The Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl in 1972, 1978, 1993, 1994 and 1996. Through the 2015 season, the Cowboys had the second-most Super Bowl championships of any NFL team, trailing only the Pittsburgh Steelers' six championships.
The Cowboys won the 1972 Super Bowl by defeating the Miami Dolphins, 24-3. They won the 1978 Super Bowl with a 16-6 win over the Minnesota Vikings. They defeated the Buffalo Bills in consecutive Super Bowls, 52-17 in 1993 and 30-13 in 1994. They defeated the Cowboys in the 1996 Super Bowl, 27-17.
The Cowboys also lost the Super Bowl in 1970, 1975 and 1978. Through the 2015 season, the Cowboys, Steelers and New England Patriots were the only teams to have appeared in eight Super Bowls.