Seven Teams The Dallas Cowboys Just Can’t Beat
Jan 29, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; General view of Super Bowl XXX championship ring to commemorate the Dallas Cowboys 21-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on January 28, 1996 on display at the NFL Experience at the Phoenix Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sport
Sure, their known as America’s Team, partially because the Dallas Cowboys have created a legacy of greatness over a couple of different eras spanning decades. Most teams, at one time or another, have felt the wrath of the Blue Star several to many times.
But like all other teams, there’s been exceptions.
Obviously the Cowboys have a significant advantage in wins over all teams that do, or did, reside in the NFC East. This stretch of dominance covers most of head coach Tom Landry‘s era up until realignment back in 2002.
In fact, Dallas still holds a decisive edge over current division rivals Philadelphia, New York Giants and Washington well over a decade since realignment.
Around the NFL, the Cowboys hold a head-to-head advantage over 18 teams, these franchises not including the NFC East or the Arizona Cardinals.
Dallas is exactly .500 against two other teams, the Minnesota Vikings (11-11) and the Jacksonville Jaguars (3-3).
But there’s a dark corner or two – or seven, to be exact – to be found in this success story.
No team in the NFL can be great every year, especially in today’s extremely watered down and average football product that continues to increase it’s prices every year for no real reason.
As a result, even the Cowboys have a short list of franchises that, for whatever reasons or circumstances, have had Dallas’ number more often than not. In one case, there’s a actually a team that the Cowboys have never beaten at all.
Here they are:
Postseason excluded above, playoff records included ahead courtesy of Pro-Football-Reference.com
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