It was abundantly clear, just by tuning into the Cowboys-Steelers game on Sunday, that there were a good deal of Pittsburgh fans in Arlington. Owner and general manager Jerry Jones said that’s just fine by him.
“Well, it wasn’t almost 50 percent, just so you know,” Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News. “We got it counted. It was about 15,000. They’re loud and they’re great. I thought our team did a great job of strategically holding them at bay today and keeping them kind of quiet most of the ballgame. We’re glad to have them here, though.”
It was the largest crowd all season, with just south of 96,000 people in attendance.
“I was told by all of my people here in tickets and in the stadium that we were going to have a lot of fans there,” Jones said. “Well, we’re used to dealing with that ourselves on the road a little bit. There are a lot of Cowboy fans that are on the road for us. We’ve actually played them where I thought we had half the stadium before, so I have an appreciation for the stadiums.”
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