Ezekiel Elliott RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ezekiel Elliott’s Mom Responds to Skip Bayless Throwing Away Her Son’s Jersey

    12 Up "Skip Bayless, co-host of FS1's "Undisputed," is notorious for endorsing the Dallas Cowboys, even if the team's ceiling is evidently limited. His irrational takes often include backing players that deserve criticism, which is why it was so surprising when he took..." November 13

  • Shannon Sharpe Thinks Dak Prescott Less Important Than Ezekiel Elliott

    Pop Culture "Sunday night, the Dallas Cowboys lost to the Minnesota Vikings, but quarterback Dak Prescott still performed with 397 passing yards and three touchdowns. Ezekiel Elliott, however, only ran for 47 yards and tallied 16 as a receiving option. For Shannon Sharpe,..." November 12

  • Ezekiel Elliott doesn’t think he’s been best RB of 2019

    Dallas Morning News "Ezekiel Elliott is being paid like the NFL’s top running back. On Wednesday, he said that he doesn’t believe he’s been that this year. The Cowboys running back is off to a highly productive start in 2019. This is especially true when considering the team..." November 07

  • Ezekiel Elliott disrespected the Giants on and off the field Monday night

    Sporting News "Ezekiel Elliott made it look easy Monday night, and maybe because it was. The Cowboys running back went off for 139 yards in the 37-18 stomping of the Giants on "Monday Night Football," and according to Elliott, the effort couldn't have been..." November 05

  • Steak, sausages, chicken burgers: Ezekiel Elliott takes young Cowboys RBs under his wing

    USA Today "Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott grills the meat. Hot dogs, steak, smoked sausages. Want chicken? He can grill chicken breasts or wings, and he’ll even make chicken burgers. He taught himself one summer in college. Sides range from mac and cheese and mashed..." October 25

  • Ezekiel Elliott After Win: We Don't Give a F--k What Doug Pederson Says

    SI "My late great radio pal Leon Simon used to philosophize, "What you do speak so loud, I can't hear what you say.'' So it is with the Dallas Cowboys and their dominant 37-10 win over the visiting Eagles on Sunday, and their profane insistence that Philly coach Doug..." October 21

  • Ezekiel Elliott's Dad Being Investigated for Allegedly Owning Escaped African Wild Cat That Got Shot

    New York Post "Ezekiel Elliott’s dad could be in a pawful lot of trouble. An African wild cat believed to be owned by the Cowboys star’s father terrorized his Ohio neighborhood before it was shot dead by deputies, it was revealed Wednesday. The midsized, spotted feline —..." October 17

  • Ezekiel Elliott: ‘We Have To Play Better, It Wasn't The Refs’

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was not having any excuses following his team’s 34-24 home loss to the Green Bay Packers. A game that was defined as much by questionable calls as mistakes from the Cowboys resulted in a second consecutive loss for Elliott and..." October 07

  • Ezekiel Elliott blames himself for fumble that didn’t look like fumble

    Pro Football Talk "Ezekiel Elliott has lost one fumble a season in his four NFL seasons. That’s one every 235 carries. Ball security isn’t an issue for the Cowboys running back. Elliott fumbled late in the second quarter Sunday. It appeared his elbow was down before the ball..." October 03

  • Cowboys' title-caliber triplets

    NFL.com "I know some folks like to take shots at Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for winning just four playoff games in the 23 seasons since Dallas last won the Super Bowl, but the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee still has a proven formula for building a title winner. In fact, it..." September 28

  • The training wheels are coming off for Ezekiel Elliott

    Dallas Morning News "The Cowboys monitored Ezekiel Elliott’s snap count during the first two games this season, careful not to overload his plate following a 40-day contract holdout. Moving forward, the counting stops. Elliott’s training wheels appear ready for removal entering..." September 20

  • Ezekiel Elliott off to the fastest start of his career

    Pro Football Talk "Ezekiel Elliott has led the league in rushing in two of his three seasons. The only time he didn’t was in 2017 when he served a six-game suspension. Even that season, the Cowboys running back led the league in yards per game. As good as Elliott has been, he’s..." September 19

  • Ezekiel Elliott’s Ex-Girlfriend Wants to Give Their Relationship Another Try After He Signed His Extension

