Washington Redskins Vs Dallas Cowboys: The Old Time Rivalry in Week 1

September 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There have been great rivalries in sports for nearly a century.
Red Sox and Yankees.
Dodgers and Giants.
Bears and Packers.
Ohio State and Michigan.
When mentioning all-time great rivalries, it is almost impossible to not include the Cowboys and Redkins. Best of all, they are meeting in Week 1.
Coach Mike Shanahan is making his first appearance as a regular season head coach for a team not named the Denver Broncos since 1995.
Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb is making his first start for a team not named the Eagles in his career.
One thing McNabb has experience with more than the experienced Shanahan is that he has played in the NFC East his entire career and is no stranger to the Dallas Cowboys. 
Both teams have been filled with some offseason drama. The Shanahan-Haynesworth squabble caused hundreds of articles to be written about the Redskins. The Patrick Crayton drama filled the news for Dallas. Now with the season starting tomorr...

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