Ezekiel Elliott RUMORS & NEWS

  • Robert Griffin III Names The Perfect Prospect The Cowboys ‘Have To’ Draft After Cutting Ezekiel Elliott

    Total Pro Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are officially moving on from running back Ezekiel Elliott after the team decided to cut him from the roster. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made the news official in a statement. “We have mutually agreed with Zeke that the best decision for..." March 20

  • “Slim” chance Ezekiel Elliott returns to Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "It’s impossible to imagine the Cowboys without running back Ezekiel Elliott, and it’s hard to imagine Elliott without the Cowboys. But that’s where we’ll be, once the Cowboys officially release Elliott. He has a $10.9 million base salary for 2023..." March 16

  • Cowboys’ Dak Prescott gets brutally honest on Ezekiel Elliott’s release

    Clutch Points "Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott have been Dallas Cowboys teammates for the past seven seasons. However, their partnership has been split up following Elliot’s release. Prescott gave his honest reaction to this release and what it’ll be like playing for..." March 16

  • Cowboys release Ezekiel Elliott: It was right move as strong free agency continues

    The Athletic "Last August, Jerry Jones was a guest on ESPN’s First Take. The morning sports debate show had a stage set up in front of The Star in Frisco, Texas. With Cowboys fans gathered in the background, the team’s owner and general manager raved about three-time Pro Bowl..." March 16

  • Buccaneers Interested In Signing Ezekiel Elliott

    Bleacher Report "Ezekiel Elliott might be staying in the NFC. While NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero reported the Dallas Cowboys will release him with a post-June 1 designation, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times noted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are..." March 16

  • Three Optimal Ezekiel Elliott Landing Spots

    The Big Lead "Ezekiel Elliott is about to hit the free agent market. Dallas Cowboys reporter Clarence Hill reports the team plans to cut their longtime running back, a move that will save them nearly $11 million in cap space assuming it is designated as a post-June 1 cut. This doesn't..." March 15

  • Ezekiel Elliott Released by Cowboys amid $16.4M Salary-Cap Hit

    Bleacher Report "The Dallas Cowboys have reportedly informed running back Ezekiel Elliott that he will be released, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero. Elliott will be designated as a post-June 1 release. He has a $16.7 million cap hit for 2023. A post-June 1..." March 15

  • Jerry Jones: Ezekiel Elliott’s impact and influence are seared into Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys owner Jerry Jones confirmed that the team is releasing running back Ezekiel Elliott as the new league year gets underway. A report on Wednesday indicated that Elliott was already informed of the move, which Jones called “one of the toughest parts of operating a..." March 15

  • Cowboys set to make shocking Ezekiel Elliott decision

    Clutch Points "Longtime Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s time in Dallas looks all but finished. The Cowboys are reportedly preparing to release the three-time Pro Bowler, according to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Per a source close to the..." March 15

  • What should the Cowboys do with Ezekiel Elliott?

    ESPN "After the Dallas Cowboys placed the $10.091 million franchise tag on Tony Pollard on Monday, the attention immediately moved to fellow running back Ezekiel Elliott. Elliott is set to count $16.4 million against the salary cap with a nonguaranteed $10.4..." March 07

  • Cowboys Cutting Ezekiel Elliott? Keeping RB Seems 'Far-Fetched'

    SI "The Dallas Cowboys have made one big decision at their running back room crossroads, with the decision to franchise tag Tony Pollard. And now comes the next one, with Ezekiel Elliott still set to cost $16.7 million and with an escape hatch available to cut..." March 07

  • Cowboys' Jerry Jones wants to keep Ezekiel Elliott, feels team can find way to keep veteran RB, Tony Pollard

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have some decisions to make with their running backs this offseason. Maybe they find a way to keep both Tony Pollard and Ezekiel Elliott, maybe Zeke is released while Pollard is re-signed, or maybe Dallas moves on from both.   On..." March 06

  • Cowboys Need To Move On From Both Ezekiel Elliott & Tony Pollard According To NFL Insider

    Total Pro Sports "The Dallas Cowboys’ running back room is one of the more intriguing NFL offseason storylines to follow in the coming days. Tony Pollard, who led the Cowboys in rushing last season, needs a new contract. The cap-strapped Cowboys also need to make a decision on two-time rushing..." March 06

  • Ezekiel Elliott Has 'Very Little Left in His Legs,' Scouts Say

    Bleacher Report "There was a time not long ago when Ezekiel Elliott was widely seen as one of the best running backs in the NFL, but that is reportedly no longer the case. Bob Sturm of The Athletic reported Wednesday that scouts believe "he has very little left in his legs, and the word is..." February 21

  • Ezekiel Elliott will only return to Cowboys in 2023 on one condition

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys made their first big change of the 2023 NFL offseason by cutting ties with offensive coordinator Kellen Moore, allowing Mike McCarthy to control play-calling. Now, another significant move could be imminent. Dallas currently sits more than $7 million over..." February 19

  • Report Reveals Likely Scenarios For Cowboys RBs Tony Pollard And Ezekiel Elliott This Offseason

    Total Pro Sports "The Dallas Cowboys leaned on the dynamic rushing duo of Tony Pollard and Ezekiel Elliott, who led them to another 12-win season plus a Wild Card Round victory against Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. But Pollard, coming off a career-high 1,007 rushing yards, can..." February 09

  • Would Cowboys release both Tyron Smith and Ezekiel Elliott? It’s a serious discussion

    Dallas Morning News "Ezekiel Elliott has punished defenders with his running style and won over fans with his playful antics and cartoon giggle. Tyron Smith has been a quiet pillar of the offensive line for the better part of decade. Elliott and Smith are two of the more accomplished..." February 05

