Cowboys hosting Ezekiel Elliott for pre-draft visit

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Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott is headed to Dallas for a pre-draft visit with the Cowboys, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported.

Elliott, the top running back in this year’s draft, seems to be a legitimate option for the Cowboys at No. 4. The Cowboys coaching staff visited Columbus for a private workout with Ohio State’s draft prospects, including Elliott, earlier this month.

Just three running backs have been selected in the top 10 of the draft in the last seven drafts: Todd Gurley at No. 10 last year, Trent Richardson at No. 3 in 2012 and C.J. Spiller at No. 9 in 2010.

Elliott and defensive end Joey Bosa headline a group of Ohio State prospects who could break or tie the record of six first-round picks from a single school in a single year set by Miami (Fla.) in 2004.

31 responses to “Cowboys hosting Ezekiel Elliott for pre-draft visit

  1. I guess justice is balance. The presence of the Buckeyes balanced by that of the Browns and bengals

  2. I just hope whoever drafts him will then issue him a man-sized uniform. Because that kid-sized one on the photo is an embarrassment.

  3. Mentally weak because he speaks his mind with some truth because he hates losing I will take 53 of them a team and never lose if they have his talent too and I’m a Cowboys fan but remember he is going on job interviews and has no guarantee who will draft him so pipe down your Fandom on someone starting a new career in the NFL and he can say his skills enhance the Giants on offense. I wouldn’t want to play against that triplet

  4. abninf says:
    Apr 2, 2016 5:43 PM

    Yes, get the kid, Jerry.

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    Jerry is so senile and dumb he will probably draft a kicker or punter ahead of this kid.

    Cowboys suck, never have been, never will be America’s team.

  5. Cowboys need to address their pass rush first. McFadden and Morris are more then capable to get the job done at RB.

    Then again, I want the Eagles to take Elliott and the same argument can be made that Matthews and Sproles are more then capable at RB too.

  6. vikingf0rlife says:
    Apr 2, 2016 6:52 PM

    Jerry is so senile and dumb he will probably draft a kicker or punter ahead of this kid.

    Cowboys suck, never have been, never will be America’s team.
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    Funny thing is that it’s haters like you that keep that name alive. Thank you.

  7. pr 2, 2016 5:46 PM
    Elliott said he wants to play with NY GI
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    No..he has been quoted many many times saying dallas

  8. The Cowboys are going to draft Elliot but not at #4, they are going to get him at #7 after a trade with the Niners. They will get the Niners #7 and a 3rd rounder and the Niners will move up to #4 for Goff. The Cowboys get the extra pleasure of drafting Elliot right in front of the Eagles.

  9. There is a 0% chance of Elliot being drafted by Dallas at #4. That would be awful value.

    Dallas is only looking Elliot over to be fully prepared. It wouldn’t actually seriously considering taking him unless it traded down, and even then only if better options (such as Jack) are off the board by then.

  10. It’s April fools all month leading up to the draft. Smoke screens and false attractions. It’s a very expensive poker game face. Believe nothing. My prediction is Joey Bosa will be the pick unless someone trades a farm to Dallas. I believe Dallas will not draft this kid l. We already have an awesome RB core in McFadden, Morris and Dunbar. Let’s help give the ball back to Romo. Take Bosa Stephen and let Marinelli have his way with him.

  11. mwdverof250 says:
    Apr 2, 2016 7:35 PM

    Funny thing is that it’s haters like you that keep that name alive. Thank you.

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    Not at all, he’s 100% right, the Cowboys are the most annoying franchise in all of sports. They were also rated dead last for fans that support their team……#32 DEAD LAST!

    Wagon Jumper franchise!

  12. This kid is way better than Gurley. He’s the best since Peterson. He can break tackles, and he has that extra gear like Dickerson.

  13. Every other team in the league has figured out that running backs are largely replaceable and should never be drafted with high first round picks.

    But don’t let that stand in your way, Jerruh.

  14. Better than Gurley?? Let’s see what he does . Gurley didn’t even play a full season , coming off of injuries & didn’t have a good qb really but still balled out his mind .

  15. Smoke screen. They just picked up Morris and have McFadden and Turbin and believe these will work with the OL they have. Member you and I could run behind that line.

    They just don’t want others to know they are taking he other guy it whoever Cleveland doesn’t take as their QB. They can say Romo has 4 years left but between his back and throwing shoulder and clavicle he could easily have one year left if.

    I am being real with this situation. Then They will let everyone know that they just couldn’t pass on this QB. I think they like Goff considering the same type of player, body type, and his style reminds them of Romo.

    Jerry has been playing smart by getting the best player at his position. He now gets his QB of the future and will work on the defense with the rest of his picks this year. He doesn’t plan on being 4-12 again or anytime soon so this is the time to get the QB and get it out if the way.

    Don’t worry they are not manziel, Quincy carter, Chad Hutchison, or even the other bums he has drafted and built up as the next statue ready to be placed in front of the jerrah done.

  16. lionsfan0and16forever says:
    Apr 2, 2016 9:10 PM

    Funny thing is that it’s haters like you that keep that name alive. Thank you.

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    Not at all, he’s 100% right, the Cowboys are the most annoying franchise in all of sports. They were also rated dead last for fans that support their team……#32 DEAD LAST!

    Wagon Jumper franchise!

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    Another one! Keep that name on your lips haters…all you do is keep them relevant. Lmao!

  17. Best RB prospect since Adrian Peterson. Gurley may have the better career but Elliott is the better prospect given his health entering the draft.

  18. Wagon jumper franchise? If they suck as bad as y’all say then when was the last time the wagon was worth jumping on? Seattle, New England and Denver are examples of wagon jumper franchises. I would’ve expected to hear trash talk on here from fans of certain teams but a lions fan and a Vikings fan? Hahahaha. Y’all should wait til your teams actually do something before dogging ANY other team. And when exactly did Jerry take a punter in the first round for you to make that ASSumption? That’s kind of a contradiction from the usual “Jerry likes splashy picks” stereotype. The punter/kicker in the first round is an Al Davis thing though I wouldn’t expect you to know who he is given that so far you don’t seem in any way knowledgeable. Perhaps you should get off your parents computer before they catch you and get back your bowl of Cheerios and spongebob.

  19. Unless the Cowgirls trade down, drafting Elliot at #4 makes no sense with all their other needs. But then again, this is the Cowgirls and this is Jerry Jones we are talking about!

  20. lionsfan0and16forever says:
    Apr 2, 2016 9:10 PM
    mwdverof250 says:
    Apr 2, 2016 7:35 PM

    Funny thing is that it’s haters like you that keep that name alive. Thank you.

    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    Not at all, he’s 100% right, the Cowboys are the most annoying franchise in all of sports. They were also rated dead last for fans that support their team……#32 DEAD LAST!

    Wagon Jumper franchise!
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    Sir/Madam, I have no clue where you get your information!!! According to the last AP poll, which is usually considered the most with integrity AND accuracy, the Cowboys were voted the #1 popular team (again) and with the best fans!!!! I think it would behoove you to get your facts straight, before posting…….Have a nice day 🙂 (Oh, and btw, that poll was done in the middle of our disasterous 2015 season..)

  21. Raiderrob I think the Cowboys have drafted well these past few years. Wether it was Jerry’s doing or not I can’t say but think their O line is a testament to that. You know about their O line right? It’s the one that McFadden ran for 1,078 yards behind in only 10 starts even though he was considered a bust for your boys. Perhaps McFadden has been good all along and just couldn’t prove it when he was surrounded by trash in Oakland.

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