The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team based in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. They compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's National Football Conference (NFC) East division. The team was established on January 28, 1960, and has played its home games at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, since its opening in 2009. They have had a lot of success over the years, including an NFL-record streak of 20 consecutive winning seasons from 1966 to 1985. During their big years of the 1970s, the Cowboys were led by Pro Football Hall of Fame members such as quarterback Roger Staubach, tackle Rayfield Wright, defensive tackles Bob Lilly and Randy White, defensive back Mel Renfro, and running back Tony Dorsett. The team has a large fan base and is considered one of the top ranking professional American football sports franchises in the world.