksgiving holiday, including 1971 and 1992 when they went on to win Super Bowls.
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^ Owens is tied for sixth all-time with Andre Reed with 951 receptions.
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Houston Texans (Intrastate rivalry)

.The Houston Texans, and before that the Houston Oilers, are considered by some to be rivals of the Cowboys because of the in-state affiliation.^ Rose Bowl MVP Warren Moon played for six seasons in the CFL before his abilities finally landed him the starting role with the Houston Oilers .
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^ American Bowl Logo (Tokyo, Japan - 08/01/1992) - Houston Oilers 34, Dallas Cowboys 23) .
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^ And he's a born-and-bred Texan, which shouldn't be overlooked considering the two best coaches in Cowboys history also were homegrown.
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.Almost every year since 1967, the Cowboys have played their interstate rival during preseason play for "bragging rights" and the Governor's Cup trophy.^ Since debuting in 2002, this formula has been regarded as very successful, rekindling old rivalries and starting new ones, as all teams will play in every other team's stadium at least once every eight years.
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^ Is it a coincidence that the Cowboys return to the divisional playoffs, for the first time since 1996, produced the highest television ratings for that round in 12 years?
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^ Scott: I've played this game since 2001 pretty much obsessively, and almost always as the New York Jets .
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.Both cities fans, for the most part, do not look at this as a real rivalry since both teams play in different divisions and play is usually in preseason.^ Since then, much has changed for both teams.

^ Since debuting in 2002, this formula has been regarded as very successful, rekindling old rivalries and starting new ones, as all teams will play in every other team's stadium at least once every eight years.
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^ Since the Womens divisions, 4 on 4 divisions & youth divisions do not start until Saturday, those teams are not required to attend the Thursday night manager meeting.
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.The Cowboys face the Texans every fourth year in regular season.^ In the regular season the Cowboys had easily beaten the Giants twice, but now they were in a struggle for survival as the Giants took a 21-17 lead early in the 4th Quarter.

^ He had one of his best seasons this year and the Cowboys are finally… .

^ Nguyen was the team's assistant linebacker/defensive assistant the previous three seasons after his seven-year playing career with the Cowboys ended in 2005.

Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs

.A past rivalry that is now considered more of historical and off-the-field significance than contemporary importance was between the Cowboys and the Kansas City Chiefs in their previous incarnation, the Dallas Texans.^ (AFL 50th Anniversary Graphics - 1962 Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs) .
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^ Cowboys at Kansas City, noon, Ch.
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^ Dallas at Kansas City, noon .
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.In 1959, after failing to secure NFL backing for a Texas football franchise, millionaire Lamar Hunt organized a renegade formation of franchises called the American Football League, composed almost entirely of teams in cities ignored by the NFL like Buffalo, Houston and Dallas.^ I don't even call them a football team.
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^ The Dallas Cowboys-a professional American football team located in the Dallas, Texas.
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^ Dallas Cowboys The Dallas Cowboys-a professional American football team located in the Dallas, Texas.
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.His own franchise, the Texans, and the Houston Oilers were the first two to play in the state of Texas since another Texans franchise folded in 1952. To counter what was seen as encroachment the NFL organized two franchises in order to deny markets to the AFL, including the Cowboys in Dallas in 1960, and the Minnesota Vikings the following year.^ The AFL also forced the NFL to expand: The Dallas Cowboys were created to counter the AFL's Dallas Texans .
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^ I believe that this Dallas Cowboys team is the best we’ve seen in years.

^ Dallas Cowboys 1960 .
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.During the early 1960s the Cowboys and Texans never met once on the field, yet they competed implicitly for the support of one of the nation's fastest growing sports markets.^ The Cowboys may have filled their hole at backup quarterback with the trade acquisition of Jon Kitna, but I don't think they are out of the quarterback market yet.
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^ If it's not the Texans, I hope the Cowboys go as far as they can.
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^ In the regular season the Cowboys had easily beaten the Giants twice, but now they were in a struggle for survival as the Giants took a 21-17 lead early in the 4th Quarter.

.In 1963 Hunt, frustrated by the suffering state of his team at the turnstiles, despite having won the year's AFL championship, relocated the Texans franchise to Kansas City and labeled them the Chiefs.^ The Texans won the AFL title in 1962.
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^ The Texans moved the franchise to Kansas City as the Chiefs in 1963; the Minnesota Vikings were the NFL franchise given to Max Winter for abandoning the AFL; and the Atlanta Falcons franchise went to Rankin Smith to dissuade him from purchasing the AFL's Miami Dolphins .
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^ Neither the Texans nor the Cowboys were surviving financially in their battle for Dallas, and Hunt knew for the good of the AFL he could not let the Texans go under.
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.In the years 1963–70 both the Cowboys and the Chiefs became premier teams in their respective leagues, and came close to facing each other in the 1967 AFL-NFL Championship Game, now called Super Bowl I, but were denied by the Packers' victory over Dallas in the NFL championship final.^ The bidder had been earlier identified to be a representative from the Dallas Cowboys NFL team.
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^ Are they still a Super Bowl team?
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^ Looking for information on the NFL's Super Bowl ?
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.Subsequently Kansas City would go on to win Super Bowl IV in 1970 over Minnesota, and vindicated Hunt by cementing the legitimacy of the AFL's formation ten years before.^ The Texans moved the franchise to Kansas City as the Chiefs in 1963; the Minnesota Vikings were the NFL franchise given to Max Winter for abandoning the AFL; and the Atlanta Falcons franchise went to Rankin Smith to dissuade him from purchasing the AFL's Miami Dolphins .
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^ The upshot is that Warner is about to become the Super Bowl quarterback with the least NFL experience of anyone to play that position in the 34 years the game has existed.

