answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

The teams don't play regularly during the regular season because they are in different conferences. The Cowboys are in the East division of the National Football Conference and the Texans are in the South division of the American Football Conference. The last time they played during the regular season was on October 5, 2014, when the Cowboys won in overtime 20-17 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The National Football League has a rotating schedule, which means the two teams will not play again in the regular season until 2018.

The Texas teams have faced each other in the preseason nine times since Houston joined the league in 2002. The Cowboys are 4-5 against the Texas in the preseason and 3-1 against their intrastate rivals during the regular season.

User Avatar

Wiki User

7y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

9y ago

Yes. The original Cleveland Browns franchise, which had a 17-and-10 record against Dallas from 1960 to 1994, loomed as a serious NFL rival for the Cowboys during the late 1960s. The Browns thwarted Dallas' playoff hopes more than once before Cleveland moved to the American Football Conference in time for the 1970 NFL-AFL merger.

The Cowboys have three wins and no losses against the "new" Browns, the team that began play in 1999 -- three years after the original franchise moved to Baltimore to become the Ravens.

The Cowboys and the Browns are not scheduled to play again until the 2016 regular season, a game that most likely will be held in Cleveland.

This answer is:
User Avatar

User Avatar

Wiki User

12y ago

Yes, they have played three times. Cowboys have won twice while the Texans have won only once. They last played in September 26,2010 and the Cowboys won 27-13 in Houston.

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why don't the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans play each other?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Have the Dallas Cowboys always been the Dallas Cowboys?

There have been two professional football teams that started in Dallas in the last 50 or so years. The Dallas Texans, an AFL franchise that moved to Kansas City and became the Kansas City Chiefs. The other team was the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys were an expansion team in 1960 for the NFL.


Have the Houston Texans ever beat the Dallas Cowboys in regular season play?

If you don't count preseason games, the Texans and the Cowboys play each other every four years, when the NFL schedule rotation calls for the teams of the AFC South to play the teams of the NFC East. The last time the intrastate rivals played was on October 5, 2014, when the Cowboys defeated the Texans 20-17 in overtime at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The two teams will not play again in the regular season until 2018. The Texas teams have faced each other in the preseason seven times since Houston joined the league in 2002.


When did all the NFL teams join the NFL?

The teams of the former American Football League joined in 1970. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Seattle Seahawks joined in 1976. The Carolina Panthers and Jacksonville Jaguars joined in 1995. The Houston Texans (replacing the Houston Oilers who moved to Tennessee in 1997 and were renamed the Titans in 1999) joined in 2002. All other teams joined before 1961.


What other cities have the Chiefs called home?

Only Dallas. They were originally the Dallas Texans.


Which football team was the Dallas Cowboys watch named after?

"The Dallas cowboys watch was named after, the Dallas cowboys. The team is based out of Dallas, Texas and they have their stadium there. Other than that I am not sure what the question is really talking about."


Where did the Dallas Cowboys play before 2009?

The Cowboys have always been the Dallas Cowboys. Football in Dallas initially saw the Dallas Texans as the first pro football team in Dallas which folded in 1952 after one season. The Hunt family reused the Texans name again starting in 1960 , but eventually left, becoming the Kansas City Chiefs. The Cowboys joined the NFL in 1960 as the first modern era NFL expansion team.


How many times have the Tennessee Titans played the Houston Texans?

Through the 2014 season, the Dallas Cowboys lead the all-time series three games to one. On Sept. 8, 2002, the first game in the history of the Texans franchise, Houston upset the Cowboys, 19-10, at Reliant Stadium. It was the first time the Cowboys had ever lost a season opener to an expansion team. The Cowboys won the rematch on Oct. 15, 2006, defeating the Texans 34-6 at Texas Stadium. The Dallas victory was paced by three Drew Bledsoe touchdown passes to wide receiver Terrell Owens. Dallas won the third meeting of the intrastate rivals on September 26, 2010, as Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes to Roy Williams in a 27-13 victory at Reliant Stadium. On October 5, 2014, the Cowboys won in overtime, 20-17, thanks to a Dan Bailey field goal.


What is Selena Gomez favorite football team?

Philadelphia Eagles this is her other besides dallas cowboys


What are the sports in Dallas Texas?

Other sports exist but Dallas is Football. Dallas Cowboys (football) Texas Rangers (baseball), Dallas Mavericks (basketball), and Dallas Stars (hockey).


Where can one find the schedule for the Houston Texans?

"You can find a schedule for a team on their team page. Consider looking in the NFL's website for the Houston Texans schedule, and for all other teams. You will find where the game may be televised."


Where did the cowboys originate?

The Cowboys were an expansion team that began play in the NFL in 1960. They have always played in Dallas. * NFL Franchise - Clint Murchison, Jr., and Bedford Wynne were awarded an expansion franchise in the NFL at the annual league meeting in Miami Beach, Fla. The Cowboys were to play as a "swing" team, playing every other team one time during the first season, although listed in the Western Conference standing (January 28)


What other team was new to NFL in 1999 besides the Houston Texans?

There was a new Cleveland Browns franchise in 1999. The Texans didn't begin playing until the 2002 season.