Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott granted stay, eligible to play Sunday

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott granted stay, eligible to play Sunday

Ezekiel Elliot's six-game suspension was placed on hold again Friday when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted him a temporary stay, allowing the Cowboys running back to play against the Chiefs this Sunday.

You'll hear people wonder why Elliott doesn't just give up the legal battle against the National Football League and serve the suspension, which was given out due to an alleged domestic violence incident. The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has granted his motion for a brief administrative stay.

Check back for the latest developments on this breaking news story. "So every day is worth fighting".

However, the Cowboys are approaching nail-biting territory in regards to Elliott.

"It's really, at this point, hard for me to get down or up about this whole situation, because tomorrow could bring something different", Elliott said, according to Helman.

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Elliott was suspended by the NFL in August after the league investigated alleged physical confrontations during the summer of 2016 with his then-girlfriend.

Prosecutors in Columbus, Ohio, decided not to pursue the case in the city where Elliott starred for Ohio State, citing conflicting evidence.

The suspension could still begin as early as the following week if a panel of federal judges does not overturn Judge Katherine Failla's ruling on Monday that Elliott must serve the suspension.

Elliott appealed his suspension.

"No. I mean, this is bigger than a suspension, it's bigger than football", Elliott said, via David Helman of the Cowboys' official website. "Just glad to be able to go out there and play, glad to be back here with this team".

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