Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday that he wants to find a compromise with his players regarding protests during the national anthem this season and would prefer to implement a policy in which the team kneels before but not during the playing of the national anthem.
In an interview with 105.3 The Fan, Jones said that he would like to put in place a policy similar to what the team did before a 2017 game in Arizona when the Cowboys knelt in unison before standing during the anthem.
“That’s fair. That, at the end of the day, was a recognition that we supported our players,” said Jones. “I knelt with our players, as you know, on a personal basis. But as a team, we all knelt together before the anthem and then we stood for the anthem to recognize what its symbol is to America. I thought that was