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Boo-Birds Prevail, Flag Erected in Cowboys Stadium

NBCDFW.com

The Dallas Cowboys have a permanent American flag inside their nearly $1.2 billion stadium in time for their annual Thanksgiving game.

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The Dallas Cowboys now  have a permanent American flag inside their nearly $1.2 billion stadium just in time for their annual Thanksgiving game.

Spokesman Brett Daniels said Wednesday that owner Jerry Jones heard the growing chorus of fans criticizing the team for not having a flag permanently displayed inside cavernous Cowboys Stadium.

Rest assured Old Glory is already in place, we saw the flag being hoisted into the rafters at the stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

The Cowboys used a giant flag the size of the field for the first regular-season game, and the huge video boards hanging over the field usually show the flag during the national anthem, but the issue became a hot topic when no flag was displayed before a high school playoff game two weekends ago.

Dallas plays Oakland on Thanksgiving Day. Parking lots open at 10 a.m., plazas open at noon, gates open at 1 p.m. and kick off is set for 3:15 p.m.

The next home game is Dec. 13 against the San Diego Chargers.

Video: Flag Hoisted Into Rafters

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