DallasCowboys.com Staff Writer
The next issue of Dallas Cowboys Star Magazine
, kicking off the 26-issue weekly run through the playoffs, will feature, among a lot of other goodies, an exclusive interview with Calvin Hill, the former running back who now serves as a player development consultant for the team.
Hill is among the Cowboys support staff who will share constructive conversations with Dez Bryant
in the coming days, weeks, months and years, all aimed at helping the young wide receiver get through what has been a tumultuous start to his NFL career.
“Jerry (Jones) talks about it, Jason (Garrett) talks about it – this year, well, no year, but this one in particular – is not a year to be distracted,” Hill told the magazine. “Right now you’re getting ready for that first game against the New York Giants and getting ready for this season. The focus for everybody, collectively, should be on winning a championship. If that’s not your focus, then you’re hurting your teammates. For team leaders, the older guys, this might be an opportunity. They have to get this whole thing in hand.
“You go to training camp and the focus is all football, pretty much all day. But we’re not going to be in training camp for forever. So, guys just have to move on. There may be lots of reasons, but there are no excuses, to lose focus of the mission.”
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