Jerry Jones had quite a bit on his thoughts Tuesday morning.
The Cowboys proprietor stood by his suspended operating again, Ezekiel Elliott, whereas taking a shot at NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and in addition defended Texans proprietor Bob McNair over his “inmates” comment.
Elliott’s six-recreation suspension for an alleged home violence incident was upheld in courtroom on Monday following the final two months of appeals, injunctions and preventing between the Gamers’ Affiliation and NFL.
A lot of the again-and-forth has been over Goodell’s authority as commissioner slightly than the home violence allegation, as Jones identified whereas talking on one hundred and five.three The Fan in Dallas, however the Cowboys proprietor felt how Goodell dealt with the Ray Rice state of affairs is why they’ve reached this level.
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“I’m positive he’d wish to take again his preliminary Ray Rice stance, and some others,” Jones stated. “He’s within the course of of getting making an attempt to right that and having doing so, Zeke is a sufferer of an over-correction.”
Jones added there are various constructive issues Goodell has carried out as commissioner, however his frustration over the Elliott case was evident.
“I’m very troubled within the swings that we’ve had,” Jones stated. “On this very case, the decide ratified the commissioner, however his swing of judgment has been unbelievable from the Ray Rice factor all the best way as much as one to 2 video games all the best way as much as six-recreation suspension.”
Jones additionally was requested about McNair’s feedback concerning the “inmates operating the jail” with regard to gamers kneeling in the course of the nationwide anthem to protest police brutality.
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Gamers kneel in the course of the nationwide anthem
The Cowboys proprietor stated he was there when McNair made the remark and defended his fellow proprietor.
“I do know that I did hear, I heard him, he didn’t and was not speaking concerning the gamers,” Jones stated.
McNair apologized publicly and spoke privately together with his staff over the remarks.
Almost all the Texans gamers took a knee through the anthem on Sunday in protest of McNair.
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