Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/3/12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 8: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants drops back to pass against the San Diego Chargers at Giants Stadium on November 8, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Chargers defeated the Giants 21-20. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Let me start by stating I am a die-hard, true blue Dallas Cowboy fan. It all started in 1983 when I saw my first Cowboys game. I was nine. Since then I’ve been hooked. I haven’t missed a Sunday of football in 25 years and haven’t missed a Cowboys game since 1992. I live in central New Jersey and hate the New York Giants. Always have, always will.     It was hell for me to watch my beloved No. 1 seed Dallas Cowboys lose to the New York Giants in the playoffs at Texas Stadium in 2007. To add to my grief the hated Giants go on to win the Super Bowl.     2011 wasn’t any better. I still have nightmares of Miles Austin losing that ball in the lights at Dallas Cowboys Stadium dropping the pass that if caught, would have given the Cowboys the division title and sent the Giants packing. Instead, that win propelled the Giants to the division title and once again the Cowboys missed the playoffs. That game still makes me physically ill when I think about it.     It got worse. The New York ...
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