"I want us to, in front of God and everybody, walk out there together, all of us, and kneel down in the name of unity."
Jones goes on to say ... "Then they’re gonna play the National Anthem. And I do want you to stand with me. I do want you to stand."
After the game, head coach Jason Garrett talked to his coaching staff about the team's show of unity ... and it got intense.
O-line coach Frank Pollack says ... "What happened to blocking out the f*cking noise? Who gives a f*ck what the President says?"
"Let’s get our focus on what we’re trying to do. All this is doing is distracting us from what we’re trying to f*cking accomplish."
Aside from being a look inside how a team handled the controversy ... it's possible the footage could be used in Colin Kaepernick's collusion case against the NFL ... to illustrate the Cowboys' feelings towards the anthem protests.