There has been a great deal of talk about Dallas’s humiliating first game loss to San Francisco.
The 49ers took their foot off the gas in the second half, but by the time that happened it was too late for the Cowboys to recover.
The affair ended with a 28 – 17 loss for the home team.
At least, I think it was the home team.
One look at fans who turned up at the stadium and you’d almost swear you were in San Francisco.
Embarrassing losses happen, whether they are on the road or at your home stadium.
However it is hard to ignore the pointedly absent Dallas Cowboys fans, and a “sea of red” during the first game of the season.
It’s also hard to ignore the fact that “America’s Team” has been mediocre bordering on terrible since the 1990s.
— SB Nation (@SBNation) September 8, 2014
Perhaps the breaking point has finally happened for the Dallas faithful. If that’s the case then the turnout for the season opener does not bode well for future events.
If away support is able to take over during the first game of the season, one of the most important games in any football season, there’s no reason to expect things to improve as the season progresses.
Jerry Jones may have somehow not noticed that his stadium was taken over by 49ers fans.
But as the Cowboys’ fans continue to distance themselves from the once beloved franchise, it won’t be long before even he notices that the home team isn’t exactly at home.
The question then becomes whether or not there is anything the unpopular owner can do to turn the tide of disgruntled Dallas fans back in his favor.
— DFW Sports News (@SportsDayDFW) September 7, 2014
The Tennessee Titans will play host to the Dallas Cowboys when the two teams meet on September 14th.
Perhaps Cowboys fans will find a way to make their presence known in a way they failed to do this Sunday.