Zeke is back, and he’s going to earn his money.

Owner Jerry Jones said during his weekly Friday appearance on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas that running back Ezekiel Elliott will get 20-25 carries during his first action after a six-game suspension.

“He’s young,” Jones said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. “I think we can use him as much as we want to.”

They need to, if they hope to make it to the playoffs. And if they get to the playoffs, the Cowboys could be very dangerous, given that Zeke is healthy and rested and sporting more tread on the tires that the men against whom he’ll be competing.