Texas Hold ‘Em: Houston Texans, Dallas Cowboys Have Higher Stakes Than Ever

September 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It was a mere eight years ago on a September night when the newly formed Houston Texans pulled a season-opening stunner over their in-state rival Dallas Cowboys 19-10.  Since then, however, the luck has been on the side of the silver and blue.
On Sunday afternoon, the tables may turn in dramatic fashion.
The script couldn't be better.  You have a Cowboys team that entered the season with Super Bowl expectations that are exacerbated because the Super Bowl will be held in Dallas this season. 
Tony Romo is lauded as the All-American quarterback, drawing in fans with his backwards hat style and boyish grin.  Miles Austin shines as the newest football Kardashian.  Dez Bryant walks with a swagger most rookies don't have. 
And there may never be a more player friendly coach than Wade Phillips.  Jerry Jones is one of the hardest working and most innovative owners in the sport; his new mammoth stadium hailing as the cathedral of gridiron g...

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