There are rare cases, I'd think, when a football player's girlfriend roots against that football player's team. But Sunday we will see one of those examples, as Bills wideout David Nelson will literally be forced to watch his girlfriend, Kelsi Reich, root against him.
That's because Kelsi is a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, and Buffalo an the 'Boys are squaring off Sunday.
"She works for the Dallas Cowboys and roots for the Dallas Cowboys, but I know she’ll have some inside joy if I do well," Nelson told Chris Brown of the team's official website. "So it’s going to be a fun experience and I’m going to definitely be looking and record the TV copy and see if they show her a couple of times to see her reaction. It’s going to be fun. It’s something we’ve been looking forward to for some time and we’ve already been trash talking back and forth a little bit."
Of course, Reich can't exactly be all-in against Nelson, considering that his performance directly relates to her fiscal happiness/security. And everyone watching the game should be rooting for Nelson to score, if only because of the potential for an awkward/amazing celebration afterwards.
"If I’m in the area where she is I’m sure I’ll have something planned for that, but I also don’t want to get her in too much trouble," Nelson said. "I obviously couldn’t get in trouble, but she could. I’m discussing some things and try to surprise her a little bit if maybe something happens."
It won't be a marriage proposal, if that's what you're thinking -- Nelson said he can "honestly tell you 100 percent it will not be a proposal."
But he could always do something hysterical like a Shooter McGavin double-gun salute her way. Or grab her pom-poms Terrell Owens-style.
If he was really bold, though, he'd score a touchdown, go down to one knee and then pump-fake a marriage proposal.
Yes, sometimes I'm amazed Mrs. Brinson married me too. Maybe the smart move is to just drop some Skittles in her dimples.
H/T: Jimmy Traina; Photo via DallasCowboys.com
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