    Black Sports Online "After a highly publicized showdown with Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys for a more lucrative contract Ezekiel Elliott isn’t stopping at simply returning to the football field. Following a series of alleged instances of infidelity, and a break-up over the summer, signs began..." September 18

  • Ezekiel Elliott Wanted Way More Money From Cowboys

    Total Pro Sports "The 2019 offseason was quite the bust one for the Dallas Cowboys as they locked a number of their young stars with lucrative contracts. DeMarcus Lawrence, La’el Collins and Jaylon Smith all earned new contracts this summer. Coming in real late was Ezekiel Elliott after..." September 14

  • NFL Allowing Antonio Brown to Play After Screwing Over Ezekiel Elliott is Hypocrisy at its Finest

    12 Up "Roger Goodell remains as consistently inconsistent as ever, given how the league's brainstrust has reacted to the Antonio Brown news. The NFL decided not to suspend the New England Patriots wide receiver's activity just yet, keeping him off the..." September 13

  • Ezekiel Elliott says he's ready for a full workload, but Cowboys are likely to remain cautious

    Sporting News "Ezekiel Elliott wants the ball. The 24-year-old star, who held out for the entire preseason, rushed for 53 yards on 13 carries in the Cowboys' Week 1 win over the Giants. He said he wants to play a bigger role in the team's matchup with the Redskins on..." September 12

  • Saquon Barkley not fazed with being the ‘face of the franchise’

    ESPN "Saquon Barkley jump-cut to his right, then jump-cut to the left as he zigzagged across the field before leaping over Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and lowering his shoulder to run through Avonte Maddox for another four yards. It was a thing of beauty, a dance routine on a football..." September 11

  • Do Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott, Amari Cooper resemble Dallas Cowboys' 1990s triplets?

    USA Today "The Dallas Cowboys saw an offensive weapon hit 100 receiving yards just four times last season. No receiver topped the mark in Dallas’ first five games of 2018. On Sunday, the Cowboys opened 2019 to a faster start. Their 35-17 win over the Giants not only featured a 100-yard..." September 10

  • Ezekiel Elliott says he felt a 'little rusty'

    Sporting News "Ezekiel Elliott doesn't think he had his best performance Sunday.  The 24-year-old star was back in the Cowboys' backfield in their Week 1 win over the Giants after holding out for the entire preseason. Elliott, who signed a six-year, $90 million extension..." September 09

  • Byron Jones won't start vs. Giants, snap count will be monitored along with DeMarcus Lawrence, Ezekiel Elliott

    CBS Sports "It came down to the wire, but the Dallas Cowboys are at full strength entering their Week 1 fight with the New York Giants.  The longstanding holdout of running back Ezekiel Elliott has come to an end, with the two-time NFL rushing champ signing a six-year extension on Wednesday..." September 08

  • Cowboys cut veteran RB Morris to make way for Zeke's return

    Dallas Morning News "Ezekiel Elliott is officially on the Cowboys' roster. At least for a little while, Alfred Morris is not. The Cowboys released Morris to clear a roster spot for Elliott, a source said Saturday. Elliott reported to the club Wednesday after reaching a six-year, $90 million..." September 07

  • Ezekiel Elliott Donates $100k To Salvation Army ... After Signing New Deal

    TMZ "Ezekiel Elliott is making sure a whole lot of people eat after he got his chunk of Jerry Jones' pie ... telling reporters Thursday he's donating $100,000 to the Salvation Army!!! Zeke just got a brand new 6-year, $90 MILLION contract from Jerry and the Cowboys ... and he just..." September 05

  • Jason Garrett: Too early to say if Ezekiel Elliott will be on pitch count

    NFL.com "Ezekiel Elliott is back in the mix after inking a six-year, $90 million contract extension. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett was impressed with Elliott's first practice with the team since the running back's holdout began. "Zeke did a great job," Garrett told..." September 05

  • Cowboys Owner Jones Gives Ezekiel Elliott 'Zeke Who' Shirt At Presser

    105.3 The Fan "He said it after a game, some feelings allegedly got hurt, and now it's the biggest joke that's been put on a t-shirt!  At the Dallas Cowboys press conference today at The Star in Frisco, team owner Jerry Jones, COO Stephen Jones and star RB Ezekiel Elliott took part in a..." September 05

  • Ezekiel Elliott Deal May Be Only the Start of Headaches for Cowboys, Jerry Jones

