IRC Cowboys' fan suffers burns after losing bet

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Not only did this man burn his Cowboys jersey, but he then chose to try to wear the jersey as it was on fire. When the Packers won, the man went outside, torched the Cowboys jersey, then put it on.

Even more questionable decision: putting the jersey on while it's burning. The 27-year-old was rushed to the nearby Indian River Medical Center where he allegedly admitted to deputies that he wasn't quite sober when during the incident.

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Salyers, friend and Dallas Cowboys fan Brianna Hook and other friends got together for an NFL football Sunday afternoon, climaxed by Green Bay vs. Dallas.

Silyers and his wife, Brianna Hook, told deputies at the hospital that the bet was to burn the losing team's jersey - but Silyers, who said he was drunk at the time, inexplicably made a decision to wear the Cowboys jersey as it was set on fire after the team's 35-31 loss to the Packers.

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The burned fan suffered third-degree burns on his right arm and right hand and second-degree burns to his back, Sebastian Daily reported.

The Cowboys had the lead in Sunday's game until Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw a 12-yard touchdown pass with 11 seconds left, lifting Green Bay over Dallas, 35-31, and setting the fiery course of events in motion.

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The duo planned to capture the Cowboys jersey burning on Facebook Live, but that never happened because...wait for it...Salyers "grabbed the jersey with his right arm and attempted to put it on while it was on fire".

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