Jerry Jones met with Cowboys players regarding national anthem

Jerry Jones met with Cowboys players regarding national anthem

Jerry Jones met with Cowboys players regarding national anthem

But legal experts differ on whether pro teams who play in publicly-funded stadiums or who accepted government money in exchange for patriotic displays like the national anthem could find themselves legally exposed if they punish kneeling players.

In a players and coaches meeting Wednesday, the Cowboys decided the actions they took in Week 3 were appropriate.

Cowboys defensive linemen Damontre Moore and David Irving said they held up a fist Sunday at the end of The Star-Spangled Banner.

The Cowboys have a bye this week but will return to action October 22 against the 49ers.

Trump's comment on Twitter Monday appears to respond to questions about whether Pence's brief attendance at the National Football League game was a political stunt. "I've got my morals".

Added Dallas-based labor lawyer Rogge Dunn of Clouse Dunn: "Jones can do what he wants". Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act allows employees to engage in activities to improve workplace conditions.

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Aside from fielding questions about his health, Brady also raved about the season wide receiver Danny Amendola is having. It's only Tuesday and giving a 40-year-old quarterback a day off doesn't seem like the worst idea.

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".

Jones said the NFL's operations manual left the issue of standing for the national anthem ambiguous.

ESPN's Josina Anderson tweeted out quotes from one anonymous player who seems apoplectic.

But those political motives of kneeling likely would not protect the players from discipline. If they are taking a knee in protest of something the owner has done to them, and it being connected to the conditions of employment, then they might have a case. The law here is that you have the ability to act with your co-worker. "That's not why they're kneeling, but if it were, that would be something that would clearly be a protected activity".

Paul Secunda, director, labor and employment law program, Marquette University: "I've heard a lot of fans talk about Constitutional rights". Not to mention this just get back for her telling the truth about Trump which is also wack because "To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public".

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