There was a time when the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins comprised one of the NFL's fiercest and most notable rivalries. All of the cliches about "throw the records out the window when these two hook up" really did apply. There was no love lost between the teams. Cowboys players like Staubach and Lilly really did despise those Redskins. The coaches didn't like them either. And the feeling was mutual. It was, most fans thought, a rivalry for the ages. Great stories exist between the two franchises, stories that date back to the very birth of the Dallas Cowboys. While original Cowboys' owner Clint Murchison was trying to bring the NFL to Dallas, he bought the rights to the Redskins' anthem, "Hail to the Redskins." Murchison threatened to prevent the Redskins from using the song unles ...
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