^ Said Aikman: "I think he's (Romo) going to win more than one Super Bowl.
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.However, from then on the Dallas-Kansas City rivalry has faded along with the AFL-NFL merger of that year, and the absence of Kansas City from the Super Bowl since that championship season, whereas the Cowboys would proceed in the 70s to become a premier NFL franchise.^ The end of the season in the Super Bowl .
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^ To do so would be an injustice to what Dallas has accomplished this season.
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^ Looking for information on the NFL's Super Bowl ?
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.As of October 11, 2009 Dallas has a 5–3 all-time record against the Chiefs and has also won the last four meetings between the two franchises.^ October 11th, 2009 11:53am .
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^ Sunday, October 11, 2009 .
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^ The Eagles have spent all week stewing over Sunday's loss to Dallas and in that time have worked on all the things they need to do to reverse their fortunes.

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A unique side 'rivalry' involves the Preston Road Trophy. .The trophy is held by whichever owner's team won in the last Cowboys/Chiefs game, and the two owner families have kept up the tradition after Lamar Hunt's death.^ Cowboys ratings have slipped locally over the last two games.
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^ I'm sticking to Phillips being a Dead Man Coaching , short of a trip to the Super Bowl, but it's sounding more and more like owner Jerry Jones is getting caught up in the last two weeks as validation of his coach.
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^ Lewis didn’t want to show too much, but what he may have shown in the process was that his team is fading fast and may have won games early in the season with smoke and mirrors.
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.The Trophy itself is a custom placard with team insignia and a street sign- the name is because both Lamar Hunt and Jerry Jones' residences were off Preston Road in Dallas and close to each other.^ The teams in other intermediate middle of the road teams.
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^ Cowboys is still a generic name – Just because a football team owns the name doesn’t mean they own the word for all industries.
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^ Furthermore, if any of you understand the law regarding domain names, you would know that no other company may buy this domain and place a site there that concerns the Dallas Cowboys because that would be infringement.
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Season-by-season records

Notable players

Current roster

Dallas Cowboys roster
Quarterbacks
Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Tight Ends
Offensive Linemen
Defensive Linemen
Linebackers
Defensive Backs
Special Teams
Reserve Lists
  • Currently vacant

Restricted FAs
Exclusive-Rights FAs

Rookies in italics
Roster updated March 4, 2010
Depth ChartTransactions

51 Active, 0 Inactive, 13 FAs

Pro Football Hall of Famers

Super Bowl MVPs

Although the Cowboys are tied with the 49ers for the second most Super Bowl victories (Steelers have 6), Dallas actually holds the record for the most Super Bowl games played (8) and the most Super Bowl MVPs with 7:
.
  1. Linebacker Chuck Howley – Super Bowl V – Howley was named the MVP for Super Bowl V despite the Cowboys' loss to the Baltimore Colts.^ E-mail entry The entry "Steelers 35, Cowboys 31" is tagged: NFL Network , Super Bowl III .
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    ^ The most fascinating part of this year's Super Bowl Media Day was the buzz around Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Marvin Harrison.
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    ^ Best, sir: I submit there is more national interest in a Cowboys OTA than in a Giants trip to the Super Bowl.
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    .He is the only member of a losing team to win the award.^ Defensive / Special Team scoring Your defense/special teams is awarded points when any one of its members generates a TD, INT, fumble recovery, safety or sack.
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    ^ The 9-0 Saints play only three more teams with winning records the rest of the way -- New England, Atlanta and Dallas...and the Saints have already beaten the Falcons.
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    ^ Record: 10-6 They lost three of their last four and defeated only one team with a winning record over the second half.
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    .In recording two interceptions and a fumble recovery during the game, Howley was the first defensive player to win the honor.
  2. Quarterback Roger Staubach – Super Bowl VI – Staubach became the fifth quarterback overall to be awarded the MVP trophy after Dallas' win over the Miami Dolphins.^ Manning wins record fourth MVP .
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    ^ After the merger, the then-renamed Super Bowl became the NFL's championship game.
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    ^ Win a playoff game first.
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    .He completed 12 out of 19 passes for 119 yards (109 m), threw 2 touchdown passes, and rushed 5 times for 18 yards (16 m).
  3. (Tie) Defensive tackle Randy White and defensive end Harvey Martin – Super Bowl XII – Super Bowl XII marked the first time that two players won MVP honors.^ The end of the season in the Super Bowl .
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    ^ In '92 the Cowboys won the Super Bowl.
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    ^ Is it a coincidence that the Cowboys return to the divisional playoffs, for the first time since 1996, produced the highest television ratings for that round in 12 years?
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    .White and Martin, who helped the Cowboys defeat the Denver Broncos, became the first defensive linemen to win the award.
  4. See #3
  5. Quarterback Troy Aikman – Super Bowl XXVII – Aikman became the second Cowboys quarterback to earn the MVP honor as he led the Cowboys to victory against the Buffalo Bills.^ Continue reading: Cowboys Awards: MVP .
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    ^ Who do you think will win the Super Bowl?
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    ^ See who wins.
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    .He completed 22 of 30 passes for 273 yards (250 m) and 4 touchdowns, while also rushing for 28 yards (26 m).
  6. Running back Emmitt Smith – Super Bowl XXVIII – Smith's 30 carries for 132 yards (121 m), 4 receptions for 26 yards (24 m), and two touchdowns led Dallas to a victory over the Buffalo Bills.^ The Super Bowl victory over Buffalo, their eighth consecutive victory, was almost an afterthought.
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    ^ It led to a Giants touchdown on a Brandon Jacobs 1 yard run.
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    ^ (Super Bowl XXVIII Logo (Atlanta, Georgia - 01/30/1994) - Dallas Cowboys 30, Buffalo Bills 13) .
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    In that same year, Smith became the first player to win the Super Bowl, the NFL rushing title (i.e. lead the league in rushing), the NFL Most Valuable Player Award, and the Super Bowl MVP all in one season.
  7. Cornerback Larry Brown – Super Bowl XXX – Brown became the first cornerback to be named Super Bowl MVP, recording two interceptions for a total of 77 return yards. The Cowboys sealed the victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers by converting both of Brown's interceptions into touchdowns.

