Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, left, and head coach Jason Garrett, second from right, stand with their players for the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz., on Sept. 25. Dak Prescott, Dez Bryant and the rest of the Cowboys have stood for every national anthem since the kneeling controversy started. But after their bye week, they did it for the first time since owner Jerry Jones publicly threatened to bench any player who in his view disrespected the flag.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, left, and head coach Jason Garrett, second from right, stand with their players for the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz., on Sept. 25. Dak Prescott, Dez Bryant and the rest of the Cowboys have stood for every national anthem since the kneeling controversy started. But after their bye week, they did it for the first time since owner Jerry Jones publicly threatened to bench any player who in his view disrespected the flag. Matt York AP
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, left, and head coach Jason Garrett, second from right, stand with their players for the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz., on Sept. 25. Dak Prescott, Dez Bryant and the rest of the Cowboys have stood for every national anthem since the kneeling controversy started. But after their bye week, they did it for the first time since owner Jerry Jones publicly threatened to bench any player who in his view disrespected the flag. Matt York AP

Letters to the Editor (Oct. 12): Gun laws, endorsements, national anthem

October 12, 2017 05:09 AM