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Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott’s 6-Game Suspension Upheld After Appeal Hearing
Welp. Ezekiel Elliott tried and he failed.
The Dallas Cowboys running back was hoping an arbitrator would reduce or throw out his six-game suspension, which was given to him by the league following a 13-month investigation on his domestic violence claim. On Tuesday, he received some bad news:
Ezekiel Elliott 6 game suspension has been upheld by Harold Henderson, per source
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) September 6, 2017
Arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld the six-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy.
The NFL Players Association released a statement soon after:
— NFLPA (@NFLPA) August 15, 2017
Elliott’s attorney released a statement following the decision as well:
Statement from Ezekiel Elliott’s attorneys: pic.twitter.com/6AhGr3QOzC
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 6, 2017
As of right now, Ezekiel Elliott can play on Sunday when his team takes on the New York Giants in their season opener.