DALLAS (105.3 THE FAN) – Unless things change, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not be playing in Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49’ers, and the NFL wants to keep things that way.
Early Monday, the NFL filed papers that effectively seek two things: deny Ezekiel Elliott’s appeal of his six-game suspension, and to keep him off the field while the appeal is pending.READ MORE: High Transmission Risk Leads Dallas County To Raise COVID Threat Level To Red
It’s the latest in a case that is ping-ponging through the courts.READ MORE: New Push In North Texas For Pregnant Women To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine
“Nobody knows for sure whether he’s going to be on the roster, or playing or not, because of the legal place the case find itself in with the court of appeals reversing that injunction,” says KRLD legal analyst Ed Klein.
Last week, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans tossed the NFL Player’s association’s claim that said Elliott did not get a fair hearing and lifted an order that blocked the enforcement of the suspension.MORE NEWS: Frisco ISD First In North Texas To Offer Online Learning In Wake Of Rise In COVID-19 Cases