No Lies: Common Says Jerry Jones Has Slave Owner Mentality

Common Thinks Dalls Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Has Slave Owner Mentality

Jones previously said that anyone who doesn't stand for the national anthem will be benched and that "it's in the best interests of the Dallas Cowboys, the NFL and the players" to respect the American flag.

But it still appeared a departure from Jones's previous stance displayed earlier this season, when he knelt along with the Cowboys players prior to the anthem, before a game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale on September 26 on Monday Night Football.

While most Cowboys declined comment after the meeting, defensive tackle David Irving - the only player, along with defensive end Damontre Moore, to continue an anthem protest by raising a fist after Jones gave his ultimatum on Sunday - suggested his employer's opinion may win out.

But until a Cowboys player takes a knee or does something that Jones deems is "disrespectful to the flag", the policy will likely never be tested.

Jones became the first NFL owner to publicly state an organizational policy that includes discipline if players protest during the national anthem.

Jones said on Sunday: "There is no room here if it comes between looking non-supportive of our players and of each other or creating the impression that you're disrespecting the flag, we will be non-supportive of each other. Period", Jones said after the Cowboys' 35-31 loss to the Green Bay Packers in Arlington, Texas.

Nadal eases past Kyrgios to claim China crown
When I saw the draw at the beginning of the tournament, I know that will be very, very hard to have a good chance here. A great classic for Kyrgios , what... "It is an important title for me", Nadal said after the match.

He said players have voiced their opinions to him.

"We as a team are very much on the page together", Jones said.

"If somebody says, 'I'm kneeling for what I believe in, ' then they should be able to do that because that's what this country is about".

"I think, from my position, the status quo is the same", Bailey said. "So in that sense, yeah, I think we're definitely a unified group". Protests increased around the league after President Donald Trump criticized them.

Meanwhile, Lions safety Glover Quin, who is Detroit's union representative, said that when the NFLPA responds to Jones' remarks, it won't be ambiguous.

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