Ezekiel Elliott RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jerry Jones doesn't think NFL will discipline Ezekiel Elliott for Vegas incident

    Sportsnaut "Ezekiel Elliott was detained but not arrested at a Las Vegas music festival last weekend, and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones doesn’t anticipate any league discipline stemming from the incident. Speaking with reporters on Thursday, Jones also noted he..." May 23

  • Ezekiel Elliott in line to become highest-paid RB in NFL history

    247 Sports "x Ezekiel Elliott will soon be doing his best "Scrooge McDuck swimming in the money bin" impression. The 23-year-old running back is arguably the best in all of football at his position and has been since being selected fourth-overall by the Dallas Cowboys in..." May 22

  • The Cowboys Would Be Crazy to Give Ezekiel Elliott a Big Extension

    The Big Lead "Ezekiel Elliott’s detainment at EDC Las Vegas this past weekend was the latest of his off-the-field misadventures. Elliott has already been suspended for violating the league’s domestic abuse policy back in 2017, and what we’ll call an unflattering video of him at..." May 21

  • Are Dallas Cowboys standing by Ezekiel Elliott after another off-the-field ‘bump’?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Once again, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is making headlines for all the wrong reasons. TMZ was first to report Elliott was handcuffed over the weekend at a music festival in Las Vegas, following a physical confrontation with a member of..." May 21

  • Cowboys say Ezekiel Elliott Vegas incident will not impact contract talks

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys say that the incident involving Ezekiel Elliott over the weekend in Las Vegas will not impact their long-term contract talks with him. Elliott was handcuffed and detained briefly during an incident at the Electric Daisy Carnival music festival early Sunday..." May 21

  • Lawyer: Handcuffing of Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott in Las Vegas an overreaction

    USA Today "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed and detained but not arrested or charged with any crime early Saturday morning in Las Vegas following an incident at a music festival in which he appeared to shove a security guard to the ground. TMZ published video that..." May 20

  • Ezekiel Elliott Handcuffed After Shoving Event Staffer at Vegas Music Festival

    TMZ "Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed at the EDC music festival in Las Vegas over the weekend after he shoved a security guard to the ground and TMZ Sports has the video.  ... but the NFL star's attorney says Zeke was NOT formally arrested (only detained) and claims the whole thing..." May 20

  • Ezekiel Elliott believes Cowboys have “a lot of the right pieces”

    Pro Football Talk "Jason Witten, who has played 15 seasons, said last week the 2019 Cowboys roster is “the most talent I’ve seen.” Ezekiel Elliott hasn’t played as long, with 12 fewer seasons. But the Cowboys were the No. 1 seed in the NFC his rookie season of 2016, with seven..." May 19

  • Ezekiel Elliott talks about paying for funeral services of high schooler

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott talked to the media Wednesday for the first time since the end of the 2018 season at the team’s Reliant Home Run Derby at Dr. Pepper Ballpark. First and foremost, Elliott said he is not concerned about the timing of a contract..." May 17

  • How Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott, and Amari Cooper can all get paid

    Blogging The Boys "As we inch closer and closer to the 2019 season for the Dallas Cowboys there are still some important matters at hand that need addressing. These matters involve the contractual status of several Cowboys players that are the cornerstones of the franchise in its current..." May 16

  • Cowboys’ running back Ezekiel Elliott ‘not concerned’ by contract situation

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Cowboys are coming to an impasse. Several of the team’s young stars desire new, more lucrative, contracts, chief among them being third-year running back Ezekiel Elliott. Yet, the Cowboys also have deals to complete with Amari Cooper and Dak..." May 16

  • Ezekiel Elliott needed just five words to respond to Dallas Cowboys reducing his workload

    USA Today "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott hasn’t asked for a workload reduction. His coaches have indicated they’ll reduce his carries anyway. “It’s just physics,” running backs coach Gary Brown said last week at rookie minicamp. “Year..." May 16

