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    Dozens of die-hard Cowboys fans flew out Wednesday to Minneapolis to see Thursday night's matchup against the Vikings. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016)

    Dozens of die-hard Dallas Cowboys fans flew out Wednesday to Minneapolis to see Thursday night's matchup against the Minnesota Vikings.

    The team took off in an American Airlines plane at about 2 p.m., in pursuit of their 11th straight win.

    Right across the street at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, fans decked out in Cowboys gear were catching their own flights.

    For Dawn Douglas, it's a bit of a homecoming – and a house divided.

    She grew up in Minneapolis as a Vikings fan. But living in Dallas for 21 years has converted her.

    "Why wouldn't you be a Cowboys fan? C'mon!" Douglas said, laughing. "There's a huge rivalry there."

    She and John Castro didn't think twice about taking the trip.

    "It's one of those things if you don't do it, you're going to miss it, so we got invited and we took them up on it!" Castro said.

    Scott Pittman's family has had Cowboys season tickets every year since 1969. He goes to every home game and one away game.

    "Been planning this for about six months," Pittman said, about going to Minneapolis. "It's like the Cowboys of the 90s. It's fun like it used to be."

    Fun whether you're in the stands – or on the field.

    "It's awesome. I've never been a part of a team that has chemistry like this one. It's definitely exciting just looking forward to the future," said Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley.

    You can catch the Cowboys play the Vikings on NBC 5. Kickoff is at 7:25 p.m.

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