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Dallas Cowboys Set To Play In Pro Football Hall Of Fame Game Against Arizona Cardinals

Dallas Cowboys Set To Play In Pro Football Hall Of Fame Game Against Arizona Cardinals

The Dallas Cowboys found out that they would be involved in the 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame’s festivities when Owner/President/General Manager Jerry Jones was elected as part of this year’s class, but now we know that the team will be a part of it as well – the Dallas Cowboys are playing in this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Game.

Pro Football HOF on Twitter

BREAKING NEWS: The @dallascowboys will play the @AZCardinals in the Hall of Fame Game! #PFHOF17

America’s Team will be kicking off against the Arizona Cardinals in the first act of what ends up being sort of boring competitive play for the 2017 NFL season. Typically teams for the Hall of Fame Game are chosen to represent a particular enshrinee. The Cowboys are obviously there on behalf of Jerry Jones, and the Arizona Cardinals are there in representation of 2017 inductee quarterback Kurt Warner.

The Hall of Fame Game will have a new look to it as well. It was announced in the final days of 2016 that – for the first time in NFL History – the Hall of Fame Game would take place on the Thursday leading up to the weekend. This is, of course, in response to the fiasco surrounding the 2016 Hall of Fame Game which saw the field too unfit for players after a Saturday’s worth of induction ceremonies. Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys – just like the manner that put him in the Hall of Fame to begin with – are making history once more.

With the game being on Thursday as opposed to Sunday the Cowboys’ Training Camp schedule is likely to be altered by a few days, details that we’ll have for you once available here at Inside The Star. The NFL is an ever-changing series of events, and the Hall of Fame Game is one of the premier ones.

Joe Trahan on Twitter

@Dallascowboys playing in the Hall of Fame game means #Cowboys get extra week of training camp. #WFAACowboys

The game will take place on August 3rd, 2017 with the official enshrinements following two days later on Saturday, August 5th. We have yet to find out who will be Jerry Jones’ inductor into football’s most elite fraternity, but personally I think we might see the first ever daughter to do the honors.

Dallas’ appearance in the NFL’s annual kickoff will mark their 6th time playing in the Hall of Fame Game, which will tie them with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most. The last time we saw Dallas in this field of play was in 2013, which featured Cowboys legend Larry Allen going in along with former Cowboys Head Coach Bill Parcells, against the Miami Dolphins.

Tell us what you think about “Dallas Cowboys Set To Play In Pro Football Hall Of Fame Game Against Arizona Cardinals” in the comments below. You can also email me at RJ.Ochoa@SlantSports.com, or Tweet to me at @RJOchoa!

RJ Ochoa

I like long walks on the beach, mystery novels, no just kidding those suck. The Dallas Cowboys were put on this earth for us all to love and appreciate. I do that 24/7/365. I also love chicken parmesan. Let's roll. @RJOchoa if you wanna shout!

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  1. dallas1966

    February 25, 2017 at 12:12 pm

    Thanks RJ. I hoping, the Cowboys also, make history, by being the first team to win the Super Bowl, that was selected to play in the inaugural pre-season football game, in Canton.

    No team selected as went on to win the Super Bowl. The last team to come close was the Cincinnati Bengals team, in 1988, that beat the Los Angeles Rams. After the 1988 season, the Bengals, went on to represent the AFC, in Super Bowl 23, the famous joe montana’s quote, regarding john candy, prior to throwing the winning TD, to wideout john taylor, to win the Super Bowl for the 49’ers.
    Hopefully, this is the year, the Cowboys brakes the curse, since it’s Jerry, that is being enshrined. In addition, to being Coach Garrett, 7th season, as head coach.

    After 21 years, it’s time to send a message to the NFL, the Cowboys are back in town!!!

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