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Jason Garrett calls Ezekiel Elliott accident a “fender bender”

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 18:  Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates after scoring a touchdown by jumping into a Salvation Army red kettle during the second quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at AT&T Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Getty Images

Cowboys fans (current and those whose applications are pending) got a scare on Wednesday with the news that rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott was involved in an automobile accident.

It ended up being nothing; indeed, coach Jason Garrett characterized the incident as a “fender bender” during a Wednesday press conference. Garrett added that Elliott was at work only 20 minutes after the incident.

The incident is a reminder that the fortunes of a football team can change quickly during a postseason run, whether it’s because of an injury during a game, an injury during a practice, or an injury happening completely away from football.

Like, for example, when jumping into a large red kettle.

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5 Responses to “Jason Garrett calls Ezekiel Elliott accident a “fender bender””
  1. wademaxwell1990 says: Jan 11, 2017 12:59 PM

    Did he get permission from jerruh before he released that statement?

  2. skinnylegspeytonmanning says: Jan 11, 2017 1:12 PM

    Probably use of the word “bender” is ill advised under these circumstances.

  3. stairwayto7 says: Jan 11, 2017 2:55 PM

    at work 20 minutes later after accident? Were police called or already there? Something not right about this….

  4. davekva72 says: Jan 11, 2017 4:44 PM

    Doesn’t that billion dollar training facility have a hotel attached to it? Time to book the Cowboys starters some rooms. Free pay-per-view porn, and all the room service you can eat! Nobody is allowed to leave until gameday!

  5. mackcarrington says: Jan 11, 2017 5:30 PM

    at work 20 minutes later after accident? Were police called or already there? Something not right about this….
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    In a minor “bender”, people just pull to the side, exchange insurance information, and move on. Do you call the police for a “fender bender”?

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