- The Steelers and Cowboys have each been to eight Super Bowls
- Both teams are inducting a total of three NFL Hall-of-Famers.
- Both teams are 3-3 in the Hall of Fame Game.
CANTON, Ohio - The NFL has announced that the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys are set to kick off the preseason at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium for the Hall of Fame Game. These are two of the most storied franchises in the league.
Both teams have players and coaches being inducted into the Hall of Fame this year and have both competed in this game before.
The NFL has done right by selecting two of the most decorated franchises in NFL history to play against each other in the Hall of Fame Game. The Pittsburgh Steelers will face off against the Dallas Cowboys.
Both teams have been to eight Super Bowls and have faced off against each other in the grandest stage three times. The Steelers have won six of their eight Super Bowls with their most recent ones being in 2006 and 2008. They also hold the upper hand on Dallas as two of their Super Bowl wins came against them.
The Cowboys, on the other hand, have won five of the eight Super Bowls they have played in. They have been in a bit of a drought as they haven’t appeared in the championship game since 1996.
Hall Of Famers
The Steelers will be inducting two of their legends into the Hall of Fame this year. Coach Bill Cowher and Safety Troy Polamalu.
Cowher coached the Steelers from 1992-2006. During those years he went 149-90-1 and also won a Super Bowl. Polamalu, on the other hand, played 12 seasons as a safety for the organization and is arguably one of the best safeties to ever play the game. He managed to end his career with 32 interceptions, 14 forced fumbles, 770 tackles, 12 sacks, 100 passes defended and three touchdowns.
The Cowboys will be inducting their former coach, Jimmy Johnson. Johnson coached 80 games for the organization from 1989-1993. He managed a 44-36 record and brought two Super Bowl victories to Dallas.
Dallas and Pittsburgh have both competed In the Hall of Fame game before. They both hold a 3-3 record. The last time the Cowboys took the field Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium was in 2017 while the Steelers were in 2015.
Their Super Bowl odds for the 2020 season are on different ends of the odds board as the Cowboys are at +1800 and the Steelers are at +3300.
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