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DeMarcus Ware's loyalties will be split down middle Sunday

FRISCO, Texas -- When the Dallas Cowboys take on the Denver Broncos on Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, DeMarcus Ware will be in attendance.

Where will he sit?

“On the 50-yard line, in the middle,” Ware said.

What colors will he wear?

“I’ll have on blue,” Ware said. “Both teams have blue, so I’m 50-50 when it comes to that.”

And a hat?

“It will have a D on there,” said Ware, who will have his kids with him at the game. “Won’t know what D it stands for.”

From 2005-13, Ware became the Cowboys’ all-time leader in sacks with 117. He was named to the Pro Bowl seven times. From 2014-16, he played for the Broncos, winning a Super Bowl in 2015 and making two more Pro Bowl appearances.

“They know what they’re doing,” Ware said of both organizations. “The only difference is one is orange and the other one is royal blue and white. But this week, it’s going to be split a little bit.”

Ware retired in the offseason, but he came close to rejoining his original team.

“I was one day away from coming back and signing with the Dallas Cowboys,” Ware said. “But my body just told me it’s time. It’s time to stop playing. Still have the drive to get out there and the want to play, but you’ve got to think about family, think about what’s important and I just decided it’s time to hang up the cleats and put on a suit.”

Ware, 35, worked as a television analyst on two Cowboys games in the preseason. As much as the Cowboys’ pass rush excelled in Week 1 against the New York Giants, would Ware make a comeback?

“If Jerry calls me, I’ll answer the phone,” Ware said. “I will answer the phone.”

But answering doesn’t mean he would come back.