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Will Ezekiel Elliott play in Week 10?

10 November, 2017, 00:24 | Author: Lula Armstrong
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Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension was reinstated by a judge in the Southern District Court of NY on Monday, Oct. 30.

Per court reports, the judges who heard Elliott and the NFL's respective arguments unleashed a decidedly pro-Elliott line of questioning on the NFL's legal counsel.

Elliott will be eligible to return to the field against the Seattle Seahawks on Christmas Eve.

Ezekiel Elliott's on again, off again suspension is back on after a ruling Thursday afternoon. Elliott's suspension will add to that total, in advance of the offseason calculation of bonuses which were or weren't accounted for already.

With Ezekiel Elliott presumably out, the Dallas Cowboys will turn to running backs Alfred Morris, Darren McFadden and Rod Smith to carry the load and replace Elliott's heavy production.


If Elliott chooses, he can continue fighting the league in court, but the best he can hope for now is regaining the $560,000 in salary he'll miss out on over the next month and a half.

Elliott, a Pro Bowler as a rookie last season, ranks second in the National Football League with 783 rushing yards.

Barring a last-minute maneuver, Elliott will begin his suspension when the Cowboys visit the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

The union immediately appealed Goodell's decision and Elliott has been able to play while the case works its way through the legal system, seemingly leading to tension between Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Goodell.

The suspension dates back to a year-long investigation into domestic violence accusations from his ex-girlfriend Tiffany Thompson.

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