Last October, wide receiver Jared Green watched the Dallas Cowboys defeat his Carolina Panthers 19-14. Green, who was on Carolina's practice squad, wasn't playing in the game, but he was thinking about how things might have been different had he signed with the Cowboys, another team that showed interest in him following the 2012 NFL Draft.
After not getting any playing time during his first year in the NFL, the undrafted rookie free agent out of Southern University got a second chance to join the Cowboys in January.
At that point, not even his father's 20-year Hall of Fame career with the rival Washington Redskins could prevent him from signing to the Cowboys' reservefuture list.
"I'm proud to be a Dallas Cowboy," Green recently said.
Green was six-years-old when the Cowboys won their last Super Bowl. He said he watched that game wearing a Michael Irvin jersey. Not a big deal for some, but a pretty significant clothing choice considering his father is Darrell Green.
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