Jerry Jones, who was seen wearing a hat during the playing of the national anthem last month, declined to comment on the incident on Sunday.
The NFL regular season is approaching its final stretch as teams take the field for the final Sunday before Thanksgiving in Week 11.
Much of the online discord around NFL player protests was planted by Russian Twitter trolls supporting President Donald Trump's agenda.
Russian Twitter trolls sent more than 12,000 tweets about the NFL and the national anthem from the end of 2014 through the middle of this year, reports The Wall Street Journal's Andrew Beaton.
Two former allies who were key players in the NFL national anthem protests that dominated the league’s attention during the 2017 season almost came to blows before today’s game. Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid and Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins had to be separated during the coin toss after their pre-game jawing escalated. Reportedly their dispute centered on the NFL Players Coalition, an ad-hoc organization that was in talks with the NFL to end national…
Week 7 of the NFL season continued on Sunday after the Broncos ran through the Cardinals on Thursday to open the week.
An issue that roiled the league last season has faded into the background, thanks to the quiet decision not to make any official policy changes that would return the anthem question to the forefront.
With TV ratings rebounding and fan excitement on the rise again, you could say owners decided to take their own knee rather than fight against positive momentum. And that even included the Dallas Cowboys’ Jerry Jones.
Don't expect the NFL to institute a national anthem policy this season, if at all. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell emphasized on Wednesday the work teams and players are doing in the community and didn't say whether the league and the NFLPA are moving closer toward any agreement on the contentious issue. ''The focus of the players' association, the NFL and all of our clubs and our players is to focus on the efforts our players have continually brought (forth) as their issues in their communities and how can we make our communities better,'' Goodell said after the fall meetings concluded.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the progress on the NFL's national anthem policy on Wednesday at the league's annual fall meeting.