In the short history of Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, there has been only one smaller crowd than the one attending the Jacksonville-Dallas game on Sunday. The Cowboys, of course, lost that game 35-17, and the relatively few fans that did attend were predictably displeased with the effort. Some of them booed. Some of them jeered. And some of them, in a curious and kind of funny twist, chanted “Let’s go Rangers.”
The Rangers, as you may have heard, were playing the San Francisco Giants in game five of the World Series on Sunday night at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
"They're playing in the World Series that's the ultimate goal," said Jason Witten, per the Dallas Morning News "This is a sports town and you appreciate that. It's frustrating because it would've been a neat time if both teams were winning."
After the 35-17 loss to Jacksonville, the Cowboys are 1-6, and have little (if any) hope of winning a playoff berth this season.
"We haven't really given the fans a whole lot to be proud of," Witten said. "That's part of playing the game. You understand the boos are coming ... I feel bad that we're letting them down and we're not playing better football."
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