Ring of Honor

.Unlike many NFL teams, the Cowboys do not retire jersey numbers of past standouts as a matter of policy.^ Fair enough however that outcome is still not clear (many teams are called the Cowboys…..youth, soccer?, who knows how many).
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^ Reebok produces a Throwback NFL jersey based on a teams older uniform and usually features a player from back in the day.
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^ The bidder had been earlier identified to be a representative from the Dallas Cowboys NFL team.
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Instead, the team has a "Ring of Honor", which is on permanent display encircling the field. .Originally at Texas Stadium, the ring is now on display at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.^ Highlights and Lowlights From Cowboys-Titans The football debut of the brand spankin’ new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington is in the books, and what a debut it was.
  • Dallas Cowboys NFL Team Column 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.nfldraftdog.com [Source type: General]

^ The Cowboys throttled the Eagles 24-0 at Texas Stadium, but I wanted to highlight some of the unheralded stars that have recently been leading to the Cowboys success: .
  • Dallas Cowboys NFL Team Column 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC www.nfldraftdog.com [Source type: General]

^ She says downtown Dallas may be out for cozy Valentine's dinners due to the NBA All-Star Game to played at Arlington's Cowboys Stadium on Feb.
  • Cowboys Stadium Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC stadiumblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

.The first inductee was Bob Lilly in 1975 and by 2005, the ring contained 17 names, all former Dallas players except for one head coach and one general manager/president.^ One.Cool.Customer Can he finally apply all 23 of Hilbert’s Problems to a four-minute period of a 1994 Dallas-Eagles game and what will it all mean?
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^ They were coached by Nick "The Vacuum Cleaner Salesman" Saban until he decided to quit without being man enough to tell his players or coaches in person (or at all).
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^ While his coaching search is expected to include many big names, from former NFL head coaches to some of the league's top young assistants to a few big-named college coaches, Jones started off his search with a few in-house candidates.
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.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.^ Nevertheless, the team retired the jersey number 69 before anyone ever had it.
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^ Reebok is currently the only company producing the NFL replica jersey, although we do still have some NFL replica jerseys made by adidas and Nike ($39.95-$50.00).
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^ For the purpose of roster limits, each NFL defensive/special teams unit will count as one "player."
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.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.^ If a drafted rookie does not sign a contract by a certain date (August 8th in the 2008 season), he cannot be traded to another franchise at any point during the season.
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^ Michael Irvin wanted the ball but Michael and Troy Aikman sacrificed numbers to make sure that we won games.
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^ The 'Boys started as a grand football team, coughing out players such as Roger Staubach, Emmitt Smith, Troy Aikman, and Michael Irvin.
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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.^ One player the Cowboys hoped could get them to the promise land was Adam "Pac Man" Jones, a talented but troubled Defensive Back, who was coming off a year suspension for a nightclub incident that left a man paralyzed.

^ The Cowboys continued to stockpile players in the draft selecting Corner Back Kevin Smith, Linebacker Robert Jones, Saftety Darren Woodsen, and Corner Back Clayton Holmes.

^ As for the MLB position, talk about stability—between 1960 and 1984, the team had only four middle linebackers, including Jerry Tubbs, Lee Roy Jordan, Breunig, and Eugene Lockhart.

.When Jerry Jones bought the team he inherited Schramm's Ring of Honor "power" and immediately inducted Jordan.^ Cowboys owner Jerry Jones visits weekly with Newy Scruggs and Richie Whitt on the team's flagship station, 105.3 The Fan.
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^ Is he more important than Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, powerful member of the NFL broadcast committee and of the league's executive council?
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^ The story was about team owner Jerry Jones's hopes for a new stadium.

Jones also had controversy. .For four years he was unsuccessful in convincing Tom Landry to accept induction.^ However, despite calls for his firing, Coach Tom Landry is given an unprecedented ten year contract extension.

.Meanwhile, he refused to induct Tex Schramm (even after Schramm's induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame).^ Pro Football Hall of Fame (1922 through present) .
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^ His countless playoff mistakes changed the way the job was done for the better, and was even given the unprecedented honor of being inducted into the Pro-Football Hall of shame while still active.
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^ ESPN.com reports that DeMarcus Ware made the NFL’s 2000 All-Decade Team: Cowboys outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware was selected as a member of the NFL’s 2000s All-Decade team, chosen by the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee.

.In 1993, thanks in part to the efforts of 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).^ About the Cowboys post-game ceremony...
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^ The Cowboys-Giants game played in October, 2006 is third.
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^ Boedecker reports taht Denton Guyer football coach John Walsh said the Wildcats have agreed to play in the 2010 Kirk Herbstreit Classic at Cowboys Stadium on Labor Day against Cedar Hill.
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In 2003, Jones finally chose to induct Tex Schramm. .Schramm and Jones held a joint press conference at Texas Stadium announcing the induction.^ E-mail entry The entry "Kraft announces details of Texas Stadium contest" is tagged: Eileen Sharkey Rosenfeld , Joanne Freed , Kraft Foods .

^ Kraft announces details of Texas Stadium contest .

^ ESPN's Eddie Werder goes one-on-one with Cowboys boss Jerry Jones live from Texas Stadium.
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.Unfortunately, Schramm did not live to see his ceremonial induction at the Cowboys-Eagles game that fall.^ Will I be stuck with them and at least get to see the Cowboys-Eagles game on Sunday?
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^ Cowboys-Eagles game went.
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^ About the Cowboys post-game ceremony...
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The most 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 on September 19, 2005.

