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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  • httrhttrhttr

    haha – cowboy butthurt – take out your rage with rg3-hate. you guys would sell out your moms. he’s a good guy, he plays well, you guys beat yourselves as much as the redskins beat you. turn that hate on your own losers first before you blame the winners like rg3….

  • Krazy Cowboy

    We need Dion Jordan,Jarvis Jones We need dem QB runna Killas!

  • vaboysfan

    I agree. I live in the DC area and have to hear all the crap about what’s his name (my version). How in the hell can ANY Cowboy fan root for a player on a division rival especially the skins. Geez…makes my gag writing this. If you’re gonna root for a rival player root for their team. Not needed here…just saying.

    • DALLAS SUCKS

      get out of DC…we don’t want any cowboy fans living here…grab your brokeback boots, hat and pickup truck and get the hell out!!!

  • REDSKINS FOREVER

    cowboys fans always have something to say…always got something to cry about…get over it…HAIL TO THE REDSKINS!!!

  • John M. Barkley

    You absolutely should be mad. I know I don’t want you scumbags hopping on our burgundy and gold bandwagon, either.

  • John Stratford

    Change the title, Implying Texas isn’t owned by the Texans.

  • http://twitter.com/THE_SkinsSource Frederick Brown

    LOL!!! How you going to say they have to disown that man?? Whats wrong with wanting to see a good person succeed at life? Is football rivalries that serious that you arent allowed to want them to do well? Guess thats the Cowboys for ya… Hail Skins!

  • JD

    HTTR

  • Shawn Adams

    Good to know there are Dallas fans out there who are as fired up for our matches each year as we are. Look, in all honesty, your head coach needs to go. I am sorry …just to much done this year to prove he is NOT a head coach, offensive coordinator sure, but he is just not HC material. We still have a long way to go here as well, our secondary is atrocious and almost let you right back into the game. But at least we have a QB now that gives us some hope. HTTR!!