Fightin’ words from Philly: Writer takes shots at Jerry, the star & Landry’s hat

This story was featured yesterday by The Boys Are Back blog. It showed up this afternoon in the Dallas Morning News. Click HERE to read the original post from TBAB.
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Buddy Ryan: He's notorious for allegedly putting out a bounty on Cowboys kicker Luis Zendejas, who was cut by the Eagles earlier in the year, before their game on Thanksgiving Day in 1989.
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Buddy Ryan: He’s notorious for allegedly putting out a bounty on Cowboys kicker Luis Zendejas, who was cut by the Eagles earlier in the year, before their game on Thanksgiving Day in 1989.
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Rocky Balboa: Philadelphia's most celebrated hometown athlete of all-time, who has a statue in his honor, isn't even real.
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Rocky Balboa: The city’s most celebrated hometown athlete of all-time, who has a statue in his honor, isn’t even real.
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Phillie Phanatic: This green, fuzzy mascot is conundrum to figure. Is it a bird? A long-lost muppet? Or an ant eater?
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Phillie Phanatic: This green, fuzzy mascot is conundrum to figure. Is it a bird? A long-lost muppet? Or an ant eater?
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Michael Irvin: After Bounty Bowl I and II, Philly fans sunk to a new low when Michael Irvin was cheered while laying motionless on the Veteran Stadium turf with a spinal injury in 1999.
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Michael Irvin: After Bounty Bowl I and II, Philly fans sunk to a new low when Michael Irvin was cheered while laying motionless on the Veteran Stadium turf with a spinal injury in 1999.
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Santa Claus: In December 1968, Eagles fans booed and threw snow balls at jolly St. Nick during the season finale at Franklin Field.
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Santa Claus: In December 1968, Eagles fans booed and threw snow balls at jolly St. Nick during the season finale at Franklin Field.
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Nnamdi Asomugha: As quick as the Cowboys became the favorites to land coveted free agent, the Eagles swooped in to take him right at the last moment for five years worth $60 million.
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Nnamdi Asomugha: As quick as the Cowboys became the favorites to land coveted free agent, the Eagles swooped in to take him right at the last moment for five years worth $60 million.

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