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Jerry Jones On NFL Players Protesting The National Anthem

Jerry Jones has weighed in on NFL players protesting the national anthem.

Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys owner, finds it "really disappointing."

No Cowboys' player has protested the national anthem and Jones says he applauds his team for that.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the national anthem protest trend in the preseason and it has carried over to the regular season.

Kaepernick has been joined by teammate Eric Reid during the national anthem, as the two players have kneeled while the Star Spangled Banner played.

They're not the only players to do it, either.

Four Miami Dolphins kneeled during the national anthem on Sunday and multiple players on other teams raised their fists in the air while the anthem played before their games.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has weighed in on the anthem protests, saying it's a "positive thing."

From the Washington Post:

"Yes, we want them to respect the flag. We want them to respect the military personnel. And I think that they do. But they’re all working to try to see how they can have a positive impact in their communities.”

National anthem protests are expected to continue and it wouldn't be surprising if more players joined in.