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Nov 22, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) throws throws the ball away to avoid the sack from Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher (97) during a game on Thanksgiving at Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIRE

Texas Needs To Disown Griffin III

As I skimmed the Twitter feeds before the Thanksgiving day massacre, I noticed a lot of self-proclaimed Cowboys fans saying they cheer for Robert Griffin III every week except when the Redskins play Dallas. I pose one question to you people that fall under this category. How dare you? I don’t see any way you could cheer for a division rival at any point of the season, let alone a team as despised as the Redskins are.

When Griffin was drafted by Washington I knew there were going to be problems. Leading up to the turkey day game, the talk was more about Griffin coming back “home” and less about the X’s and O’s. You can’t put what he did at Baylor under the rug and forget about it by any means, but the college game is the National Football League’s little brother. I don’t know about all of you, but in my house the big brother was always first in the pecking order. Griffin’s accomplishments at Baylor need to be classified as history and let’s move on to what really matters here…the NFL.

Nov 22, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) throws a touchdown pass during the second quarter of the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving at Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-US PRESSWIRE

I know a lot of what I have to say here is going to make you Dallas/Texas natives angry. Well, frankly it needs to be said. The truth cuts to the core. With every touchdown throw Griffin made yesterday my blood boiled and if you dare call yourself a Cowboys fan you better have felt the same. The Redskins/Cowboys rivalry goes back too far for anything so young, like Griffin, to change how true fans feel about that. Terms of endearment like “RG3″ for example should not be used. If you notice throughout my post, and from here until he stops playing for a divisional rival, Robert Griffin III will be called by his name and nothing else.

While I’m blowing off steam, why can’t Jason Garrett show any kind of emotion? Throughout the entire first half beating he showed no emotion. How could you not be seething Garrett? Get in someone’s face and let them know getting beat that badly is not okay. That’s the kind of presence Dallas needs, not a yes-man like Garrett. Bill Cowher any one?

Now that I have all of you so-called Cowboys fans mad, and you should be, here is what needs to be done for the remainder of the season. Use the rest of the season to get your heads right, because we all know after the beating Dallas took on Thanksgiving we can pretty much cash in any playoff hopes. Might as well do something constructive as we all watch the hole get deeper and deeper, right?

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