- Troy Aikman considers the 1994 NFC Championship Game loss to the 49ers as his proudest moment with the Cowboys
- Despite being down 21-0 in the first quarter, the Cowboys displayed resilience and greatness
- The game solidified the Cowboys' status as one of the NFL's all-time great teams
Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman reveals that his proudest moment with the team was not one of their Super Bowl wins, but a loss to the San Francisco 49ers in the 1994 NFC Championship Game. Despite being down 21-0 in the first quarter and 31-14 at halftime, Aikman believes that the Cowboys’ resilience and determination in that game showcased their greatness as a team. This loss ultimately validated their status as champions. Aikman’s perspective sheds light on the competitive nature of the Cowboys-49ers rivalry and the significance of that game as a defining moment in his career.