Main as much as a battle between NFC East rivals on Monday Night time Soccer, Philadelphia Eagles first-year head coach Nick Sirianni determined so as to add some gas to the fireplace earlier than his facet squared off towards the Dallas Cowboys.
Sirianni was noticed sporting a “Beat Dallas” shirt whereas assembly with the media throughout the week.
Cowboys proprietor, president and common supervisor Jerry Jones observed Sirianni’s shirt and determined to speak about it throughout an look on 105.3 The Fan on Friday afternoon.
“Nicely, pay attention, I’ve had sufficient of… Over time Philadelphia, they take such satisfaction in creating slogans and creating several types of expressions,” Jones mentioned on the radio present. “My hero is Drew Pearson for standing up there in Philadelphia and simply placing it on them when it comes to what’s there.”
Jones added: “Make no mistake about it. That conjures up their fan base. It most likely conjures up their gamers. There isn’t any rougher place to play in the entire nation than Philadelphia. No query, they’re an incredible rival.”
Eagles proper deal with Lane Johnson mentioned that Sirianni confirmed the gamers a video of the historical past between the 2 groups previous to apply on Thursday. The top coach mentioned that he doesn’t care if it offers bulletin board materials to the opposition.
“I am positive they are going to have the image of this shirt on there. And that is superb. That is about an incredible rivalry. And meaning so much to this metropolis, meaning so much to our constructing,” Sirianni mentioned. “And it is a division sport. And with the rivalry and it being a division sport, I do not know if anybody wants — our facet, their facet wants any extra bulletin board materials or if it is even going to assist as a result of we all know how large the rivalry is and the way a lot it means to each side.
“I am unable to inform you what number of occasions since I have been right here having an interplay with a fan, it is, like, ‘Hey, beat Dallas.’ And I believe that is actually cool. I believe that is superior. So actually love the truth that I will partake on this rivalry.”