DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was not on the team’s flight to Oxnard, California where they begin training camp for the 2019 season on Friday.
Elliott has until Friday morning to report to camp, so it’s possible he’ll get there on his own and meet up with his team in time for the start of camp.READ MORE: Buyers Taking Big Risks To Win In DFW Housing Market
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday he anticipated Elliott being on the team charter, but that did not happen.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives In Dallas, Arlington Tuesday
Elliott has reportedly been considering holding out of training camp in an effort to negotiate a contract extension, even though he has two years left on his current contract.MORE NEWS: Downtown Dallas Skyline Lit Up In Honor Of COVID-19 Victims, Survivors
The Cowboys are said to be focused right now on extending the contracts of quarterback Dak Prescott and wide receiver Amari Cooper.