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 Jerry Jones wants to eliminate kneel-down plays
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Here's a fresh, new take from Jerry Jones on how to do away with future kneel-down controversies (one we admittedly never saw coming): Do away with the kneel-down altogether.

That's the opinion the Dallas Cowboys owner shared with the Dallas Morning News on Tuesday.

"I don't like it," Jones said. "Lamar Hunt tried several times to introduce a rule to have it voted on that you couldn't kneel down, you had to run a play. Unless you were trying to advance the ball, then you got a penalty and the time didn't run off the clock. It's not a good play. ... I've always thought that that's a wasted play for our fans."

Does he feel the same about the thousands of plays run in the preseason? But I've digressed.

This really is an interesting suggestion, and we're wondering if Jones is actually serious or if he only feels this way because Dallas wasn't involved in the Buccaneers-Giants debacle on Sunday (the Cowboys were about to get their butts whooped in Seattle, by the way).

Selfishly, as a fan of the game, sure, I wouldn't mind seeing a few extra runs rather than some boring kneel-downs. But I also respect the strategic decision by coaches.

In the end, this doesn't seem like a smart move, and it's hard to believe a rule ever would be enacted.


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i thought he'd like kneel-down plays because it reminds him of the glory hole days
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He's a fu*king idiot
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That would be the sh*t to eliminate kneel downs though..
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Yeah until one of his Cowboys get hurt running a play instead of kneeling on the ball.
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Or his late game turnover prone QB bobble the sh*t and loses a game
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if a team can't win in 4 quarters or manage the clock better then it's their fault they are getting kneeled on
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Victory Formation.......can't eliminate that.
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twentythree said:
if a team can't win in 4 quarters or manage the clock better then it's their fault they are getting kneeled on
The same can be said the other way... You are kneeling down because you don't trust your team to hold on to the ball running a play... Play some football... kneel downs are wack... If my team fumbles or throws a pick on a last play when they have the game won then in my opinion they didn't deserve to win... You can't execute on finals plays
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n*gga mad cause the cowboys are always getting kneel down on
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Why don't he start by telling his team do this when they're in the lead lol. This dude is going to be looked at like Al Davis was in the next 5-8 years...delusional and fu*king crazy.
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never been a fan of the kneel down, i agree with jerry on this one
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I don't like this notion. Kneel downs are one of those elements of the game that make it necessary to need strategy over sheer power.
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ok lol

so hike the ball and fall down. issue fixed


dumb a.ss
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Ain't spiking the ball the same thing, it's not a forward progress play it's a clock managing play just like a kneel down..

If you do away with one gotta do away with the other...


Jerry Jones is a dumb a.ss.

Anyone who is winning a game with 2 sec left should kneel down, and if you disagree just wait to your team is in that postion and see what your opinion is...

Last edited by KING*TITO; 09-19-2012 at 12:52 PM..
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KING*TITO said:
Ain't spiking the ball the same thing, it's not a forward progress play it's a clock managing play just like a kneel down..

If you do away with one gotta do away with the other...


Jerry Jones is a dumb a.ss.

Anyone who is winning a game with 2 sec left should kneel down, and if you disagree just wait to your team is in that postion and see what your opinion is...



Spiking the ball k!lls the clock, they are needed way more than kneel downs. Especially when the team has no more time outs....


Imagine no fair catches or kneel downs



Straight XFL action..
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IceMan said:
Spiking the ball k!lls the clock, they are needed way more than kneel downs. Especially when the team has no more time outs....


Imagine no fair catches or kneel downs



Straight XFL action..


KING*TITO said:
Anyone who is winning a game with 2 sec left should kneel down, and if you disagree just wait to your team is in that postion and see what your opinion is...

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he doesn't like kneel downs because the cowboys are always on the defense side of the victory formation
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thought yall n*ggaz wanted that gladiator sh*t
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cow boys will win when this fu*ker dies.

he is so annoying im sure cowboy fans want him dead. idc how much money he has..
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