The Dallas Cowboys have appeared in eight Super Bowls, tied for the second most in NFL history behind the New England Patriots (11).
Have the Cowboys Ever Won the Super Bowl?
America’s Team has won five Super Bowls: VI, XII, XXVII, XXVIII, XXX. They’ve lost three Super Bowls, tied for the fifth-most Super Bowl losses.
Super Bowl V vs. Baltimore Colts
The Cowboys made their inaugural Super Bowl appearance in 1971, falling to the Baltimore Colts 16-13 on a game-winning field goal by rookie kicker Jim O’Brien.
Despite the defeat, Dallas linebacker Chuck Howley was named the game’s MVP, becoming the first non-quarterback to win the award.
Super Bowl VI vs. Miami Dolphins
Tom Landry and company broke through the following season, downing the Miami Dolphins 24-3 to capture their first Lombardi Trophy in franchise history. Quarterback Roger Staubach earned MVP honors.
Super Bowl X vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
Dallas was back in the Big Game four years later against arch-rival the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Trailing by three at the start of the fourth quarter, Pittsburgh rallied off 14 points, edging the Cowboys 21-17 and becoming the first team to win back-to-back Super Bowls.
Super Bowl XII vs. Denver Broncos
Co-MVPs Randy White and Harvey Martin led a dominant defensive effort as the ‘Boys captured their second Super Bowl with a 27-10 victory over the Denver Broncos.
Super Bowl XIII vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
Looking to avenge their loss to the Steelers three years prior, the Cowboys came up just short, falling 35-31 in what was the final Super Bowl played at the Miami Orange Bowl.
Super Bowl XXVII vs. Buffalo Bills
Dallas’s most impressive Super Bowl triumph came in January 1993, a 52-17 beatdown of the Buffalo Bills. Quarterback Troy Aikman completed 22-of-30 passes for 273 yards and four touchdowns en route to being named MVP.
Super Bowl XXVIII vs. Buffalo Bills
Different year, same result. Emmitt Smith ran for 132 yards and scored two touchdowns as the Cowboys again dominated Buffalo 30-13 to secure a second consecutive Super Bowl crown.
The Cowboys are one of eight different franchise to win back-to-back Super Bowls.
Super Bowl XXVIII vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
The Cowboys cemented their status as the “Team of the 90s,” finally getting past the Steelers 27-17 for their third Lombardi Trophy in four seasons.
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