Cowboys fans could be storming the Coliseum

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America’s Team could soon be taking over America’s second biggest city.

The Rams have issued a reminder that tickets to Saturday night’s game against the Cowboys at the L.A. Coliseuim are available to be purchased. And if Rams fans haven’t Cowboys fans definitely will.

Cowboys fans don’t travel well per se; they’re simply already everywhere. The fact that they’ve had so little postseason success since winning their last Super Bowl 23 years ago is a testament to the power of the brand.

But the last year the Cowboys won the Super Bowl was the first year of a two-decade NFL hiatus from L.A., and a generation of Angelenos grew up free to root for any team, including the one that squatted on a nickname that resonates from coast to coast.

Remember the 2016 preseason game between the Cowboys and Rams that marked the NFL’s return to L.A.? That meaningless game had a postseason vibe. This very meaningful postseason game will have a Super Bowl vibe. And it could feel a lot like a Super Bowl being played in Dallas.

And that could help Dallas secure the ability to play for a berth in the Super Bowl for the first time since January 1996.

60 responses to “Cowboys fans could be storming the Coliseum

  1. I actually like the Rams. But their fan turnout since I’ve went has been horrible. When they played in St. Louis the Niners fans would take over the dome. I was at the week 17 game in LA and there were more Niners fans than Rams fans. You have a good team, Rams fans, support your team.

  2. Not at the astronomical prices being asked. Although I’m sure the more fanatical fans will still eat them up.

  3. Rams fans will say: “There is so much more to do in sunny and warm L.A. than there is in (insert any city anywhere).” Even though the bellyached forever about DESERVING an NFL franchise…no, they don’t.

  4. Anyone could smell this story a mile away. To Florio’s point, it’s not that the Cowboys fans are traveling per se, it’s that they’re everywhere. That’s 100% correct. Another fact that some PC sensitive media outlets maybe reluctant to articulate, the Cowboys have a strong fan base south of the border. And through decades of immigration, that same demographic has a strong presence in California, which is the basis of the Cowboys fan base out West.

    ir vaqueros!

  5. Genius decision moving 2 franchises to the historically bad LA NFL market In the same season. Can’t even sell out a division round playoff game in year 2 at 27,000 seat soccer stadium. Pathetic. Poor San Diego fans.

  6. Wouldn’t surprise me in the least if it’s 50-50 with the cowboy fans. The Rams fans turnouts have always been terrible with the exception of the playoff game with Atlanta last year and the Chiefs Monday night game this year. If they could ever have that kind of consistent presence they could behave a pretty good home-field advantage IMO.

  7. I actually like how the Cowboys match up with the Rams. Donald is a very elite pass rusher but he does have a bit to desire when it comes to run stopping. Goff has already shown he can be flustered against an elite defense, which Dallas has. I like this matchup better than any of the other possibilities.

  8. I somehow overlooked that the game is at the Coliseum NOT in Carson. My comment still stands though. They should never of left San Diego.

  9. marvin1958 says:
    January 7, 2019 at 4:36 pm
    Rams fans will say: “There is so much more to do in sunny and warm L.A. than there is in (insert any city anywhere).” Even though the bellyached forever about DESERVING an NFL franchise…no, they don’t.

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    I must have missed the LA population screaming for an NFL franchise. Seems to me the idea was always met with more of a yawn than a cheer.

  10. Cowboys still don’t seem 100% fully formed, but they could match up well here. Most of the pressure is on the home team, after a dominant season and early playoff exit last year.

    Cowboys may be a smidge below the Bears on defense, but they have a lot more explosive offensive potential. I think they’ll score more than the Bears did and slow the Rams down almost as much.

    I think it’s going to come down to the Cowboys offensive line. They’ll win or lose the game on that battle.

  11. Rams cant beat the Eagles nor Saints, We Did. Cowboys have Kris Richardson as a db/dc coach WHOM he is familiar with the Rams being coming from Seattle as their DC. We also had Tavon Austin whom came from the Rams. Thats just the beginning as We Are The Better Team P E R I O D ! Our Defense is Scary Good! Cowboys 27 Rams 24.

  12. LOL, they won;t even match us Eagles fans for a Week 14 game when it looked like the Eagles were done. If the Eagle splay LA in the NFC Title game, it will be a home game again for the Eagles. As a matter of fact, if the Eagles play Dallas for the title it will be an Eagles home game.

  13. I truly like this matchup. Rams will come out Flat after being off, we are on a momentum ride, it will be like playing a home game, rams cant stop the run ( guess who we have) Our defense is stopping names like Wince, Brees, Wilson Eli, etc …
    Since we got Coop we are 9-1 ish. Rams gong to lose BANK ON IT!

  14. Raiders are still number one, raiders fans are everywhere in the world let alone USA..They haven’t won crap and yet they are in every opponent stadium.

  15. Rams went 7-1 at the Coliseum this year. And Jared Goff had a 116.7 passer rating there.

    It’s still Sean McVay vs Jason Garrett at the pretty important HC battle. And Aaron Donald vs the offensive line that gave up 56 sacks this year.

    Cowboys may be able to run on the Rams but the Rams have advantages of their own.

  16. I like the Cowboys in this one. One of three upsets this weekend. I think the Colts will knock off the Chiefs, and the Chargers to do the unthinkable and upset the Patriots in Foxboro.

    The Saints will put the Eagles out of their misery.

  17. the fact that a team as successful as the rams has to send out a reminder to fans that tickets to the game are still available is painful.

