The year’s version of Hard Knocks has featured an inside look at the Dallas Cowboys as the NFL’s perennial next-great team tries to prove this is the year they’ll be the NFL’s next great team. This week’s episode took the idea of an “inside look” to a whole new level.
You really just have to see this almost three-and-a-half-minute drone shot that works its way through the Cowboys’ 91-acre campus (dubbed “The Star”), weaving its way through practice facilities, back hallways, film rooms, and locker rooms.
— NFL Films (@NFLFilms) August 25, 2021
We’re guessing the first question that came to mind was how many times did they have to try this before they pulled it off? Well, turns out it took 15 tries.
So how was this done? One continuous drone shot, planned for weeks, shot just before Cowboys returned from Oxnard. The take that made Hard Knocks…