Making the players walk through an in-stadium bar on their way to the field? Who thinks of this stuff?
Jerry Jones, that’s who.
CBS’ NFL insider Charley Casserly, reporting on NBC (not really . . . Florio made me do that) said that the original setup to the Cowboys new stadium forced players from both teams to walk through an in-stadium bar where — but for a short retaining wall — fans had direct access to the players.
Casserly reports that the league said this might not be the best way to do things. SoJones has now erected eight-foot glass wall to create a tunnel through the bar and onto the field.
Moving on to other accoutrements, Casserly also said that the height at which the Cowboys massive video board hangs wasn’t the only issue the league had with the monstrosity. Speakers on the board were directed toward the field making it difficult for players and officials to hear each other. They’ve been redirected toward the stands.
Rewinding for just a minute though . . . walking through a bar??? Call him a whack job if you want but one can never argue that Jones slights his team’s fanbase when it comes to amenities.