Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins made clear his problems with the NFL’s now-shelved national anthem policy, and now he’s expressed his feelings about the guy who wants to make obedience a condition of employment.
According to Zack Rosenblatt of NJ.com, Jenkins said he’s always felt supported by Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, and clearly doesn’t feel players are as respected in Dallas.
“Jeffrey’s been very supportive of us from the beginning,” Jenkins said. “I don’t see Jeffrey as a bully like Jerry Jones is. Lucky for me, I don’t play for the Cowboys, nor would I want to.
“It’s unfortunate that you have owners like him that use his position to intimidate and intentionally thwart even the idea of his players thinking individually or having a voice about issue that effect their communities daily. It’s unfortunate.”
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SOURCE: NBC Sports, by Darin Gantt