If the always underdog Washington Redskins hope to beat the Dallas Cowboys in Dallas on a Monday night, they better show up ready to play. As far as division rivalries go, there are no rivalries bigger than Redskins vs. Cowboys. There can’t be. Nobody 10 years old ever ran around playing “Packers and Bears” with their neighborhood friends, did they?
But Cowboys and Indians…oh boy. Now there was a fight. Of course unlike the rest of America, in my Maryland neighborhood everybody wanted to be a Native American and send an arrow right through the heart of the scummy cowpokes with the funny hats.
So, now that I’m all grown up (physically, at least) I live for the twice a year showdown between my beloved Redskins and the Evil Cowboys. Not the most popular stance for a guy now living in Austin, Texas, let me tell you.
So without any further ado, here are the four keys to a Washington victory this Monday.