Jerry "Stand or be Benched" Jones Deposed in Kaepernick Collusion Case

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Article by Clarence E. Hill, Jr. at This deposition probably was an interesting one given Jerry Jones’ outspoken opposition to his slaves…er players protesting during the anthem.  Jones was the only owner to publicly, explicitly forbid protest, threatening to bench any player who did so.  Additionally, Jones is not only one of the most influential NFL owners, but also was in repeated communication with POTUS regarding the protest controversy.  These factors make him a key figure in Kapernick’s the collusion claim.  And unlike Texans owner Bob McNair who could not manage to keep his inane protest comments to himself, Jones declined to comment on the controversy when queried during last month’s owner’s meeting in anticipation of this exact moment.  The saga continues. 

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is having a busy couple of days.

One day before his scheduled Friday meeting with receiver Dez Bryant to discuss his future with the team, Jones gave a deposition on Thursday in the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance against the NFL, a source confirmed.

Yahoo Sports first reported the meeting.

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