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Report: NFL unlikely to implement new anthem policy this season

The NFL is not expected to implement a new policy for the national anthem this season, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The league initially passed a policy in May, but it was put on hold amid controversy and discussions with the players’ association. Schefter added that while talks will continue, “too many people have stances too strong to figure out ...

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Cowboys' Irving defends marijuana use, thumps NFL's pot policy

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle David Irving defended his previous use of marijuana Saturday and lashed out against the NFL’s ban of pot as a treatment for pain on his Instagram account. Irving is slated to miss the first four games of the regular season due to a suspension for violating th… NFL | theScore

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Report: NFL told Jerry Jones to stop discussing anthem policy

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was reportedly told by the NFL to stop discussing national anthem policies after he incited another round of controversy with his comments last week, according to Clarence E. Hill of the Dallas Star-Telegram. Jones was scheduled to do interviews with several local media outlets Sun… NFL | theScore

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Owens says Jerry Jones is 'being a bully' with anthem policy

Terrell Owens continued his feud with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, calling him a “bully” for forcing players to stand during the national anthem. Although the NFL and NFLPA are working on a resolution regarding the anthem, Jones told reporters it’s team policy to stand. During an appearance on FOX Sports Radio’s <a href="https://foxsportsradio.iheart.com/featured/fox-sports-radio-w… NFL | theScore

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Report: NFL, NFLPA to meet Friday on anthem policy

The NFL and the players association are currently “tentatively scheduled” to meet Friday to discuss the league’s anthem policy, NFL Media’s Jim Trotter reports. Both sides agreed last week to come to a resolution in regard to the anthem policy implemented by the league earlier in the offseason. In May, NFL owners voted to implement a rule that permits players ...

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Jerry Jones: Cowboys' policy is 'you stand for the anthem'

Even though the NFL’s new policy about national anthem protests is on hold as the league and NFLPA work toward a resolution, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones did not hesitate to share his approach to the controversy. “Our policy is you stand for the anthem, toe on the line,” Jones told reporters Wedn… NFL | theScore

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Bengals' Mike Brown: Owners asked to stay quiet on anthem policy for now

Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown says owners around the league have been asked to stay under the radar while the NFL and NFLPA sort out the league’s national anthem policy. “The league and the union are talking on this and we’re instructed to stand down while that’s ongoing,” Brown said Tuesday, according to ESPN’s Kather… NFL | theScore

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Dolphins reportedly address anthem protests in discipline policy, leave door open for suspensions

Under the league’s new national anthem policy, the NFL will fine teams if their players refuse to “stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem” while allowing teams to decide how to discipline their own players for any infractions. On Thursday, reports emerged on how the Miami Dolphins could discipline players for engaging in protests during the anthem. ...

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