    Bleacher Report "The Dallas Cowboys have one of the NFL's greatest problems: They have an abundance of talent. This, of course, is a dilemma many teams would love to have. The Bengalswould turn over their front office to an actual Bengal tiger to have this..." September 05

  • Ezekiel Elliott got paid while owner Jerry Jones got played

    USA Today "Well, this was a colossal waste of everybody’s time. Ezekiel Elliott has a new extension worth $90 million over six years and likely will be in uniform for the Dallas Cowboys when their season begins Sunday, as pretty much everybody has predicted from the moment this..." September 04

  • Ezekiel Elliott: Jerry Jones’ ‘Zeke who’ comment is ‘far behind us’

    Yardbarker "There are no hard feelings between running back Ezekiel Elliott and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. Jones jokingly said “Zeke who?” after a standout preseason performance by rookie running back Tony Pollard in August, a remark that apparently upset some in Elliott’s..." September 04

  • Ezekiel Elliott admits he did not expect deal to get done Tuesday night

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was pleased to wake up to a deal on Wednesday morning — but he was a bit surprised, too. Elliott admitted Wednesday that he went to bed “in a bad place” on Tuesday, as he did not see a deal getting done with the Cowboys..." September 04

  • Ezekiel Elliott Explains Why He Really Wanted to Be the Highest-Paid Running Back in the NFL

    The Big Lead "Ezekiel Elliott signed a new contract with the Dallas Cowboys that makes him the NFL’s highest-paid running back. Ed Werder spoke with Elliott and the NFL’s highest-paid running back told him why being the NFL’s highest-paid running back was..." September 04

  • Jason Garrett's elated to have Ezekiel Elliott back, but tells Cowboys RB to 'get back to work'

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "“Zeke Watch” has come to an end. The Dallas Cowboys and the star running back have agreed on a 6-year, $90 million extension, the team announced Wednesday morning. The deal makes Ezekiel Elliott the highest-paid running back in the league. September 04

  • Clause In Ezekiel Elliott's Contract Allows Cowboys To Void Almost All Guaranteed Money

    Total Pro Sports "On Wednesday morning, the news finally came down that the Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott have come to terms on a six-year, $90 million contract extension The deal has $50 million guaranteed, which surpasses Todd Gurley’s $45 million as the most for an NFL running..." September 04

  • Ezekiel Elliott expected to play limited role in Week 1

    Larry Brown Sports "Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys have worked out a long-term contract extension just in time for the star running back to play in Week 1 against the New York Giants, but he may be eased back into things. Elliott is expected to play somewhat of a limited role in Sunday’s..." September 04

  • Running back holdouts like Ezekiel Elliott and Melvin Gordon's could become the norm for top-tier backs

    CBS Sports "We should probably get used to the concept of running backs skipping out on training camp. And I don't blame them one bit. I'd do the exact same thing in their position. The realities of the NFL are not changing anytime soon. America, at least in the eyes of the NFL,..." September 04

  • Ezekiel Elliott agrees to 6-yr, $90M contract extension

    NFL.com "The Dallas nightmare is over. Ezekiel Elliott has a new massive contract extension that will keep him wearing the Cowboys' star for years to come. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the Cowboys and Zeke agreed to a six-year, $90 million extension, per..." September 04

  • Ezekiel Elliott: I’ve been ready

    Pro Football Talk "Ezekiel Elliott doesn’t have a deal with the Cowboys yet, but he’s ready to rejoin his team. “I’ve been ready,” Elliott said as he arrived at D/FW Airport on Tuesday evening. Agent Rocky Arceneaux made the flight with the star running back from..." September 03

  • Dak Prescott talks progress between Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys: ‘Most talented offense’ I’ve played with

    USA Today "Dak Prescott remembers the jab. Sitting at his locker in May, the Cowboys quarterback told reporters that playing 2019 on the final year of his contract wouldn’t be crazy. Jason Garrett is coaching on the final year of his deal, Prescott said. Some teammates, including wide..." September 03

  • How the Cowboys should game plan without Zeke

    Blogging The Boys "Few fans of the Dallas Cowboys thought that Ezekiel Elliott would still be holding out just days before the season opener against the New York Giants. But here we are, with wildly divergent rumors and reports swirling about the progress. or lack thereof. towards..." September 03

