The sweat had barely dried on his skin when Brian Dawkins sent Quintin Mikell a text message Sunday. Denver had just beaten Dallas after the Broncos' defense denied Tony Romo a couple of strikes into the end zone. Dawkins was pumped, as the television cameras showed.
You're welcome, Dawkins texted his former protégé. You're welcome.
He had a message for Eagles fans as well.
"Make sure you tell those Philly fans hello," Dawkins said, "and you're welcome."
I still am not down for posting pics of #20 in orange...