The Dallas Cowboys are one of the most iconic brands in all sports. They’re known not only nationwide, but around the world. Experiencing a game at AT&T stadium should be on every sports fan bucket list. If you’re interested in learning more about them, check out the following fun facts about the Dallas Cowboys.
#1 – The Dallas Cowboys franchise was granted on January 28, 1960! Just last year they celebrated their 60th year as a team.
#2 – Since their founding, they’ve won FIVE Superbowl’s, which ties them for 3rd place with the San Francisco 49ers. And they follow The Pittsburg Steelers and New England Patriots who are both tied with six wins.
#3 – They’ve won 8 NFC championships. Unfortunately, the bulk of those was in the ’70s to ’90s. They have not won an NFC championship since 1995.
#4 – The Dallas Cowboys are the only team in NFL history to record 20 straight winning seasons – 1966 – 1985.
#5 – The Dallas Cowboys don’t play in Dallas – crazy right? They actually play in Arlington, Texas.
#6 – The Cowboys mascot is named Rowdy!
#7 – They are the wealthiest team in the NFL – with an estimated value of approximately $4 BILLION. You read that right. And they haven’t even won a Superbowl in over 20 years! They generate over half a billion dollars in revenue each season. Who knows how much money they could be making if that team started winning again!
#8 – The Cowboys have quite a few nicknames, including Doomsday Defense, The Boys, Big D, and the most popular – America’s Team!
#9 – In 1990, the Cowboys began a streak of 160 sold-out regular and post-season games. This included 79 straight sellouts at their former home, Texas Stadium, and 81 straight sell-outs on the road. They have one of the most loyal fan bases in all of NFL, or even sports in general.
#10 – The Cowboys allowed the fewest points in Superbowl history when they played the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI. The Cowboys held the Dolphins to just 3 points total the entire game!
#11 – The Cowboys have the Only Superbowl MVP on the LOSING team. He carried them, but unfortunately not enough to get the victory. Although the Cowboys lost Superbowl V on a last-second field goal to the Baltimore Colts, they still went home with some hardware due to Chuck Howley.
#12 – The Cowboys were the first expansion team in the NFL. While other teams came from the AFL and other leagues, the Dallas Cowboys were the first true born expansion team in 1960. Now, the Cowboys are one of the most iconic franchises in the history of sports.
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