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Would the Cowboys-Redskins rivalry still feel the same to you if the Redskins changed their name?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Red Dragon, Mar 29, 2014.

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  1. Red Dragon

    Red Dragon Well-Known Member

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    I think it would feel permanently different, especially if the Washington team also changed their uniform as well.
  2. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    I don't think it would change anything. The only difference maker in our rivalry is if either or both teams are playoff contenders. And that is usually just the fans getting fired up. Not sure the rivalry means much to the current players any more.
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  3. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Why would it feel different?
  4. noshame

    noshame Who wouldn't follow me?

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    Its all about that nasty city with me. Team name doesn't matter
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  5. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    No, not at all. It's Cowboys/Redskins and it should remain that way.
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  6. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    Is it blasphemy to not care about that rivalry? Because I just don't. I know they've had great classic games. I always hope Dallas beats them for the division stuff & all that but that's about it.

    I do think they will have to change their name.
  7. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Benched

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    Of course it would feel different. But I'd still hate them more than any other team in sports. They'd still have the same idiot fans that are obsessed 24/7/365 with the Cowboys.

    I think Coach Landry wouldn't want a name change either

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  8. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    You'd feel different if both teams played meaningful games against each other.
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  9. guag

    guag Are you ready for PAIN? Zone Supporter

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    Does a bear deficate in the woods?
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  10. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun... Zone Supporter

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    Every game that the Redskins and Cowboys play are meaningful games. Just because it's not in your Superbowl fantasy does not mean that the game does not matter! They hate each other....except when the Cowboys release an old player, then the Redskins snatch them up.
  11. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    It's wouldn't be Cowboys and Indians anymore (assuming they didn't stick with a similar name).
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  12. AmericasTeam81

    AmericasTeam81 Active Member

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    Why should the redskins change their name?
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  13. BanditHiro

    BanditHiro Well-Known Member

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    why is this even an issue? the only thing i would find insulting if i was a Native America is the fact that the Redskins are represented by such a crappy team and franchise.
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  14. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Pretty much. Hey, we're honored and all but could you please not suck?
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  15. casmith07

    casmith07 I'm the best poster in the game!

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    lol, spoken like someone who's never been to DC.

    But to answer the question, no, it won't matter. They will always be burgundy and gold and I will always hate the Washington football organization, no matter what they're called.
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  16. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Benched

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    If you dont think a name change would change the rivalry, you just dont understand . . . . . . . .

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  17. casmith07

    casmith07 I'm the best poster in the game!

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    None of that matters, though.

    They'll still be in burgundy and gold. Still owned by Snyder. Still will be the worst team in professional sports history.

    I couldn't care less if they were the Washington Marsupials. I'll hate 'em.
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  18. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Which means what?

    There are plenty of rivalries outside of Dallas and Washington, no Cowboys or Indians involved.
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  19. AmericasTeam81

    AmericasTeam81 Active Member

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    I hope they cave to the PC police
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  20. Corso

    Corso Well-Known Member

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    Dang right!
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