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Jason Garrett: Jerry Jones 'Very Sensitive' to Issues Amid Anthem Protests

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Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett is defending team owner Jerry Jones for making players stand during the national anthem or risk being benched.

Per ESPN's Todd Archer, Garrett explained that Jones was taking players' issues into account during a meeting with the team on Wednesday.

"He's very sensitive to some of the issues, as we all are, that the players are talking about," Garrett said. "We all want to make an impact, and he's someone that can help the players do that. He wanted to make sure they knew that.