NFL Nixes Dallas Cowboys' Decal Honoring Slain Cops

'Arm in Arm' helmet decals cannot be worn during preseason, regular season
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 11, 2016 12:33 PM CDT
The decal is shown to the left of the NFL logo.   (Dallas Cowboys)

(Newser) – Last month, the Dallas Cowboys unveiled a helmet decal meant to show solidarity with the Dallas Police Department after five officers were murdered. But on Wednesday, the NFL rejected the team's request to wear the decals during the preseason, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. The Cowboys had already been banned from wearing the "Arm in Arm" decals during the regular season, a decision the team's VP attributes to the league's strict uniform rules. (Read more Dallas Cowboys stories.)

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