That jersey, though, still lacks for a good answer — aside from the obvious of him being in Philadelphia and the Eagles being a popular team there these days.
Cruz famously has chosen not to take sides between the two NFL teams in his home state. When the Cowboys and Texans met in 2014, instead of picking a winner, the senator simply acknowledged both teams existed.
But when the Cowboys faced the Packers in 2015, Cruz bet on Dallas to bring home a victory.
He wasn’t much of a good luck charm. The Packers beat the Cowboys, 28-7.
Now, the 2016 presidential candidate has cast his lot in with the Eagles, not only the Cowboys’ rival, but a team the Texans have never beaten in franchise history.
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