Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s lawyers argued Saturday in a court filing that there would be no irreparable harm to the NFL if Elliott continued to play while the case makes its way through the court system.
The filing said Elliott can always serve the suspension later this season or a season in the future.
Elliott and his lawyers from the NFL Players Association responded Saturday to the NFL’s motion to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of the Appeals in New Orleans seeking an emergency stay of a preliminary injunction against Elliott’s six-game suspension.
Conversely, it’s the NFLPA’s contention that Elliott, the Cowboys and their fans would suffer irreparable harm if he misses games, as Elliott would lose “half a season in a career that is notoriously short.”
“The NFL’s Emergency Motion for Stay Pending Appeal (“Motion”) seeks to upend the status quo and does not come close to meeting…
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