Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 2/10/12
The Dallas Cowboys are without a doubt no longer “America’s Team.”  The Dallas franchise was given that nickname in 1978 when the narrator of the teams highlight film opened the program by stating that “They appear on television so often that their faces are as familiar to the public as presidents and movie stars. They are the Dallas Cowboys, America’s Team.”   From that moment on the term America’s team has been synonymous with the Cowboys.  And although current Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and quarterback Tony Romo are constantly plastered all over the TV is anyone really buying that the Cowboys are still America’s team? To add fuel to the fire Yahoo Sports contributor Zack Wassink recently wrote an article stating that the New York Giant’s were America’s team.  That’s hard to argue seeing how the events of 9-11 united our Nation the fact that the Giants have won two Super Bowls since.  But fair is fair, so we’ll let the fans decide.  If the Dallas Cowboys aren’t America’s team then who is?  Here are three possible candidates. New York Giants:  As mentioned previously the Giants have won two Super Bowls in the last four years and have done so with humility.  Neither time [...]
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