Jones has stepped up his criticism in recent days of players' national anthem protests meant to draw attention to racial inequality and has pledged to bench players who refuse to stand during The Star-Spangled Banner.
Rapoport said the meeting was held to "air out frustrations" and added that, while the coaching staff listened to the players' concerns, they were "essentially told to ask [Jones]".
In the two games since, the players have stood on the sideline with no one kneeling.
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He accused Mr Puigdemont of having created "deliberate confusion" and said he wanted to restore "certainty". He said the Catalan government's response would be crucial in deciding "events over the coming days".
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Early Tuesday, President Donald Trumpapplauded Jones' actions and slammed suspended ESPN host Jemele Hill for personally attacking the Cowboys' owner. While NFL teams are private businesses and not covered by the First Amendment, the use of publicly-funded stadiums and acceptance of government funding for pregame patriotic displays could bring legal liability. "I've got my morals".
Jones said that, in the wake of continued demonstrations, players who disrespect the flag will not play in that game. "Period", Jones said, according to the Dallas Morning News. Private employers always have the right to control the language and the speech, just like they can impose a dress code and ethical performance obligations. Trump tweeted. Trump has faced strident criticism since he told a rally in Alabama on September 22 that any National Football League player who knelt for the anthem should be "fired".
ESPN's Josina Anderson tweeted out quotes from one anonymous player who seems apoplectic. 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. "That's not why they're kneeling, but if it were, that would be something that would clearly be a protected activity". They are still being paid, and I don't think they necessarily have the right to play in games. "But these are workers with rights with the National Labor Relations Board".
Stewart J. Schwab, Jonathan and Ruby Zhu Professor of Law, Cornell University: "The player who does not stand can be [accused of] conduct detrimental to the public confidence in the NFL". The law here is that you have the ability to act with your co-worker.
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Amit Shah, Smriti Irani slam Rahul in Congress bastion
The CM with Shah and Smriti Irani in Amethi . "The land was given for construction of the Samrat cycle factory". To make Rahul Gandhi ineffective in Gujarat, it is important for Amit Shah to attack him in his pocket borough.
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