When you consult with yourself as “America’s Team,” have a bunch of loud superstars and a loudmouthed proprietor, and win three Super Bowls in 4 years, you’re going to garner quite a lot of hatred.
In Deion Sanders’ debut, no matter the Cowboys being up 28-13 late in the sport, they dialed up a deep cross strive from Troy Aikman to Sanders. It was barely overthrown, falling incomplete, nevertheless, the alternative was met with suggestions of unsportsmanlike habits after the sport. It was this brash self-importance and flashy play mannequin (see Michael Irvin) that rubbed many the flawed means.
Sanders, Aikman, Irvin, Emmitt Smith, proprietor Jerry Jones… it was a boastful, however worthwhile, spectacle — a perfect recipe to becoming a villain. And let’s not neglect The White House.