Cowboys Fan Chris Christie Watches Game from Jerry Jones’ Box
Last night was pretty much a total loss for the Philadelphia Eagles. The team fell into a 21-0 hole in the first half but rallied to take a 24-21 lead — only to lose lose to the hated Cowboys, 35-27. Making it worse, after two consecutive losses the Eagles are now likely to miss the playoffs after starting the season 9-3.
Making it even worse: Chris Christie was in the owner’s box with the Cowboys’ Jerry Jones! How will Christie-loving Northeast Philly Republicans vote in 2016 now?!
Christie has been a Cowboys fan since 1971, not coincidentally the year the Cowboys won Super Bowl VI. Christie, who is from Newark, says it was one player who made his decision — not the team’s success.
“I’m a Dallas Cowboys fan,” Christie told NFL Network in 2013. “I saw Roger Staubach play for the first time, and this was 1971, and I became a huge Staubach fan. And as a result, a Cowboys fan, and I’ve been one ever since.”
Meanwhile, Philadelphia City Councilman and possible mayoral candidate Jim Kenney took some shots at Christie as well.
Chris Christie is sitting on his very fat ass next to Jerry Jones in his box at the Linc. You suck! Kissing Texas ass for 2016! Awful!
— Jim Kenney (@JimFKenney) December 15, 2014
Sadly, the Eagles did not re-open the Eagles Court jail and put Christie in there for crimes against fandom last night.
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