This morning the NFL notified the Dallas Cowboys running back that he was suspended for six-regular games for the 2017 season. Ezekiel Elliott’s six games suspension is due to a hi violation of the leagues personal conduct policy.
Ezekiel has been under a year long investigation by the league due to domestic violence accusations made against him by Tiffany Thompson, a female that said to be his former girlfriend.
The league said in a statement released on Friday saying, “Over the course of the last year, the league conducted an extensive investigation. League investigators interviewed more than a dozen witnesses, including Ms. Tiffany Thompson, who had alleged multiple instances of physical violence in July 2016, and Mr. Elliott. The league also consulted with medical experts. League investigators examined all available evidence, including photographic and digital evidence, thousands of text messages and other records of electronic communications.
If the suspension is upheld then his six games suspension means that Elliott will make his 2017 season debut on October 29 against the Washington Redskins.
This afternoon more breaking news hit saying in a statement released– Ezekiel is appealing his six game suspension.
Here is some of his statement:
“The NFL’s findings are replete with factual inaccuracies and erroneous conclusions and it ‘cherry picks’ so called evidence to support its conclusion while ignoring other critical evidence.”
Elliott The statement continues by saying Ms. Thompson’s accusations are far from the truth.
Stay tuned for more updates because I’m sure this isn’t the last of it.
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