The National Football League has presented the Vince Lombardi Trophy to many teams over the years. There are three teams that have won more championships than any other franchise in NFL history. The Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco Forty Niners, and Pittsburgh Steelers have won more Super Bowls than any other team in the history of The National Football League. Let’s take a close look at each winning franchise.
The Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys have won five Super Bowls. The Cowboys won their first championship back in 1972 over The Miami Dolphins. They went on to win their next championship in 1978 over The Denver Broncos. Both historic wins took place under the coaching and leadership of Tom Landry.
Fifteen years would pass before The Cowboys would win another Super Bowl. Jimmy Johnson became the first coach to win a collegiate national championship and a professional world championship in football. The Cowboys won The Super Bowl in 1993 and 1994. Barry Switzer coached The Cowboys to another Super Bowl winning performance in 1996.
The San Francisco Forty Niners
The San Francisco Forty Niners have also won five Super Bowl Championships. This prestigious organization won their first Super Bowl back in 1982 over The Cincinnati Bengals. They would win their next championship in 1985 against The Miami Dolphins. The Forty Niners would go on to win championships in 1989, 1990, and 1995. The Forty Niners will always be remembered for their high powered offensive schemes.
The Pittsburgh Steelers
The Pittsburgh Steelers has won more National Football League championships than any other team. This franchise has won six championships. They have participated in some of the most exciting Super Bowl games in the history of the league. Many experts suggest that The Steelers had the best defensive line in the seventies.
The Steelers won The Lombardi trophy in 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 2006, and 2009. Their championship victory in 2009 was exciting and memorable. They edged The Arizona Cardinals by four points.
Many teams have been awarded The Vince Lombardi Trophy throughout the history of The National Football League. The Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, and San Francisco Forty Niners have won more championships than any team. All three franchises are associated with some of the best Super Bowl winning performances in The NFL.