The 25 Greatest Dallas Cowboys in NFL History

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The Dallas Cowboys franchise stands as one of the most storied and iconic organizations in the history of the National Football League. Founded in 1960 by businessman Clint Murchison Jr., the Cowboys quickly established themselves as a dominant force in the league under the visionary leadership of head coach Tom Landry and general manager Tex Schramm. Throughout their illustrious history, the Cowboys have amassed an impressive list of achievements, including five Super Bowl championships (VI, XII, XXVII, XXVIII, XXX) and numerous division titles.

From the dynamic duo of Roger Staubach and Tom Landry’s “Doomsday Defense” in the 1970s to the star-studded lineups led by Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith, and Michael Irvin in the 1990s, the Cowboys have consistently captivated fans with their electrifying performances and indomitable spirit. Today, the Cowboys continue to uphold their legacy as one of the NFL’s most iconic franchises, representing the epitome of success, tradition, and excellence on and off the field.