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Jerry Jones wants to eliminate kneel-down plays


 Jerry Jones wants to eliminate kneel-down plays
topic by Ronfrenchie - 09-19-2012, 11:23 AM - Boxden > BX SportsCenter


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.


Jerry Jones wants to eliminate kneel-down plays


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 09-19-2012, 11:29 AMonline - #2
GollyI'mGully 62 heat pts62

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i thought he'd like kneel-down plays because it reminds him of the glory hole days
 09-19-2012, 11:30 AMaway - #3
ThaReapa420 41 heat pts41

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He's a ####ing idiot
 09-19-2012, 11:33 AMaway - #4
IceMan 28 heat pts28

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That would be the #### to eliminate kneel downs though..
 09-19-2012, 11:34 AMaway - #5
That Guy Fly 17 heat pts17

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Yeah until one of his Cowboys get hurt running a play instead of kneeling on the ball.
 09-19-2012, 11:34 AMaway - #6
That Guy Fly 17 heat pts17

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Or his late game turnover prone QB bobble the #### and loses a game
 09-19-2012, 11:35 AMaway - #7
twentythree 38 heat pts38

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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
 09-19-2012, 11:41 AMaway - #8
Fresh_Prince 26 heat pts26

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Victory Formation.......can't eliminate that.
 09-19-2012, 11:43 AMonline - #9
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Originally Posted by twentythree
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
 09-19-2012, 11:54 AMaway - #10
Venom 29 heat pts29

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ni##a mad cause the cowboys are always getting kneel down on
 09-19-2012, 12:11 PMaway - #11
SteelCurtain43 21 heat pts21

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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 ####ing crazy.
 09-19-2012, 12:31 PMaway - #12
StateProperty88 27 heat pts27

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never been a fan of the kneel down, i agree with jerry on this one
 09-19-2012, 12:34 PMaway - #13
EGO 51 heat pts51

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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.
 09-19-2012, 12:35 PMaway - #14
Im Soo Special 51 heat pts51

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ok lol

so hike the ball and fall down. issue fixed


dumb a$s
 09-19-2012, 12:49 PMaway - #15
KING*TITO 43 heat pts43

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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$s.

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..
 09-19-2012, 12:53 PMaway - #16
IceMan 28 heat pts28

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Originally Posted by KING*TITO
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$s.

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..
 09-19-2012, 12:55 PMaway - #17
KING*TITO 43 heat pts43

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Originally Posted by IceMan
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..


Originally Posted by KING*TITO
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...

..
 09-19-2012, 12:56 PMonline - #18
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he doesn't like kneel downs because the cowboys are always on the defense side of the victory formation
 09-19-2012, 12:58 PMonline - #19
ATLANTASTAN 57 heat pts57

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thought yall ni##az wanted that gladiator ####
 09-19-2012, 12:59 PMaway - #20
Special Edd 85 heat pts85

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cow boys will win when this ####er dies.

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


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