All-time first-round draft picks

Head coaches and staff

Head coaches

Current staff

Dallas Cowboys staff
Front Office
  • Owner/President/General Manager – Jerry Jones
  • Executive Vice President/COO/Director of Player Personnel – Stephen Jones
  • Director of College and Pro Scouting – Tom Ciskowski
  • Assistant Director of Pro Scouting – Judd Garrett
Head Coaches
Offensive Coaches
 
Defensive Coaches
Special Teams Coaches
Strength and Conditioning
  • Strength and Conditioning – Joe Juraszek

Radio and television

.As of 2007, the Cowboys' flagship radio stations were KLIF-FM (93 Hits) and KTCK (1310 The Ticket).^ Our Dave Moore reports that Jones said on the Dallas Cowboys flagship radio station KRLD-FM (105.3) that while the NFL does not allow a team to hold a watching party at its stadium while a team is on the road, he has challenged that rule in the past and could do so again.
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^ SPORTSRADIO 1310 THE TICKET AND DALLAS COWBOYS END MEDIA PARTNERSHIP Dallas - Sportsradio 1310 The Ticket-KTCK/93.3 The Bone-KDBN and the Dallas Cowboys announced today that they have ended their three-year partnership to carry the team's play by play broadcasts.
  • Sports Media Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC sportsmediablog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

^ E-mail entry The entry "Cowboys radio" is tagged: 105.3 The Fan , Dallas Cowboys , The Ticket .
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Both are owned by Cumulus Media. .Brad Sham returns as the team's longtime play-by-play voice.^ Brad Sham, Cowboys radio voice 1.
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^ E-mail entry The entry "'The voice of the Cowboys' is on a spiritual journey" is tagged: Brad Sham , Dallas Cowboys .
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^ Voice of the Dallas Cowboys Brad Sham to listeners: I hear you .
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.Working alongside him in 2007 is former Cowboy quarterback Babe Laufenberg, who returns after a one-year absence to replace former safety Charlie Waters.^ Babe Laufenberg's 5 steps to fix the Cowboys .
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^ Is it a coincidence that the Cowboys return to the divisional playoffs, for the first time since 1996, produced the highest television ratings for that round in 12 years?
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^ I. According to my notes, just about the harshest thing the old Cowboys quarterback who now works for Fox said about the struggling Cowboys quarterback during Sunday's loss to the Broncos: "He's been a little off today.
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.The Cowboys, who retain rights to all announcers, chose not to renew Laufenberg's contract in 2006 and brought in Waters.^ Over the years, Behm, who works in the souting department, has helped Laufenberg put together video packages for use on Cowboys coaches' TV shows.
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^ So all in all, while the Dallas Cowboys 2009 NFL Draft was not spectacular or exciting, to those who follow the Cowboys it represents an improvement in a vital area, and an overall improvement in the roster.
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^ Who knew that all these years the Cowboys were striving to be the Dallas Stars.
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.However, Laufenberg did work as the analyst on the "Blue Star Network," which televises Cowboys preseason games not shown on national networks.^ Is CBS, the network that will televise the game, behind this?
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^ Every network wants every Cowboys game it can get.
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^ The Giants-Cowboys game, a dream Gotham-vs.-America's Team matchup for the networks, was the highest-rated program since the Academy Awards last February.
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.The anchor station is KTVT, the CBS owned and operated station in Dallas.^ Recall that pre-Ticket, the Cowboys were on CBS-owned FM stations KLUV and KVIL. .
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^ Although the Dallas Cowboys football team owns a trademark for the use of the word Cowboys, there are also several other companies and businesses operating under the “Cowboys” name.
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.Previous stations which aired Cowboys games included KVIL-FM, KRLD, and KLUV-FM.^ Recall that pre-Ticket, the Cowboys were on CBS-owned FM stations KLUV and KVIL. .
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^ This week's installment airs Saturday at 7 pm and it just happens to include a Cowboys-Redskins 4th quarter in advance of Sunday's game.
  • Sports Media Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC sportsmediablog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

^ And what if on most game days, KRLD broadcast the Cowboys on 105.3 FM and 1080 AM? There wouldn't be a fan in Dallas-Fort Worth who would have any problem picking up those signals.
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.Kristi Scales is the sideline reporter on the radio broadcasts.^ On the Air : Radio : KRLD (105.3 FM); KFLC (1270 AM)-Spanish Broadcasters : Babe Laufenberg, Brad Sham and Kristi Scales; Andres Arce and Luis Perez and Victor Villalba-Spanish .

.During his tenure as Cowboys coach, Tom Landry co-hosted his own coach's show with late veteran sportscaster Frank Glieber and later with Brad Sham.^ Brad Sham, Cowboys radio voice 1.
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^ But in the end - after more than 1,000 votes - readers selected Alicia Landry do implode the stadium in honor of her late husband and longtime Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry .

^ Coach Tom Coughlin dismissed the rookie coordinator late Monday afternoon.
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.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.^ Marty Schottenheimer co-hosts a show on SIRIUS NFL Radio.
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^ The NFL also has a contract with Sirius Satellite Radio, which provides news, analysis, commentary and game coverage for all games.
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^ The guessing game that is NFL pre-draft analysis mercifully ends this afternoon when the business of attempting to restock teams begins in earnest at 3 p.m.
  • Sports Media Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC sportsmediablog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

.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 V and VI. Mercer is perhaps best known as the ringside commentator of World Class Championship Wrestling in the 1980s.^ Each season culminates in a championship game known as the Super Bowl.
  • Brief for the United States as Amicus Curiae : American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League 28 January 2010 0:32 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Back in 1967, he was the radio voice of the Cowboys.
  • Sports Media Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC sportsmediablog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

^ I called Bill Mercer this morning to yak about the Ice Bowl.
  • Sports Media Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC sportsmediablog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

.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.^ Verne was on a network assignment so I'm doing the play-by-play and Charlie Waters is the analyst.
  • Sports Media Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC sportsmediablog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

^ After all, playing 16 games in a 32-team league allows two teams to go a few years before seeing each other.
  • Alltop - Top NFL Football News 9 January 2010 20:28 UTC nfl.alltop.com [Source type: General]

^ II. Back on Fox's Cowboys-Bucs broadcast nooner on Fox: Kenny Albert, who called play-by-play, may be the closest thing to Pat Summerall at any network.
  • Sports Media Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 2 February 2010 14:17 UTC sportsmediablog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

Longtime WFAA-TV sports anchor Dale Hansen was the Cowboys color analyst with Brad Sham as the play-by-play announcer from 1985–1996.

