Six-game suspension is back on for Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott

Six-game suspension is back on for Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott

Six-game suspension is back on for Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott

Last week, the court granted the running back an administrative stay that allows him to play and practice until the court rules on the appeal.

The off-on saga of Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension took another twist on Thursday after a NY appeals court denied the Dallas Cowboys running back's latest request for an injunction. If his six-game suspension is upheld, beginning with Sunday's game against the Falcons, then he would be eligible to return the field on December 24 when the Cowboys, now 5-3, face the Seahawks at home.

Three Circuit Judges heard the case and decided that the NFLPA "failed to meet the requisite standard".

Elliott is now suspended for the next six games, beginning immediately in Week 10 against the Atlanta Falcons.

Ezekiel Elliott's on again, off again suspension is back on after a ruling Thursday afternoon. The collective bargaining agreement between the National Football League and NFLPA affords commissioner Roger Goodell the power to make decisions on suspensions. This means Elliott will not be available for the Cowboys' game against Atalnta.

The court also ordered that Elliott would be granted an expedited appeal and that the Clerk of Court would set the expedited appeal as soon as available. As it stands, Elliott would not be eligible to return to the Cowboys until they play Seattle on Christmas Eve.

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