Jason Garrett: Cowboys united on anthem protest issue

Lawrence Cooper
October 13, 2017

In a tweet yesterday afternoon, King says he spoke to multiple Cowboys players and that "none of them are going to test Jerry Jones", with "every member of the team" ready to stand during the anthem before their next game on October 22, when they visit the San Francisco 49ers.

Jones sought to ensure players that he saw the bigger picture on how the situation is impacting the business side of the NFL.

Jones, in the team meeting held after practice, also offered the players a chance to speak with him one-on-one, the source said.?Players had been told to bring their concerns about Jones' comments to the meeting.

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. Jones and the Cowboys then stood and linked arms for the anthem.

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Multiple players have said they will not kneel going forward as to not test Jerry Jones' new anthem policy, The Intercept reported.

The Dallas Cowboys owner announced his intention to bench players after Sunday's loss against the Green Bay Packers. I'm very supportive of the team, but under no circumstances will the Dallas Cowboys - I don't care what happens - under no circumstances will we as an organization, coaches, players, not support and stand and recognize and honor the flag. "Stand for Anthem or sit for game!" I know in the modern age people think workers shouldn't have rights, but they still do. "So I think the likelihood on the basis of that charge alone, that this gets much steam, is probably unlikely". "That's what this says to me and to mine", Wilbon said, imitating what he assessed as Jones' thoughts.

As the media entered the locker room on Wednesday, a song by YG and Nipsey Hussle came through Scandrick's wireless speakers.

"I was listening to my music". "The message, it will be out".

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