  • Cowboys want Ezekiel Elliott involved but fresh, too

    Clutch Points "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has established himself as one of the premier workhorses in the NFL. Despite his success in such role, the Cowboys have indicated that they would like to lighten his workload a bit moving forward. Elliott’s taken on a central role in..." May 12

  • Ezekiel Elliott reportedly offers to pay for funeral of slain middle schooler

    Larry Brown Sports "Ezekiel Elliott reached out to a grieving family with a kind gesture, according to a report. Jaylon McKenzie, an 8th grader who was a top football prospect, was shot and killed while leaving a party after being struck by a stray bullet on Saturday night. The 14-year-old..." May 08

  • Cowboys Exec. Stephen Jones: Ezekiel Elliott Extension Is A “Priority”, But Still No Timetable

    NFL Trade Rumors "Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones mentioned during an interview with Pro Football Talk on Friday that signing RB Ezekiel Elliott to an extension is a priority, but there’s still no timetable to get an agreement in place.  “I think those..." May 03

  • Does drafting RB Tony Pollard tell us if Cowboys will give Ezekiel Elliott a second contract?

    Blogging The Boys "The Dallas Cowboys are fast approaching a “fish or cut bait” decision regarding Ezekiel Elliott. He’s entering the fourth year of his rookie deal, which includes a team option to retain Zeke for a fifth season. Which means they are soon going to have..." May 02

  • NFL Rumors: Cowboys Might Not Extend Ezekiel Elliott

    Inquisitr "Ezekiel Elliott is one of the top running backs in the NFL, and he’s only 23 years old. The Dallas Cowboys picked him with the 4th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft — out of Ohio State — and he’s since established himself as a star running back. Elliott led the league..." May 01

  • Ezekiel Elliott's Dad 'Zeke's Next Contract? It'll Be Most RB Money Ever!!!'

    TMZ "Move over Todd Gurley ... Ezekiel Elliott's contract is about to TOP your epic $57.5 MILLION deal -- so says Zeke's dad, who tells TMZ Sports the Cowboys are about to make his son rich!! "Ezekiel will be the highest-paid running back EVER," Stacy Elliott says ......" April 28

  • Report: Cowboys Pick Up Ezekiel Elliott's Fifth-Year Option

    SI "The Dallas Cowboys picked up the fifth-year option on running back Ezekiel Elliott's contract, reports ESPN.com's Field Yates. Teams have until May 3 to give written notice to the player that they plan to exercise or reject the option. Elliott has been one..." April 24

  • Ezekiel Elliott sends message to those concerned about his weight

    Larry Brown Sports "Ezekiel Elliott shared a photo on social media recently that got fans buzzing with speculation that he is out of shape and has gained weight this offseason, and the Dallas Cowboys has issued a clear response to that talk. The photo in question was posted on Sunday, and many felt it..." April 23

  • Ezekiel Elliott's Instagram post has fans concerned about his weight

    USA Today "We're well into the NFL offseason with training camp still around three months away. Aside from offseason workouts, players can use this time to enjoy themselves and prepare for the next season. Basically, they don't need to be in football shape. But this is also the NFL, and..." April 21

  • Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott set ‘great example’ by showing up without extension

    Clutch Points "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott may be going into 2019 without a new deal, but that has not stopped him from showing up at Cowboys workouts, and his decision to do so impressed Fox Sports analyst Skip Bayless: “What a great example he showed yesterday showing up for..." April 17

  • Cowboys Plan To Pick Up RB Ezekiel Elliott’s Fifth-Year Option

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to the Athletic’s Calvin Watkins, the Cowboys plan to pick up the fifth-year option for RB Ezekiel Elliott. Cowboys VP Stephen Jones said the deal would likely be done a few days before the deadline on May 3.  The fifth-year option..." April 17

  • Cowboys VP: Cowboys looking to add RB depth behind Ezekiel Elliott

    Sportsnaut "As the Dallas Cowboys look towards the 2019 NFL Draft, they have a goal of making life a little easier on Ezekiel Elliott. Cowboys VP Stephen Jones noted on Tuesday that he wants to get Elliott some help in the backfield. Elliott can definitely use a lighter..." April 16

  • Ezekiel Elliott shows up to offseason program despite seeking new contract

    Larry Brown Sports "Ezekiel Elliott has been one of the top running backs in football for the past three seasons and wants to be compensated accordingly, but it does not look like he plans to hold out for a new contract — at least not yet. Elliott showed up for the start of the Dallas..." April 15

  • Should Ezekiel Elliott hold out for a new deal?

