Given the difficult past 24 hours for Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys, they may have finally gotten a piece of good news.
The NFL has closed its investigation of Ezekiel Elliott’s involvement in an altercation with a DJ at a Dallas bar.
After news broke of Elliott’s six-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy, it was also revealed in a letter from the NFL that Elliott could face additional suspension time for other violations. This particular altercation was being dealt with separately from the violations he has currently been suspended for.
SportsDay’s Brandon George addressed this issue more thoroughly in a Q&A on Friday:
Q: What would happen if Elliott again violated the league’s personal conduct policy?
A: “In a letter from NFL senior vice president Todd Jones to Elliott, he states that that the running back “must have no further adverse involvement with law enforcement, and must not commit any additional violations of league policies.” The letter states that an additional violation “of this nature may result in your suspension or potential banishment from the NFL.”
The NFL’s year-long investigation only looked into the domestic violence allegations against Elliott and an incident in March in Dallas, where the running back was seen on video exposing a woman’s breast during a St. Paddy’s Day festivity. On July 16, Elliott was involved in a bar altercation in Dallas, a source said, where a local disc jockey was punched in the face and had his nose broken. Dallas police closed their investigation into the incident, however, two days later because the alleged victim wasn’t…
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