See also

References

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The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team that plays in the Eastern Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). They are headquartered in Valley Ranch in Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. The team plays its home games at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth which finished construction in time for the 2009 season.[1] The Cowboys joined the NFL as a 1960 expansion team.[2] The team's national following might best be represented by its NFL record of consecutive games in front of sold-out stadiums. The Cowboys' streak of 160 sold-out regular and post-season games began in 1990, and included 79 straight sellouts at their former home, Texas Stadium, and 81 straight sell-outs on the road. The franchise holds the record for most Super Bowl appearances (8), corresponding to most NFC championships (8).[3] The Cowboys are the only NFL team to record 20 consecutive winning seasons (1966–1985), in which they only missed the playoffs twice (1974 and 1984), an NFL record that remains unbroken and unchallenged. It remains one of the longest winning streaks in all of professional sports. As of the 2009 season, the Cowboys have the highest winning percentage of any active NFL franchise (.580).[4]

An article from Forbes Magazine, dated September 2, 2009, lists the Cowboys as the highest valued sports franchise in the history of the United States, and second in the world (behind the United Kingdom's Manchester United), with an estimated value of approximately $1.65 billion, above the Washington Redskins ($1.5 billion) and the New England Patriots ($1.361 billion).[5] They are also the wealthiest team in the NFL, generating almost $269 million in annual revenue.[6] They are one of the "big three" successful, wealthy, and storied American pro sports franchises along with the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Yankees.[6]

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History

1980s and 1990

Danny White became the Cowboys' starting quarterback in 1980 after quarterback Roger Staubach retired. White led the Cowboys to the playoffs five times and won two Division Championships. However, despite playing in the NFC Championship Game three consecutive years (1980–1982), the Cowboys did not reach the Super Bowl during the 1980s. In 1984, H.R. "Bum" Bright purchased the Dallas Cowboys from Clint Murchison, Jr.. As the Cowboys suffered through progressively poorer seasons (from 10–6 in 1985 to 7–9 in 1986, 7–8 in 1987, and 3–13 in 1988), Bright became disenchanted with the team. During an embarrassing home loss to Atlanta in 1987, Bright told the media that he was "horrified" at Landry's play calling. Bright sold the Cowboys to Jerry Jones on February 25, 1989.

Jones immediately fired Tom Landry, the only head coach in franchise history, replacing him with University of Miami head coach Jimmy Johnson. With the first pick in the draft, the Cowboys selected UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman. Later that same year, they would trade veteran running back Herschel Walker to the 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 to draft a number of impact players to rebuild the team.

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 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 and defensive end Charles Haley. In 1992 Dallas set a team record for regular season wins with a 13–3 mark. In January 1993, only three years after their 1–15 season, the Cowboys earned their first Super Bowl trip in 14 seasons. Dallas defeated the Buffalo Bills 52–17 in 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. The following season, they again defeated the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVIII, 30–13. The Cowboys sent a then-NFL record 11 players to the Pro Bowl in 1993: Troy Aikman, safety Thomas Everett, Irvin, Johnston, Maryland, Newton, Norton, Novacek, Smith, Stepnoski and Williams.

Only weeks after 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, but missed the Super Bowl by losing to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game, 38–28. In 1995, Jones lured All-Pro cornerback Deion Sanders away from San Francisco, and Dallas once again posted a 12–4 regular season record. The Cowboys defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 27–17 at Sun Devil Stadium in Super Bowl XXX for their fifth world championship. Switzer joined Johnson as the only coaches to win a college football national championship and a Super Bowl.

Yet the glory days of the Cowboys were again beginning to dim as free agency, age and injuries began taking their toll. The Cowboys went 6–10 in 1997, with discipline and off-field problems becoming major distractions. 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 Division championship, but was let go after an 8–8 playoff season in 1999, becoming the first Cowboys coach who did not win a Super Bowl. In 1998, the Cowboys suffered an embarrassing 20–7 home loss to the conference rival Arizona Cardinals. In 1999, they suffered a 27–10 first round loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

2000s

Defensive coordinator Dave Campo was promoted to head coach, but he could only post three consecutive 5–11 seasons. Many fans and media were beginning to blame Jerry Jones for the team's ills, noting that he refused to hire a strong coach or general manager, preferring to hire coaches who did not want to be involved with personnel duties so that Jones himself, as GM, could manage them. Jones then lured Bill Parcells out of retirement to coach the Cowboys. The Cowboys became the surprise team of the 2003 season, posting a 10–6 record and a playoff berth by having the best overall defense in the NFL. The Cowboys then finished an up-and-down 2006 season with a 9–7 record and a playoff appearance, but after a last second loss in the wild-card game against the Seattle Seahawks, Parcells retired and was succeeded by Wade Phillips.[7] In his first season as head coach, Phillips and his coaching staff led the franchise to its best seasonal start ever, a conference-best 13–3 record, and the franchise's 16th NFC East championship title, the most of any team in that division.[8] The Cowboys were eliminated by the (eventual Super Bowl Champion) Giants in the divisional round of the playoffs, the first NFC #1 seed to do so since the 1990 playoff re-alignment.