  18. They should’ve just stayed in St. Louis. This has been one big cluster. Even when that new stadium is done, as soon as the Rams start losing again its going to be a 5 billion dollar paper weight. As far as the Chargers go, they may be the best football team in California that no one in California actually cares about…unbelievable.

  19. This is what the NFL wants. They don’t want a loyal fanbase that doesn’t fill a stadium. They want the stadium full and will do whatever it takes to make that happen. Move a team, fix a game or 3, whatever’s clever.

  20. calizcowboyz says:
    January 7, 2019 at 5:13 pm
    I truly like this matchup. Rams will come out Flat after being off, we are on a momentum ride, it will be like playing a home game, rams cant stop the run ( guess who we have) Our defense is stopping names like Wince, Brees, Wilson Eli, etc …
    Since we got Coop we are 9-1 ish. Rams gong to lose BANK ON IT!

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    I think we’ll beat the Eagles again but I don’t see it being a blow out like the Week 11 game. The Eagles were missing Sproles and at least two other offensive starters and they’ll be there for this game. Plus, we have some folks banged up on our offensive line. The Eagles play inspired with Foles at the helm so we can’t let this be a one score game midway in the 4th quarter. Or they might find a way to get a win in The Dome. Hopefully, my Saints prevail after Williams whiffed on that tackle last year in the Divisional game.

    I’m pulling for the Cowboys to win almost as much as I am for my Saints. I would love to see a rematch but this time in OUR house. DO you REALLY think you’ll hold Brees and the Saints to 10 points again? If both teams win and no injuries key players, the Saints win by double digits. BANK ON IT !!!

    WHO DAT!

  21. phan216 says:
    January 7, 2019 at 4:39 pm
    Genius decision moving 2 franchises to the historically bad LA NFL market In the same season. Can’t even sell out a division round playoff game in year 2 at 27,000 seat soccer stadium. Pathetic. Poor San Diego fans.
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    Umm, the Chargers are playing in New England, which has sold out each game since 1994 at the old Schaefer/Sullivan/Foxboro Stadium.

  22. To be quite fair, the Cowboys train in Oxnard and have a strong fan base all over the state of California. I think the Nation wouldn’t mind a Philly- Cowboys NFC Championship?

    What is even stranger is- if the Colts and Chargers win this weekend, the AFC Championship would be played at The Stub(Carson)

  23. J V says:
    January 7, 2019 at 4:35 pm
    The Rams can’t sell out a playoff game?

    London Rams? Mexico City Rams? Toronto Rams??
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    Toronto? The place that gave away thousands of tickets to paper the house for the Bills in Toronto series? London or Mexico City perhaps, but Toronto is not a good suggestion.
    I’m sure the excuses of why the Bills in Toronto was such a huge fiasco will soon follow.

  24. Cowboy fans won’t have any trouble out yelling Ram fans. Dallas will have home field for sure as far as crowd noise. The three Ram fans who wear watermelons on their heads plus Eric Dickerson is about all LA can muster in fan support.

  25. Ticket prices have more than doubled since it was announced that the Rams are playing the Cowboys. Nosebleed seats in the upper deck behind the end zone are over $300. The best seats are now being sold (second hand) for a mere $5,000 each.

    I love the Rams, but for $10K I’d happily watch the game on TV at a bar! This is a case where you can say Dallas is more of a “football city,” but Rams fans know the value of a dollar!

  26. Toronto? The place that gave away thousands of tickets to paper the house for the Bills in Toronto series? London or Mexico City perhaps, but Toronto is not a good suggestion.
    I’m sure the excuses of why the Bills in Toronto was such a huge fiasco will soon follow.

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    They actually priced tickets higher than in Buffalo and you can’t tailgate in Canada. Not the entire reason it failed, but who the hell wants to go to a Bills game without the tailgate? Part of the reason the Bills are sustainable in city with a population of 250,000 is not the product on the field, it is the additional 25,000 lunatics that party in the parking lot and never entire the stadium that create an experience for a casual fan.

  27. okieviacal says:
    January 7, 2019 at 5:55 pm
    All the “We” comments from Cowboys fans are killing me.

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    Well to be fair, the rest of us make “they” comments so….

  28. “Cowboys fans could be storming the Coliseum”

    As a Ram fan can’t say I blame them.
    Cowboy fans just want to enjoy one last game until next year.
    It’s a long offseason.

  29. okieviacal says:
    January 7, 2019 at 5:55 pm
    All the “We” comments from Cowboys fans are killing me.

    Yes. It is gonna be all about “we” until they lose this week.
    Then it’s going to go from ” we cowboys” to those f’in cowboys or that jason garrett or that dak.
    Gonna be fun to watch.

  30. pointtwopsiistheissue says:

    Eagle fans seem over confident considering they only won because of a missed Field goal. Hard to win with out free touchdowns.
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    Eagles won because of a “blocked” field goal , because the made Khalil Mack invisible , because they had a 5 minute go ahead touchdown drive against the best defense in the NFL , because they converted a 4th and goal with a minute to go , because they were the better team the entire game. Don’t let the facts get in the way of your statement.

  31. Southern California is Cowboys country. Always has been, no matter who the local loser teams are.

  32. originalsteelcurtain says:

    Cowboys won a playoff game…they are good for a decade or so. Rams will crush the self-appointed America’s team.
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    “here we go Steelers, here we go”!……….right on the couch watching the playoffs while your team is self destructing with those malcontent players.

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