  • Sizing up the Cowboys options for Ezekiel Elliott

    CBS Sports "Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard formed arguably the NFL's best running back tandem this season. The duo may be headed for a break up. Pollard, who suffered a high ankle sprain and broken left fibula in the Cowboys' season ending 19-12 loss to..." January 27

  • Ezekiel Elliott Would Consider Pay Cut To Stay With Cowboys

    The Comeback "The Dallas Cowboys fell short on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers. The loss led to some major questions regarding the future of star running back Ezekiel Elliott in Dallas. Elliott has four years remaining on his contract. The Cowboys, though, can potentially..." January 24

  • Three Ezekiel Elliott Free Agency Destinations

    The Big Lead "Last night may have been Ezekiel Elliott's last game in a Dallas Cowboys uniform and it is rather unfortunate that the last play of that game featured Elliott getting plowed over by a defensive lineman while playing center in the dumbest trick play we've ever seen. Alas,..." January 23

  • Why the Cowboys must move on from Ezekiel Elliott in 2023

    Clutch Points "It has now been seven full seasons since Ezekiel Elliott became the face of the Dallas Cowboys after being selected as the fourth overall pick in the 2016 draft. Elliott’s early years in silver and blue were some of the most productive ever by a Cowboys running back,..." January 23

  • Ezekiel Elliott makes his stance on Cowboys clear

    Larry Brown Sports "Ezekiel Elliott is facing an uncertain future with the Dallas Cowboys, but the star running back has made his stance on whether he wants to return quite clear. After the Cowboys lost to the San Francisco 49ers in the Divisional Round on Sunday, Elliott was asked if he thinks he will..." January 23

  • Analyzing If Derrick Henry, Ezekiel Elliott Should Make The Hall Of Fame

    Total Pro Sports "Compared to previous decades, it’s a lot harder for today’s NFL running backs to play their ways towards gold jackets. Adrian Peterson, currently a free agent, is the only active NFL running back who’s a lock for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In regards to running..." December 26

  • Ezekiel Elliott Lashed Out At Reporters Over Question About Odell Beckham Jr.

    Total Pro Sports "This week, members of the Dallas Cowboys spent the evening at the Mavs game trying to win over free agent wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Odell Beckham Jr. had his long-awaited face-to-face visit with the Dallas Cowboys on Monday, and the Cowboys continued their recruitment of the..." December 08

  • Jerry Jones Responds To Ezekiel Elliott Being Punished Before Sunday Night Football

    Total Pro Sports "The Dallas Cowboys destroyed the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday Night Football. When the Cowboys offense took the field for the first time Sunday night, it was also the first time for a bunch of the fans. Ezekiel Elliott was standing on the sideline healthy and not starting at..." December 06

  • Ezekiel Elliott offers honest take on splitting carries with Tony Pollard

    Larry Brown Sports "Tony Pollard has seen an increased role in the Dallas Cowboys’ backfield this season, and the team has been rewarded for showing faith in him. Heck, even Ezekiel Elliott understands why he has been losing touches to his running mate. Pollard started over Elliott in Sunday..." December 05

  • Ezekiel Elliott didn’t start for first time in his career due to minor disciplinary issue

    The Score "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott began Week 13's Sunday Night Football on the bench as a disciplinary measure, owner Jerry Jones revealed after the game. Jones said the related issue wasn't significant. " December 05

  • Where do Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott, Tony Pollard rank among elite RB duos?

    ESPN "Mike McCarthy went through the rolodex in his mind pretty quickly as he stood at the podium after the Dallas Cowboys throttled the Minnesota Vikings, 40-3, on Sunday. Has he had a running back combination like Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard at..." November 21

  • Ezekiel Elliott: “We want Odell Beckham Jr."

    Pro Football Talk "It’s happening. As receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. closes in on being cleared to play, the Cowboys are expressing interest in him. Specifically, Cowboys players have begun expressing interest in Beckham. “We want him,” Cowboys running back Ezekiel..." November 09

  • Jerry Jones: We anticipate having Ezekiel Elliott back against Packers

    Pro Football Talk "The word before the Cowboys’ bye week was that they expected running back Ezekiel Elliott to recover from his knee injury in time to face the Packers in Week 10 and Elliott’s absence from practice on Monday hasn’t changed that outlook. Head coach..." November 08

  • Ezekiel Elliott leaks Cowboys’ helmets for Thanksgiving game

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has given fans a glimpse at what the team’s uniforms for their annual Thanksgiving Day game are going to look like. Elliott shared a photo of a Cowboys’ throwback helmet on his Instagram story Wednesday. " November 02

  • Jerry Jones: Ezekiel Elliott's role won't change despite Tony Pollard's breakout game

    The Score "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Sunday that running back Ezekiel Elliott's role in the offense won't change when he returns from the knee injury that sidelined him against the Chicago Bears. "There's no argument. Zeke's ability to punish,..." October 31

  • Mike McCarthy: Ezekiel Elliott is doing better than we anticipated, has a chance of playing

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been missing practice this week with a knee injury, but coach Mike McCarthy says Elliott is getting better rapidly and might play Sunday against the Bears. “He’s doing a lot better than we anticipated early in..." October 28

  • Ezekiel Elliott reveals special skill that sets Micah Parsons apart

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Cowboys surprised a lot of people on Sunday when they defeated the Cincinnati Bengals, 20-17. Despite playing without their quarterback, Dak Prescott, the offense did just enough to get the win. But it was the Cowboys defense that led the way. They sacked Bengals QB Joe..." September 20