Former Dallas Cowboys star Michael Irvin is arguably one of the best wide receivers ever to play in the NFL and during his playing career he rarely made a mistake on the field, but that doesn't exclude him from making errors off it.
The Hall of Famer sent out a tweet of him posing alongside the three Super Bowls he won during his playing career with America's Team, prior to this week's Thursday Night Football contest between the New England Patriots and the Houston Texans.
In the tweet, he made a promise that he thought would never have to follow through on, because what he said he would do would probably annoy Cowboys fans until the end of time.
SIGN UP NOW
Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250-word test article: http://gms.to/haveyoursay4
He said in the tweet: "If @Patriots beat @HoustonTexans on @NFLTNF w the 3rd QB. I will take off Lombardi & call these The Belichick Trophy"
Well Irvin, judging by what happened on Thursday night, it's time to follow through on your promise.
Article continues below
The Patriots managed to defeat the Texans at Foxborough by a scoreline of 27-0 despite having a rookie quarterback under center. In his first start, New England's Jacoby Brissett finished with 11 completions on 19 attempts for 103 passing yards, 48 rushing yards, and a rushing touchdown. The 27-yard touchdown run was the longest for a Patriots quarterback since 1976.
The win solidified Bill Belichick's position as arguably the best NFL head coach of all time as many didn't expect New England to win with the rookie quarterback, and it also changed Cowboys history forever, as they now have three Belichick trophies sitting in their trophy cabinet at AT&T Stadium.