    Pro Football Talk "With all the talk of all the Cowboys players who soon will be getting new deals, the one guy who gets mentioned the least is running back Ezekiel Elliott. Given the wear and tear inherent to position that he plays, it’s hard not to wonder whether the Cowboys would like to chew up all..." March 19

  • Cowboys know Todd Gurley deal “probably where it starts” with Ezekiel Elliott

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence is the biggest impending free agent on the Cowboys, but he isn’t the only player that may be in line for a new contract from the team in the near future. That point was illustrated by executive vice president Stephen Jones’ meeting..." February 26

  • The Cowboys Have Already Made A Decision On RB Ezekiel Elliott

    The Spun "The 2018 NFL regular season and ensuing offseason featured one of the league’s best running backs, Le’Veon Bell, sitting out. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ star running back did not get the kind of contract extension he was seeking, so he missed the entire year. The Steelers appear..." February 26

  • The Cowboys should only keep Ezekiel Elliott at their price, and not pay top dollar

    Blogging The Boys "Judging by the number of readers and the social media engagement, I agitated the waste matter quite a bit with my post about whether Ezekiel Elliott was worth a big second contract from the Dallas Cowboys. It is a topic where even the staff here at BTB don’t..." February 25

  • Dak Prescott shut down the idea of any drama between him and Ezekiel Elliott

    Blogging The Boys "News about the Cowboys was not in short supply last week. It was officially announced that Kellen Moore would be the team’s offensive coordinator (he might even call plays too) and Gil Brandt was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Even though..." February 04

  • Hold out questions with Ezekiel Elliott and DeMarcus Lawrence loom ahead for Cowboys

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Pro Bowl finally is over, to the delight of everyone, so the Dallas Cowboys can officially shift their focus to 2019. And while finalizing the coaching staff is the first item on the agenda — possibly as soon as this week — bigger offseason concerns are..." January 29

  • Ezekiel Elliott Altercation with Celeb DJ ... Dak Played Peacemaker

    TMZ "Ezekiel Elliott was involved in an altercation with a HUGE celebrity DJ in Vegas early Monday morning -- with the DJ going off about the incident on video after the fact ... and it's intense.  But, sources connected to Zeke tell us ... the Cowboys star is adamant he..." January 23

  • Ezekiel Elliott: They dominated us up front

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys ran for 164 yards in their playoff win over the Seahawks and facing a Rams team that gave up more than 122 yards a game in the regular season seemed to set them up for another good outing on the ground. That’s not how things played out in Los Angeles on Saturday..." January 13

  • Elliott downplays Gurley showdown: ‘We want to win a Super Bowl’

    Sports Day "With each playoff win, the crowd of reporters during the week at The Star gets a little larger. There were so many at Tuesday's media availability that Ezekiel Elliott answered questions outside the locker room while standing on a small podium. All eyes will be following Elliott..." January 09

  • Ezekiel Elliott on Dak Prescott: He played like a grown man

    DallasCowboys.com "Asked to describe his teammate’s performance on Saturday, Ezekiel Elliott said Dak Prescott played like a “grown-ass man.” Obviously, at 6-2, 235 pounds, the 25-year-old Dak literally has been a man for quite some time. But Zeke isn’t wrong in what he was..." January 06

  • Ezekiel Elliott looking for extension from Cowboys

    Hot New Hip Hop "Ezekial Elliott wants his upcoming raise to reflect the "heavy workload" he's undertaken for the Cowboys. NFL insider Ian Rapoport has spoken to sources who gave him every indication Ezekiel Elliott is demanding a contract extension in the offseason. The timing of this..." January 05