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, as quarterback Tony Romo suffered a broken pinkie in an overtime loss to the Arizona Cardinals. With Brad Johnson and Brooks Bollinger playing as backups, Dallas went 1–2 during a three-game stretch. Romo's return showed promise, as Dallas went 3–0. However, injuries mounted during the season with the team losing several starters for the year, such as Kyle Koser, Felix Jones, safety Roy Williams and punter Matt McBriar, and several other starters playing with injuries.[9] 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 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 fell to a 2–2 start. In week five, with starting wide receiver Roy Williams sidelined by injury, receiver Miles Austin got his first start of the season and had a record setting day (250 yards receiving and 2 TDs) to help lead Dallas to an overtime win over Kansas City. Following their bye week, 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 lost its slim grip on 1st place in the division with losses to the New York Giants and San Diego. Talks of past December collapses resurfaced, and another collapse in 2009 seemed validated. However, the 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 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 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 ended their playoff run after a hard divisional playoff loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

2010 Season

Logos and uniforms

Logo

The Dallas Cowboys' blue star logo representative of Texas as "The Lone Star State" is one of the best 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 Cowboys, but owner Jerry Jones' AFL team, the 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 Cowboys' white home jersey has royal blue (PMS 280 C) solid socks, numbers, lettering, and two stripes on the sleeves outlined in black. The home pants, according to the Dallas Cowboys official media guide, are a common metallic silver-blue 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 8001 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.

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 tape with the player's name embossed, placed on the white portion of the stripe at the back of the helmet.

Uniform history

When the Dallas Cowboys franchise debuted in 1960's, 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.

In 1964 through 1965, the Cowboys opted for a simpler look (and essentially the team's current uniform) by changing their jersey/socks to one solid color with three horizontal blue stripes on the sleeves. The star-shouldered jerseys were replaced with shoulder "TV" numbers. The pants and helmet were changed from white to silver and a white border was added to the blue star.

In 1966, the team narrowed the stripes to two per sleeve/sock and the following year in 1967, the white border was moved farther into the blue star and was now a white pinstripe. The logo and this version of the uniform has seen little change to the present day.

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 1981–1988 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)
  • 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).
  • 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.

In 1994, the NFL celebrated their 75th Anniversary, and the Dallas Cowboys celebrated their back-to-back 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 now serves as the team's alternate or "third jersey" and is usually worn at least once a year, although team has used their normal white uniforms on Thanksgiving in 2007 and 2008. The team will once again wear this uniform at home on Thanksgiving Day in 2009 while their opponent the Oakland Raiders will wear their AFL Legacy Weekend throwbacks. 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 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.

Home/road jersey history

The Cowboys were one of the first[citation needed] NFL teams to primarily wear their white jersey at home, as it was an unofficial rule that teams wear their colored jersey at home. This tradition was started in 1964 by Tex Schramm, who wanted fans to see a variety of opponents' colors at home games.[1] Since then, a number of other teams have worn their white uniforms at home, including the Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins.

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 curse purportedly became popular after the team lost Super Bowl V, when they were forced to wear their colored jersey because they were the designated home team.[2] However, the roots of the curse likely date back earlier to the end of the 1968 season when the blue-shirted Cowboys were upset badly by the Cleveland Browns in the divisional playoffs. That turned out to be Don Meredith's final game as a Cowboy. Dallas's lone victory in a conference championship or 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 home team to pick their choice of jersey. Most of the time, 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. Occasionally opposing teams will wear their white jerseys at home to try to invoke the curse,[3] as when the Philadelphia Eagles hosted the Cowboys in the 1980 NFC Championship Game.[4] The Washington Redskins, after wearing white exclusively in the '80s and '90s, including the 1982 NFC Championship Game (having gone 3-0 in them during the regular season, during CBS' pregame show, Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder actually invoked the blue jerseys in picking Dallas to win the game [4]), have since 2002 occasionally reverted to using their burgundy jerseys for second-half home games, but will still wear white against the Cowboys. One of the more recent examples of the "curse" happened in 2008 when the 1–4 St. Louis Rams chose to wear their white uniforms at home, forcing the Cowboys to wear road blue uniforms. The Rams would upset the Cowboys 34–14.

Although Dallas has made several tweaks to their blue jerseys over the years, Schramm said he did not believe in the curse.[5] 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.

Stadiums

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 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 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 in Arlington.) The 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 stadium the Cowboys have called home that was within the city limits of Dallas. The Cowboys hosted the Green Bay Packers for the 1966 NFL Championship at the Cotton Bowl.

Texas Stadium

For the majority of the franchise's history, the Cowboys had played their home games at 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 had 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, 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 opened. The roof was structurally independent from the stadium it covered. The Cowboys lost their final game at Texas Stadium to the Baltimore Ravens, 33–24, on December 20, 2008. After 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 completed construction and officially opened on May 27, 2009 in Arlington, Texas.[6] Texas Stadium was demolished on April 11, 2010.

Cowboys Stadium

Cowboys Stadium is a new domed stadium with a retractable roof in Arlington, Texas, for the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys. After failed negotiations to build a new stadium on the site of the Cotton Bowl, Jerry Jones along with the city of 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 County. It was completed on May 29, 2009 and seats 80,000, but is expandable to seat up to 100,000. Cowboys Stadium is the largest domed stadium in the world.[7]

A highlight of Cowboys 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 in Kansas City, Missouri as the world's largest.[8][9][10]

At the debut pre-season game of Cowboys Stadium, a punt by Tennessee Titans kicker, AJ Trapasso, hit the 2,100 in. screen above the field. The punt deflected and was ruled in-play until Titans coach 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. It should also be noted that no punts hit the scoreboard during the entire 2009 regular season during an actual game. Also, what should be noted is that 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 and 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 completely pack 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.[11]

The Cowboys got their first regular season home win on September 28, 2009. They beat the Carolina Panthers 21–7 with 90,588 in attendance. The game was televised on ESPN's Monday Night Football and marked a record 42nd win for the Cowboys on MNF.[12]

Training camp sites

Dallas Cowboys training camp locations [5]

  • 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: River Ridge Sports Complex, Oxnard, California
  • 2009: The Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas
  • 2010: The Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas and River Ridge Sports Complex, Oxnard, California

Rivalries

Washington Redskins

The Redskins and Dallas Cowboys enjoy what has been called by Sports Illustrated the top NFL rivalry of all time and "one of the greatest in sports." The two teams storied rivalry goes back to 1960 when the two clubs first played each other, resulting in a Washington victory. Since that time, the two teams have met in 100 regular season contests and two NFC Championships. Dallas leads the regular season all-time series 59–40–2, and the Redskins lead the all-time playoff series 2–0. The Cowboys currently have an 8-6 advantage over the Redskins at Fedex Field.[citation needed]

