Found August 28, 2013 on Cold Hard Football Facts:
The Dallas Cowboys remain the NFL's best team on opening day, powered largely by a record streak of 17 straight Week 1 wins from 1965 to 1981. Even Tony Romo's Cowboys have gone 4-2 out of the gate.
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