The Washington Redskins will have Darrel Young in the lineup Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys despite a nagging hamstring injury.
Jerry Jones is expected to fire Jason Garrett and the Cowboys coaching staff unless Dallas wins the NFC East and makes the playoffs according to a report.
Sunday’s Redskins-Cowboys rivalry game won’t have any of the drama of last year’s showdown for the NFC East title, but for seven of the nine pre-Shanahan Era Redskins, it could be their final game in Washington as a member of the team.
Anthony Armstrong has the perspective of having played for each team in the longstanding Redskins-Cowboys rivalry. With the two facing off this weekend, he made note of fan tendencies from each fanbase, which seem to support the stereotypes.
You’re doing it for all of those fans in the past, who have died just a little bit on the inside, following a loss.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.
Roger Staubach is a fan of the Dallas Cowboys. And like most fans of America’s Team, he’s a bit disappointed.
Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
The vocal, aggregate angst from Cowboys fans is quite understandable. While you would be right to direct your anger at some well-heeled Cowboys, Tony Romo isn’t one of them. In fact, he is the reason you really matter.