  • Wanna Solve the Ezekiel Elliott Holdout Problem? Let Players Go to NFL Earlier

    Bleacher Report "See if you can spot the problem with the way running backs are paid for their labor, based on the examples below:  Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor rushed for 135 yards and two touchdowns Friday night against South Florida, giving him 622 rushes, 4,306 rushing yards and 31..." September 03

  • NFL Rumors: Ezekiel Elliott close on a 6-year, $90 million extension with Cowboys

    Clutch Points "Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys are closing in on a new deal, according to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk. The extension isn’t done yet, but it’s close and expected to be for six years, $90 million. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Tuesday..." September 03

  • Ezekiel Elliott reportedly flying back to Dallas as extension talks heat up

    Larry Brown Sports "Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys are still trying to hammer out a contract extension before Week 1, and it would appear the star running back thinks there’s a chance of that happening. Elliott has been away from the Cowboys training on his own in Mexico, but he is..." September 03

  • Report: Cowboys Are ‘Frustrated’ With Ezekiel Elliott & His Agent After Perceived Progress

    Total Pro Sports "Just when Dallas Cowboys fans thought they could take a sigh of relief, it looks like they will be holding their breath once again. Earlier on Sunday, multiple reports stated talks between the Cowboys and Elliot have intensified this weekend and that a deal was on the horizon. That..." September 03

  • Jason Garrett: Ezekiel Elliott needs to report to play

    ESPN "As the Dallas Cowboys begin preparations for their season opener against the New York Giants with practice Monday, coach Jason Garrett would not commit to a time frame for when Ezekiel Elliott needs to be with the team in order to play. "Zeke is as capable as anybody I know...." September 02

  • Terrell Owens On Ezekiel Elliott: ‘Pay the man’

    TMZ "Terrell Owens has some sage advice for Jerry Jones -- PAY EZEKIEL ELLIOTT!!! Cause da 'Boys need Zeke, not the other way around. We got the ex-Cowboys wide receiver early Monday morning outside Delilah in WeHo and we straight-up asked him if he had any advice for the Dallas..." September 02

  • Momentum between Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott stalls

    Yahoo! Sports "Just when it seemed likely that Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s holdout would last into the regular season, the pendulum began to swing the other way on Saturday. By Sunday, the pendulum slowed down, considerably. Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports reports that, while talks..." September 02

  • No talks between Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys Sunday; RB ’50-50' to play in Week 1

    Yardbarker "Contrary to what has been reported by many , Todd Archer of ESPN reports the Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott did not in fact discuss a contract on Sunday. As Archer noted, this doesn’t mean that a deal cannot quickly come together. However, his report was also supported by..." September 01

  • Ezekiel Elliot and the Cowboys still at odds in contract negotiation

    Fantasy Pros "There was a lot of optimism over the last few days when it was announced that the Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliot had rejoined the negotiation table. However, a recent report states that there are still significant differences that need to be resolved between the two camps. Elliot and his..." September 01

  • Contract Talks 'Intensifying' Between Cowboys And Ezekiel Elliott

    The Big Lead "Ezekiel Elliott has yet to be seen in a Cowboys uniform this summer, but that may soon be coming to an end. Adam Schefter reports contract discussions between Dallas and their All-Pro running back are “intensifying”, and the sides want to come to a deal by the end of the..." August 31

  • Should The Eagles Attempt Trading For Ezekiel Elliott?

    Heavy "The Eagles are stacked at the skill positions, from running back to wide receiver to tight end. No weaknesses. But what if they could make a blockbuster trade to get even better? Spoiler alert: this isn’t about Jadeveon Clowney. The Eagles might not have the assets to land..." August 31

  • Michael Irvin 'Zeke Won't Sit Out Season ... But He'll Be Pissed'

    TMZ "Good news, bad news for the Dallas Cowboys ... The good: Michael Irvin says Ezekiel Elliott will NOT sit out this season over his contract feud with the team!! The bad: Irvin says the running back will be SUPER PISSED if he has to play on his current deal. "I..." August 31

  • Cowboys Foolish to Risk Super Bowl-Caliber Season on Ezekiel Elliott Gamble

    Bleacher Report "It's been nearly 25 years since the Dallas Cowboys last held aloft the Lombardi Trophy. In the two-plus decades since Super Bowl XXX, they're 4-10 in the playoffs and haven't made it past the divisional round. That was supposed to change in 2019. The..." August 30