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We Love the Jersey, Not the Player

Published by on May 6, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

“We love the jersey, not the player.”

Such a simple statement for any sports fan. Are you going to up and switch your team loyalties simply because your favorite player was released, traded or retired?

One would certainly hope not.

The most recent occurrences of this happening are of course in the cases of Brian Dawkins and Brett Favre.

Nearly every Philadelphia Eagles fan that I’ve spoken to has, with good reason, lamented over the loss of free safety and emotional leader Brian “BDawk” Dawkins. It’s all well and fine that you have some overwhelming feel of loyalty and respect toward him but it’s time to face facts—he is now the enemy.


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