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Ahh, the NFC East. So full of trash talk and rivalry for so long. I thought I have witnessed all of it, until now.
The official Blog of the Washington Redskins featured a blog post this morning that shows that fans of the Redskins and Giants have their own special in a Dallas area pizzeria. How nice, right? Think again. For fans of said teams, the “special” is a whopping $863.49 for a slice of Pizza and and ice cold fountain drink, in which taxes and additional toppings are extra
What a steal!
The price of the usual meal runs for $3.50, so the special is an extreme markup of 24,500 percent. No wonder the place is called Extreme Pizza!
Here’s a picture of the sign that Extreme Pizza hung in it’s windows on Wednesday’s Giants/Cowboys kickoff game in which Dallas was victorious.
Photo via Fox Sports Southwest
Doh! I guess the employee that typed this up at extreme didn’t realize the apostrophes weren’t needed!
We assume this a joke – but in that division, you never know!
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