“We Hate Them” Ex-Eagle DT Cedric Thornton Speaks On Former Team

    After spending the first five years of his career with the , defensive joined the division rival this . After a four-year $17 million deal with Dallas, Thornton immediately scanned the schedule searching for the first time he'd get to see his former team.

    Anytime Dallas and Philly gets together is special, but Cedric Thornton now has some added incentive towards making plays on Sunday night.

    Now on the other side of the vaunted Cowboys/Eagles , Thornton made it loud and clear how he feels about that team in Philadelphia. Cowboys Headlines - 2016 Breakout Candidates: Cedric Thornton

    “We hate them,” Thornton told Todd Archer of .com when asked about how he and the Cowboys viewed the 4-2 Eagles. Adding that he still has friends on the team who he talks with regularly, Thornton made sure to note that the hatred is “nothing personal.”

    When asked how he felt about the of the Cowboys/Eagles rivalry, Thornton compared it to the fights between a little and big brother. The Cowboys, of course, are the big brother of the . With 5 rings and more division titles than anyone in the East, they have long been the dominant force which thwarted the Eagles.

    The little brother Eagles would love nothing more than to knock off the Cowboys in their own place, taking over first place of the East, and proving that their rookie is the better of the two in the division.

    Cedric Thornton has performed pretty well in limited snaps this year, but I expect him to show even more improvement and make his biggest impact yet this Sunday against his former team.

    Kevin Brady
    Kevin Brady
    Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.


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