Dallas Cowboys: NFL issues Elliott judge Thursday deadline, seeking quick decision on stay – Dallas Cowboys News

Dallas Cowboys: NFL issues Elliott judge Thursday deadline, seeking quick decision on stay – Dallas Cowboys News

The NFL upped the ante Wednesday on Ezekiel Elliott and U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant, who granted the Dallas Cowboys star running back a temporary injunction against a six-game suspension for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

Mazzant is expected to rule next week on a motion filed Monday by the NFL for a stay of the injunction that is keeping Elliott on the field until the lawsuit makes it way through the court system, which could take months.

The NFL had until Friday to answer a response by Elliott and the NFL Players Association on the emergency stay. The NFL filed their response shortly after the NFLPA on Wednesday.

More importantly, it requested that Mazzant make a decision by Thursday or it would take the matter to the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Friday.

“Now that this emergency stay request is fully briefed, Respondents would respectfully request that this Court rule on the request as…

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