  • Ezekiel Elliott on facing Seahawks: 'I'm ready to go right now'

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is feeling rested and fresh entering Saturday's wild-card playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks after sitting out of the regular-season finale. "Normally after a real game I'm not feeling ready to play until about Friday,..." January 01

  • Ezekiel Elliott won't play for Cowboys vs. Giants

    USA Today "The warrior will rest, after all. After giving signs all week that there was going to be some level of work in the Dallas Cowboys final regular season game of 2018, running back Ezekiel Elliott will get some rest after all. According to Jane Slater of the NFL Network, the league’s leading..." December 30

  • Ezekiel Elliott: I’m playing Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Ezekiel Elliott dressed but didn’t play the last time the Cowboys were in the situation they are in Sunday. They have the division title clinched and are locked into the fourth seed. But the Cowboys running back insisted Wednesday that he’s playing in the regular-season..." December 27

  • Obsessed Fantasy Football Player Goes Above and Beyond to Get Ezekiel Elliott Fumble Changed, Alters Playoffs

    The Big Lead "Lots of people awoke to a Fantasy Football surprise on Thursday. A minor stat correction involving Ezekiel Elliott, where a fumble lost was removed from his record for Sunday’s game involving the Colts, has swung a few fantasy football playoff matchups. It knocked some unsuspecting..." December 22

  • Ezekiel Elliott embarrassed by Cowboys' loss to Colts

    NFL.com "All was rolling along the right way for Ezekiel Elliott and the Cowboys until Sunday's trip to Indianapolis. It was there in which Dallas found disaster in the form of a 23-0 humbling loss at the hands of the surging Colts. The loss basically erased any hopes of the..." December 16

  • Ezekiel Elliott fined $26K for lowering helmet to initiate contact

    247 Sports "Ezekiel Elliott is being forced to pay up yet again. Less than two weeks after being fined $13,369 for what the NFL deemed as unsportsmanlike conduct, when the Dallas Cowboys' running back donated $21 to the Salvation Army kettle at AT&T Stadium on Thanksgiving, the league is..." December 14

  • Ezekiel Elliott is on the verge of history, but a rushing title doesn’t top his list of priorities

    Dallas Morning News "Ezekiel Elliott is on the verge of an accomplishment few in NFL history can boast of. The Cowboys running back can't match Jim Brown, who won the rushing title his first five years in the league. He can't catch Earl Campbell, who won the rushing title his first three seasons,..." December 13

  • Rushing title is “important” to Ezekiel Elliott

    Sports Day "Ezekiel Elliott believes it would be cool to win a second rushing title in his first three seasons. But it's not his emphasis as the Cowboys enter the final three games of the regular season. "I would say that's important to me," Elliott said...." December 12

  • Ezekiel Elliott becomes first offensive player penalized for helmet hit

    Pro Football Talk "For the first time all season, an offensive player was penalized for the helmet rule. Officials threw a flag on Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for lowering his head to initiate contact. “We’re just making some calls here that are tough, but we’re..." December 10

  • Ezekiel Elliott appeals unexpected fine for Salvation Army donation

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is appealing his $13,369 fine for unsportsmanlike conduct for dropping $21 into the Salvation Army kettle following a Thanksgiving Day touchdown against the Washington Redskins. "I mean I didn't really expect a fine, really..." December 05

  • NFL Fines Ezekiel Elliott for Dropping $21, Dak Prescott in Salvation Army Kettle

    SI "The NFL has fined Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott $13,369 for unsportsmanlike conduct after dropping money and QB Dak Prescott in the Salvation Army's red kettle last week, reports NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. The running back was fined for unsportsmanlike conduct for his..." December 02

  • Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott on pace for career high in touches

    Sporting News "Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott leads the NFL in rushing with 1,074 yards, and he's racking up touches at an alarming rate. Elliott is on a pace to reach a career-high 384 touches this season, and Dallas doesn't plan on making changes anytime soon. “His..." November 27