It has now been almost 3 months since Ezekiel Elliott first received his 6 game suspension from Roger Goodell, followed by a series of court room fights and constant questions about the talented running back’s availability. On Wednesday we found that fight to be coming to an end
As the news broke, Steve Dennis and Tim Cowlishaw were on the air on 103.3 FM ESPN, immediately discussing the decision, the impact on the Cowboys, and the impact long term on Ezekiel Elliott
In a statement on Wednesday, Elliott’s agents, Rocky Arceneaux and Frank Salzano, said:
“In consultation with the NFLPA and his lawyers, and after careful deliberation and review of the recent Second Circuit decisions, Mr. Elliott has decided to forgo any further appeals and will serve the remaining suspension. This decision arises from a practical assessment of the current legal landscape. Mr. Elliott’s desire for closure in this matter is in his best interests, as well as the best interests of his teammates, family and friends.
This decision is in no way an admission of any wrongdoing, and Mr. Elliott is pleased that the legal fight mounted by him and his team resulted in the disclosure of many hidden truths regarding this matter, as well public exposure of the NFL’s mismanagement of its disciplinary process.”