Ezekiel Elliott RUMORS & NEWS

  • Security guard’s complaint against Ezekiel Elliott isn’t “extortion”

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s contractual entanglement with the team, I’m fully in favor of Zeke’s position. When it comes to his legal entanglement with a 19-year-old security guard who ended up on the ground after an encounter with Elliott at a Las..." July 15

  • Ezekiel Elliott has privately said that he’s planning a training-camp holdout

    Pro Football Talk "Chargers running back Melvin Gordon isn’t being coy about his intent to hold out until he gets a new deal. Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliottapparently is, at least for now. Per a league source, Elliott has privately said that he will hold out of training camp..." July 15

  • Ezekiel Elliott’s attorneys accuse security guard of extortion

    USA Today "The security guard Ezekiel Elliott shoved this past May in Las Vegas has filed charges against the Dallas Cowboys running back.  Kyle Johnson, the security guard Elliott shoved into a metal fence during EDC Las Vegas, said he does not want to see the 23-year-old go..." July 14

  • Vegas security guard pressing charges against Ezekiel Elliott

    Sports Day "The story of Ezekiel Elliott's incident in Las Vegas earlier this offseason continues. According to Enzo Marino of Fox 5 Las Vegas (KVVU-TV), EDC security guard Kyle Johnson has pressed charges with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department against the Cowboys..." July 13

  • Dak Prescott Says It’s Not “Far-Fetched” For Him, Amari Cooper, Ezekiel Elliott To Be Highest-Paid

    NFL Trade Rumors "Cowboys QB Dak Prescott says he doesn’t believe he should have to take less money on his pending contract extension to allow the Cowboys to sign other players because of how much the cap will grow in the future.  “I don’t think it’s fair to sit..." July 11

  • Ezekiel Elliott’s free football camp in his hometown inspires youth

    Clutch Points "Ezekiel Elliott’s playing days are far from over. Just three years removed from being drafted, the Dallas Cowboys running back figures to be among the most dynamic playmakers in the NFL for at least the next half decade, health and availability provided. But after narrowly avoiding..." July 06

  • NFL Will Not Suspend Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ed Werder, the NFL informed the Cowboys today that RB Ezekiel Elliott did not violate the personal conduct policy and will not be suspended.  The NFL released the following statement: Immediately following reports of an incident in Las Vegas..." July 03

  • Report: Ezekiel Elliott unlikely to be suspended for Vegas incident

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday. The meeting stems from an altercation Elliott got into earlier this offseason in Las Vegas. While Elliott himself was apologetic following the meeting, there was no..." July 03

  • Ezekiel Elliott Drops Statement Apologizing for Las Vegas Incident Following Roger Goodell Meeting

    12 Up "After months of silence, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has finally released an official apology for an offseason incident involving a security guard at a music festival in Las Vegas that saw him end up at least briefly in handcuffs. Elliott took responsibility for his..." July 02

  • NFL is a Complete Joke if They Actually Screw Over Ezekiel Elliott Again

    12 Up "Ezekiel Elliott is now at the mercy of the NFL, and we can't help but think commissioner Roger Goodell is going to try and make an example out of him yet again. If a suspension does come to pass and Goodell decides to toss the book at Elliott, it'll prove once and for all that..." July 01

  • Ezekiel Elliott To Meet With Roger Goodell

    The Spun "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will reportedly be meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at league headquarters in New York on Tuesday. Elliott, who’s entering his fourth year in the league, will be talking to Goodell about his May incident in Las..." July 01

  • Do the Cowboys even need to re-sign Ezekiel Elliott? Why Dallas may not want to pay its star RB

    CBS Sports "Ezekiel Elliott was taken fourth overall three years ago, he's twice topped 1,400 rushing yards, he's arguably the key to the Dallas Cowboys offense, and he's easily one of the top offensive play-makers in the entire NFL. But should Dallas even prioritize re-signing..." June 28

  • Execs Say Ezekiel Elliott Must Be Top Priority for Dallas over Prescott, Cooper

    Bleacher Report "The question was a simple one: Of the three Cowboys stars in quarterback Dak Prescott, running back Ezekiel Elliott and receiver Amari Cooper, which one do you prioritize paying, since it's difficult (virtually impossible) to pay all three top-dollar? Three team..." June 28

  • Should Cowboys Fear Ezekiel Elliott Following Le’Veon Bell’s Path?

    Heavy "There’s a chance the Dallas Cowboys might very well try to run Ezekiel Elliott into the ground. Since he entered the league as the No. 4 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, Elliott has been the unquestioned centerpiece of the Cowboys’ offense. With a..." June 26

  • Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott not expected to be extended this offseason or the next

    Clutch Points "Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott may not be receiving a contract extension for quite some time. According to Dan Graziano of ESPN: “I do not think Elliott gets an extension this offseason, or even next offseason. As vital a player as he is,..." June 25

  • Cowboys Unlikely To Extend Ezekiel Elliott?

    Pro Football Rumors "Following the DeMarcus Lawrence extension, the Cowboys’ talks with their bevy of standouts have stagnated. But their priorities have become clear. The Cowboys have begun re-up discussions with Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper, and despite acknowledging Ezekiel..." June 25

  • Ezekiel Elliott’s Girlfriend Makes This Decision After He Pushed a Top Flight Security Guard

    Sports Gossip "With another off the field incident recently surfacing for Ezekiel Elliott, it looks like the ‘Feed Me’ first Running back never has a shortage of drama in his life. Just when we thought trouble was in the rear view for Ezekiel Elliott, recent video showed..." June 02

  • Cowboy’ Jason Witten expects new contracts for Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott, and Amari Cooper

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Cowboys gave defensive lineman DeMarcus Lawrence a contract extension earlier this offseason, but they are far from done. Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper are all looking for new deals, and slowly but surely, the Cowboys are working on negotiating with each..." June 01

  • Security guard wants 'sincere' apology from Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott

    UPI "The security guard who Ezekiel Elliott shoved to the ground earlier this month at a Las Vegas music festival says he isn't satisfied with the apology he received from the Dallas Cowboys star. Kyle Johnson was the man on the receiving end of Elliott's push May 19. TMZ Sports..." May 29

  • Here’s how Ezekiel Elliott can avoid jail after getting cuffed in Las Vegas

    Newark Star-Ledger "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott found himself back in the spotlight a couple of weeks ago when he was detained at a music festival in Las Vegas. TMZ reports Elliott had a verbal disagreement with his girlfriend, then pushed a security guard. Event security..." May 29

  • Ezekiel Elliott's Las Vegas incident 'likely' to be reviewed by NFL commissioner

    Yahoo! Sports "The NFL is likely to review an incident involving Ezekiel Elliott and a concert security guard in Las Vegas to determine if the Dallas Cowboys running back violated the terms of previous suspension guidelines set forth by commissioner Roger Goodell, two league sources have..." May 27

  • Advice for Ezekiel Elliott: If Cowboys don't pay, stay away

    Yardbarker "The glut of high-profile Cowboys in contract years brings one of the more interesting roster-planning matrices a franchise has encountered in recent memory. Despite the team working swiftly to check off the first box on this off-season to-do list (DeMarcus Lawrence's new deal), Dak..." May 25

  • 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