The Dallas Cowboys are a professional football team that play in the National Football League (NFL). They joined the league in 1960 as an expansion team and have become a very successful team. They have competed in the Eastern Division of the National Football Conference in the NFL since 1970. They have won 21 division Championships, 10 conference Championships and 5 Super Bowl Championships. They are the wealthiest team in the NFL and are estimated to be the second most highly valued sports franchise in the world. If you have ever wanted to know where the Dallas Cowboys play their home games, keep reading to find out.
Where do the Dallas Cowboys play?
The Dallas Cowboys play at Cowboys Stadium which is located in Arlington, Texas. It is a retractable roof stadium with a seating capacity of 80,000, although this can be increased to 111,000 with standing room. Cowboys Stadium was opened in 2009 and cost about $1.3 billion to build. The highlight of the stadium is the giant center-hung high-definition television screen. At the time it was constructed it was the largest high definition screen in the world. The highest attendance for a football game is 105,121 and the record attendance for any event is 108,713 for the 2010 NBA All-Star Game. Before moving into the stadium in 2009 the Cowboys played their home games at Texas Stadium.
Did you know?
The giant high definition screen has caused some controversy. In the first season using the new stadium a punt, by Tennessee Titans punter A. J. Trapasso, actually hit the screen. He was accused of doing it deliberately, but has denied the allegation. According to the rules, any punt that hits the screen causes the down to be replayed.
The following is a video of this infamous moment: