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Free agent running back DeAngelo Williams, still searching for a job in 2017, said he’d rather not play for four NFL teams, including the Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Williams, who scored 17 touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers over the past two seasons, said on an ESPN podcast that his reasoning for not wanting to play for the Cowboys rests mostly on their fans. Dallas went 13-3 in the 2016 regular season before losing to Green Bay in the divisional round of the playoffs.
“The Cowboys, they win. They just don’t ever show up during the playoffs. They always disappear in the playoffs. I’ve got a great depiction of the Cowboys’ fan base,” Williams said. “During the regular season last year, they were on cloud nine. You couldn’t tell them anything because they were going to…