Despite blinding sunlight blaring through the windows at AT&T Stadium that cost his team dearly in last week’s 23-17 playoff loss to the 49ers, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he’s absolutely not considering putting up any kind of shades or curtains over those windows in the future.
As bad as things were for the Cowboys in Sunday’s loss, it was also a bad day for the $1.15 billion AT&T Stadium.
On the Cowboys’ final drive before halftime, Dak Prescott found an open Cedrick Wilson on a play that should have put them in field goal position. Instead, Wilson was blinded by the sun and never even touched the ball, saying after the game that he couldn’t see the ball or Prescott because of the sun.
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The stadium caused more problems in the third quarter when the Cowboys’ Bryan Anger bounced a punt off the giant jumbotron hanging over the field of play. In that situation, the Cowboys weren’t affected, because the rules allowed Anger to punt again.
Jones got fired up during his weekly appearance on Dallas’ 105.3 The Fan’s K&C Masterpiece on Friday.
“I wish to hell all I had to worry about was a ball hitting a (jumbotron) or a little sun getting in there,” Jones said. “Conditions and elements have been a part of…