There’s an old saying: “Familiarity breeds contempt”. Nowhere is that axiom more appropriate than the Cowboys-Redskins rivalry, arguably the greatest in NFL history. These two division rivals have met at least once every year since the Cowboys joined the league in 1960, a total of 108 games heading into Monday Night’s game at AT&T Stadium.
No wonder these two teams hate each other!
My favorite Cowboys-Redskins story involves two of my all-time Cowboys heroes, Cliff Harris and Charlie Waters. These two guys were the dynamic duo of the Cowboys defensive backfield in the 1970’s. They both played safety. They were like Batman & Robin, Frick & Frack, Cookies & Cream….well, you get the idea.
Cliff & Charlie were also Cowboys-to-the-core, having played their entire professional careers in Dallas, Cliff from 1970-1979 and Charlie from 1970-1981.
The 1970’s was the best decade of the rivalry because there were strong personalities on…
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