Philadelphia was on the receiving end of a controversial call in a 29-23 loss to Dallas in overtime on Sunday.
The incident reignited the debate over whether the NFL wants to stamp out helmet-to-helmet collisions.
The Cowboys halted the Saints' 10-game winning run with a surprise 13-10 on TNF.
One of the NFL's dearest traditions resumes as the Lions and Cowboys play on Turkey Day.
"That is the kind of stuff that throughout history African-Americans have complained about," Smith said.
Jones said last week that Cowboys players will not be allowed to remain in the locker room during the anthem.
The stance clashes with the anthem policy the league adopted in March.
Witten has spent 15 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys since his drafting in 2003.
The Cowboys cut Bryant three years into a five-year deal.
"Just because I'm 42 doesn't mean your life is over."
The Cowboys have yet to sign a player this season and their options appear to be shrinking.
The wide receiver is set to earn $12.5m next year with a cap figure of $16.5m.
Jones had strongly lobbied against extending Roger Goodell's contract.
Jones has been angry with Roger Goodell.
Goodell has been NFL Commissioner since 2006.
Both teams have helped make the NFC East one of the least competitive in the NFL, the surging Philadelphia Eagles apart.
The Cowboys have the NFC's 10th-best record.