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He Said: A Cowboys Fan in a Redskins World

I have been a Dallas Cowboys fan since 1977.  During that time, I was living in Portsmouth, VA.  I was born and have spent most of my life in the Washington, DC area.  It has been a tough ride being a Cowboys fan in a Redskins world.  Since I am a proud fan, I rep my team.  I always get challenged and questioned as to why I’m a Dallas fan:  “Have you ever been to Dallas?   Where are you from?  Name a player other Tony Romo! Where do the Cowboys play?”  It’s crazy to hear the same old mundane questions.  I actually think Redskins fans know more about my team than they do about their own team based on the questions I get.  I do have to admit that some bandwagon Cowboys fans misrepresent us with their lack of knowledge and unwillingness to support the team in hard times.  But for tried and true fans like myself, it has been a pleasure to cheer on America’s Team week after week, win or lose. Continue reading


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