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The Dallas Cowboys joined the National Football League as an expansion team in 1960.

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Since 1966, the Cowboys have participated in 50 Thanksgiving Day contests. Their record in these games is 30-19-1.

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The Cowboys have played on Thanksgiving Day every year since 1966, with the exceptions of the 1975 and 1977 seasons.

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The Cowboys have been in Dallas since they joined the NFL in 1960.

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Do the Dallas Cowboys have a contract to host a Thanksgiving day game?

There isn't a contract as such. The National Football League has an understanding with the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys that they will host traditional Thanksgiving Day games each season. The Lions have played on Thanksgiving since 1933. The Cowboys have played an afternoon game on the holiday in all but two years since 1966. In recent years, the NFL has added a third Thanksgiving game, which is televised in prime time.


What year did the Dallas Cowboys not play during Thanksgiving day?

Since their first Thanksgiving Day appearance on November 24, 1966, the Dallas Cowboys have played on the holiday every year with the exceptions of 1975 and 1977. The St. Louis Cardinals hosted the afternoon Thanksgiving game in those years.


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Troy Aikman spent 12 years with the Cowboys between 1989-2000.


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What uniform will the Dallas Cowboys wear on Thanksgiving Day 2012?

In recent years, the Dallas Cowboys have won their blue double-star jerseys with white sleeves. It's a good bet that they'll wear them again in their Thanksgiving Day 2012 match against the Washington Redskins.


What years did don meridith play for cowboys?

Don Meredith's final season with the Cowboys was 1968.


How many times did the Packers play the cowboys on Thanksgiving day and what were the years?

As of the 2008 season, the Cowboys and Packers have played on Thanksgiving Day 2 times: 1970 - Cowboys 16, Packers 3 1994 - Cowboys 42, Packers 31


How many games has the Dallas Cowboys lost on Thanksgiving?

The Dallas Cowboys are 6-4 in Thanksgiving Day games played since 2006. Since 1966, the Cowboys have an overall 29-18-1 record on the holiday.Nov. 23, 2006 -- Dallas 38, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 (at Texas Stadium).Nov. 22, 2007 -- Dallas 34, New York Jets 3 (at Texas Stadium).Nov. 27, 2008 -- Dallas 34, Seattle Seahawks 9 (at Texas Stadium).Nov. 26, 2009 -- Dallas 24, Oakland Raiders 7 (at Cowboys Stadium).Nov. 25, 2010 -- New Orleans Saints 30, Dallas 27 (at Cowboys Stadium).Nov. 24, 2011 -- Dallas 20, Miami 19 (at Cowboys Stadium).Nov. 22, 2012 -- Washington 38, Dallas 31 (at Cowboys Stadium).Nov. 28, 2013 -- Dallas 31, Oakland 24 (at AT&T Stadium, formerly Cowboys Stadium).Nov. 27, 2014 -- Philadelphia 33, Dallas 10 (at AT&T Stadium).Nov. 26, 2015 -- Carolina 33, Dallas 14 (at AT&T Stadium).


What years did roger staubac play for Dallas?

The Heisman Trophy winner from the Naval Academy played for the Dallas Cowboys from 1969 to 1979.


When was football first played on Thanksgiving?

The Dallas Cowboys started hosting Thanksgiving Day games in 1966. The NFL has been playing Thanksgiving Day games since the twenties. Contrary to popular belief the Cowboys were started as an expansion team in 1960. The Lions have had the game since 1934 (exept the years 1939-1944), and the Cowboys have hosted a game each year since 1966(excluding 1975 and 1977 when the St. Louis Cardinals hosted the game).


In the first 40 years how many owners did the Dallas Cowboys have?

The Dallas Cowboys have had 4 owners in their history so far.


In which city will next years super bowl xlv be played?

Cowboys Stadium, Arlington (near Dallas), Texas.