Philadelphia Eagles

The competition with Philadelphia has been particularly intense since the late 1970s, when the long-moribund Eagles returned to contention. In 1981, the two teams faced off in that year's NFC Championship, with Philadelphia winning, 20–7 (The Eagles subsequently lost to the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl XV). 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 kicker Luis Zendejas and Veterans Stadium fans pelted the Cowboys with snowballs and other debris. A 1999 game at Philadelphia saw Eagles fans cheering as 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 defeated the Cowboys 44–6, and clinched a playoff spot, where they would go to lose the NFC Championship game to the Arizona Cardinals. 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 against the Eagles since 1992-1995 when Dallas won seven straight matches against Philadelphia.

San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers have been another major Cowboy rival. Dallas has played seven postseason games against San Francisco. The Cowboys defeated the 49ers in the 1970 and 1971 NFC Championship games, and again in the 1972 Divisional Playoff Game, when Roger Staubach threw two touchdown passes with less than two minutes remaining for a 30–28 win. The 1981 NFC Championship Game in San Francisco, which saw the 49ers' Joe Montana complete a game-winning pass to Dwight Clark in the final few minutes (now known as "The Catch"), is one of the most famous games in NFL history. San Francisco subsequently won their first of five Super Bowls. During the 1992–1994 seasons, Dallas and San Francisco faced each other in the NFC Championship Game. Dallas won the first two match-ups, and San Francisco won the third. In each of the three seasons, the game's victor went on to win the Super Bowl.

L.A./St. Louis Rams

The Los Angeles Rams were a major rival of the Cowboys (mid 70s - early 80s) although this rivalry has cooled somewhat since the Rams moved to St. Louis. The Cowboys and Rams have met eight times in postseason games (tied 4-4), matching the Bears-Giants rivalry for the most in postseason history. The meetings include two NFC Championship games (Dallas 2-0), four division playoff games (Rams 3-1) and two wild-card games (tied 1-1). The Rams wore their white jerseys in certain home games when the team was in Los Angeles, especially against the Cowboys, forcing Dallas to wear their "jinxed" blue jerseys, including the 1978 NFC Championship Game (Dallas won anyway, 28-0). Since the move to St. Louis the Rams have worn their blue jerseys in most home games. The Rams did, however, make one exception and wore their white jerseys at home in their most recent meeting in 2008, forcing the Cowboys to wear their "jinxed" blue jerseys. Dallas would lose 34–14 to a Rams team that would finish 2–14 on the season and see the Cowboys miss the playoffs that season.[13]

Green Bay Packers

The Cowboys have a lesser rivalry with the Green Bay Packers that began in the 1960s. The two teams have faced each other in the postseason six times. Green Bay defeated Dallas in the 1966 and 1967 NFL Championship games (the latter, known as the "Ice Bowl", is another of pro football's most famous games). Dallas, in turn, defeated Green Bay in the second round of the 1982 playoffs, the 1993 and 1994 NFC Divisional Playoff games, and the 1995 NFC Championship Game. Texas Stadium is one of the few places where then Packers quarterback Brett Favre has never won (0-9), Favre has since gone on to play for the New York Jets and currently the Minnesota Vikings. The rivalry was renewed during the 2007 season, when both teams met in a late-season matchup. Anticipations ran high as both teams boasted 10–1 records, and battled for first place in the NFC playoff hunt. Dallas prevailed, winning 37–27, and clinched the top seed a few weeks later. Many people expected a rematch in the NFC Championship game, and while Green Bay advanced, Dallas lost to the New York Giants in a Divisional Playoff game.

Pittsburgh Steelers

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 which were close. The Steelers won Super Bowl X and Super Bowl XIII; both games were decided in the final seconds. The Cowboys won Super Bowl XXX in 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 defense, a contrast that still exists today.[14] 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. The all-time series is currently tied 15–15 including the playoffs.

Houston Texans (Intrastate rivalry)

The Houston Texans, and before that the Houston Oilers, are considered by some to be rivals of the Cowboys because of the in-state affiliation. Almost every year since 1967, the Cowboys have played their interstate rival during preseason play for "bragging rights" and the Governor's Cup trophy. Both cities' fans, for the most part, do not look at this as a real rivalry since both teams play in different divisions and conferences, and play is usually in the preseason. The Cowboys face the Texans every four years in the regular season.

Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs

A past rivalry that is now considered more of historical and off-the-field significance than contemporary importance was between the Cowboys and the Kansas City Chiefs in their previous incarnation, the Dallas Texans. In 1959, after failing to secure NFL backing for a Texas football franchise, millionaire Lamar Hunt organized a renegade formation of franchises called the American Football League, composed almost entirely of teams in cities ignored by the NFL like Buffalo, Houston and Dallas. His own franchise, the Texans, and the Houston Oilers were the first two to play in the state of Texas since another Texans franchise folded in 1952. To counter what was seen as encroachment the NFL organized two franchises in order to deny markets to the AFL, including the Cowboys in Dallas in 1960, and the Minnesota Vikings the following year. During the early 1960s the Cowboys and Texans never met once on the field, yet they competed implicitly for the support of one of the nation's fastest growing sports markets. In 1963 Hunt, frustrated by the suffering state of his team at the turnstiles, despite having won the year's AFL championship, relocated the Texans franchise to Kansas City and labeled them the Chiefs.

In the years 1963–70 both the Cowboys and the Chiefs became premier teams in their respective leagues, and came close to facing each other in the 1967 AFL-NFL Championship Game, now called Super Bowl I, but were denied by the Packers' victory over Dallas in the NFL championship final. Subsequently Kansas City would go on to win Super Bowl IV in 1970 over Minnesota, and vindicated Hunt by cementing the legitimacy of the AFL's formation ten years before. However, from then on the Dallas-Kansas City rivalry has faded along with the AFL-NFL merger of that year, and the absence of Kansas City from the Super Bowl since that championship season, whereas the Cowboys would proceed in the 70s to become a premier NFL franchise. As of October 11, 2009 Dallas has a 5–3 all-time record against the Chiefs and has also won the last four meetings between the two franchises.[15]

A unique side 'rivalry' involves the Preston Road Trophy. The trophy is held by whichever owner's team won in the last Cowboys/Chiefs game, and the two owner families have kept up the tradition after Lamar Hunt's death. The Trophy itself is a custom placard with team insignia and a street sign- the name is because both Lamar Hunt and Jerry Jones' residences were off Preston Road in Dallas and close to each other.[16]

Season-by-season records

Notable players

Current roster

Dallas Cowboys roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists


Practice Squad


Rookies in italics
Roster updated October 12, 2010
Depth ChartTransactions

52 Active, 2 Inactive, 8 PS

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Pro Football Hall of Famers

Super Bowl MVPs

Although the Cowboys are tied with the 49ers for the second most Super Bowl victories (Steelers have 6), Dallas actually holds the record for the most Super Bowl games played (8) and the most Super Bowl MVPs with 7:

  1. Linebacker Chuck Howley – Super Bowl V – Howley was named the MVP for Super Bowl V despite the Cowboys' loss to the Baltimore Colts. He is the only member of a losing team to win the award. In recording two interceptions and a fumble recovery during the game, Howley was the first defensive player to win the honor.
  2. Quarterback Roger Staubach – Super Bowl VI – Staubach became the fifth quarterback overall to be awarded the MVP trophy after Dallas' win over the Miami Dolphins. He completed 12 out of 19 passes for 119 yards (109 m), threw 2 touchdown passes, and rushed 5 times for 18 yards (16 m).
  3. (Tie) Defensive tackle Randy White and defensive end Harvey Martin – Super Bowl XII – Super Bowl XII marked the first time that two players won MVP honors. White and Martin, who helped the Cowboys defeat the Denver Broncos, became the first defensive linemen to win the award.
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  5. Quarterback Troy Aikman – Super Bowl XXVII – Aikman became the second Cowboys quarterback to earn the MVP honor as he led the Cowboys to victory against the Buffalo Bills. He completed 22 of 30 passes for 273 yards (250 m) and 4 touchdowns, while also rushing for 28 yards (26 m).
  6. Running back Emmitt Smith – Super Bowl XXVIII – Smith's 30 carries for 132 yards (121 m), 4 receptions for 26 yards (24 m), and two touchdowns led Dallas to a victory over the Buffalo Bills. In that same year, Smith became the first player to win the Super Bowl, the NFL rushing title (i.e. lead the league in rushing), the NFL Most Valuable Player Award, and the Super Bowl MVP all in one season.
  7. Cornerback Larry Brown – Super Bowl XXX – Brown became the first cornerback to be named Super Bowl MVP, recording two interceptions for a total of 77 return yards. The Cowboys sealed the victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers by converting both of Brown's interceptions into touchdowns.

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 Stadium, the ring is now on display at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. The first inductee was Bob Lilly in 1975 and by 2005, the ring contained 17 names, all former 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 had controversy. For four years he was unsuccessful in convincing 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 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 Stadium announcing the induction. Unfortunately, Schramm did not live to see his ceremonial induction at the Cowboys-Eagles game that fall.

The most 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 on September 19, 2005.

All-time first-round draft picks

Head coaches and staff

Head coaches

Current staff

Dallas Cowboys staff
Front Office
  • Owner/President/General Manager – Jerry Jones
  • COO/Executive Vice President/Director of Player Personnel – Stephen Jones
  • Director of College and Pro Scouting – Tom Ciskowski
  • Director of Pro Scouting – Judd Garrett
  • Director of Player Administration – Todd Williams

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Joe Juraszek
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Todd Devers
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Tony Ollison


Coaching Staff and Management
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Radio and television

As of 2009, the Cowboys' flagship radio stations is KRLD-FM. Brad Sham returns as the team's longtime play-by-play voice. Working alongside him in 2007 is former Cowboy quarterback Babe Laufenberg, who returns 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 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 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 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 sports anchor Dale Hansen was the Cowboys color analyst with Brad Sham as the play-by-play announcer from 1985–1996.

See also

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Simple English

Dallas Cowboys
Established 1960
Play in Cowboys Stadium
Arlington, Texas

Headquartered in Irving, Texas
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)
Team Details
Team colors Navy, Silver, White (alt. colors Royal Blue, Silver-Green, Silver-Blue)

                                   

Personnel
Owner Jerry Jones
General Manager Jerry Jones
Head Coach Wade Phillips
Team history
  • Dallas Cowboys (1960–present)

Team Nicknames
America's Team, The Boys, Big D
Championships
League Championships (5)

  • Super Bowl Championships (5)
    Template:Nfly (VI), Template:Nfly (XII), Template:Nfly (XXVII), Template:Nfly (XXVIII), Template:Nfly (XXX)
Conference Championships (10)
  • NFL Eastern: 1966, 1967
  • NFC: 1970, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1992, 1993, 1995
Division Championships (19)
  • NFL Capitol: 1967, 1968, 1969
  • NFC East: 1970, 1971, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2007
Playoff Appearances (29)
  • 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
Home fields
  • Cotton Bowl (1960-1971)
  • Texas Stadium (1971-2008)
  • Cowboys Stadium (2009-present)

The team

The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American Football team from the Dallas, Texas area. Their stadium is in Irving, Texas, which is in the Dallas Metroplex. They were started when they joined the NFL in 1960. They have won 5 Super Bowls, and they are currently owned by Jerry Jones. Their uniform is silver and blue with a blue star on their helmet. Troy Aikman was a very good quarterback for the Cowboys.


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