Texas Stadium was an American football stadium located in Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. The stadium opened on September 17, 1971. It served as the home field of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys from 1971 to 2008, and had a seating capacity of 65,675. In 2009, the stadium was replaced as home of the Cowboys by the $1.15 billion AT&T Stadium, which completed construction and officially opened on May 27, 2009 in Arlington, Texas. The stadium was demolished by a controlled implosion on April 11, 2010.