The Dallas Cowboys are going to spice things up in 2017.
Mostly known for suiting up in their classic white and blues — even at home, which is a rarity in the NFL — Cowboys’ equipment manager Mike McCord says that could be about to change.
“We’ll incorporate navy a little bit more,” said McCord to Cameron DaSilva of Fox Sports. “You’ve already seen the last couple of years where we started wearing navy at home on Thanksgiving, and that’s all kind of in relation to the Color Rush uniform. We’ve had some success wearing that uniform at home, so I think we’ll see a little more of it.”
And according to Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News, at least three games are now set to see the rare blues on the field:
Week 2 – Saturday, Aug. 12 at Los Angeles Rams (NFL Network, 8pm CST)
Regular season –
Week 12 (Thanksgiving): vs. Los Angeles Chargers (Thursday, Nov. 23, 3:25pm CST, CBS)
Week 14: at New York Giants (Sunday, Dec. 10, 3:25pm CST, FOX)
So why aren’t the Cowboys donning the navy at home by default? Well hold onto your hats, Texas Rangers’ fans.
It actually has something to with the New York Yankees.
“Over the years, the away jersey has had the tendency of changing. That’s because Mr. Jones has always thought of our home uniform as the Yankee pinstripes of baseball,” McCord said. “You just don’t want to change a whole lot of what that home uniform is, so it’s stayed pretty generic and vanilla with just the white jerseys: One color royal…
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