Cowboys to visit African American history museum after Redskins game

After the Dallas Cowboys play the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field this Sunday, they’ll stay in the Washington, D.C. area an extra day to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Fort Worth Star-Telegramreported.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said it was a great opportunity “because of proximity.” Additionally, Dallas has a bye after the Redskins game and doesn’t need to get back and prepare for another opponent.

“It means so much to the players but also the National Football League and our game,” Jones said. “Here we are in the nation’s capital and (we) wanted to take the time to do that. We are making a big effort to go over there.”

Executive Vice President Stephen Jones said players had talked about their desire to see the museum, the largest in…

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