The Bell Tolls: Cowboys players apparently unable and unwilling to challenge Jerry Jones’ anthem policy – USA Today

The Gate Keeper: response: But when do the white players stand with the black players and say we are unified and that they support the movement? Damn shame when you have folk like myself out here speaking truth to power broke but these guys got money and scared to take a stand! Damn they may as well be on the damn plantation.

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Jerry Jones’ Son Stephen Confirms Any Cowboys Player That Protests Against Racism & Police Brutality During Anthem Will Be Punished – BSO

The Gate Keeper: I totally agree with the author of this post. Damn the whole team ought to protest and see what happens then. Damn shame!

As I have reported in the past, the Cowboys have been very clear behind the scenes with their players that if they protest against racism during the anthem, they will be punished severely.

Jerry Jones has said it, and now Stephen Jones has confirmed it while appearing on Norm and D Invasion on 1310 The Ticket here is a full transcript of what Stephen Jones had to say.

There are a couple of points I’d like to make to what Stephen Jones had to say.

The first one is the NFL, . . .  (Read more)

Texas labor union files official grievance against Jerry Jones

The Watch Dog response: White privilege at its best. Can’t wait to see how the players respond to this mess.

Jerry Jones may have a fight on his hands.

In the wake of proclaiming Dallas Cowboys players will be made inactive for any act he deems as “disrespectful” to the flag or National Anthem, he’s now facing an official complaint filed by a Texas labor union. According to Clarence Hill, Jr. of Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Jones is being accused of violating the rights of his own players.

Jones cites conversations between himself and Donald Trump wherein he insists his stance is rooted in a section of an NFL policy on how teams and players should conduct themselves pre-game. Kevin Seifert of ESPN was able to locate the policy, which still provides power to the league in how they choose to deal with anthem demonstrations — seeing as it reads “should” and not “must”.

In other words, it’s not mandatory. (24-7 Sports)