Ezekiel Elliott showing up for launch of offseason workouts

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Paying running back Ezekiel Elliott seems to be a low priority for the Cowboys. Showing up for offseason workouts in Dallas seems to be a high priority for Elliott.

Elliott will attend the launch of his team’s running-and-lifting sessions, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media.

The fourth-year tailback could have chosen to stay away, given that the Cowboys seem to be more focused on extending the contracts of other players. In light of the possibility that the Cowboys will never give Elliott a long-term deal, opting to chew him up and spit him out under the five years of his rookie deal, and maybe a franchise tag season or two.

The fact that Elliott has shown up doesn’t mean he has to stay, and it also doesn’t mean he’ll show up for the launch of training camp later this year.

10 responses to “Ezekiel Elliott showing up for launch of offseason workouts

  1. >> In light of the possibility that the Cowboys will never give Elliott a long-term deal, opting to chew him up and spit him out under the five years of his rookie deal, and maybe a franchise tag season or two.

    He is a first round pick and paid very well. The franchise tag is also by definition equal to being paid very well. If he wants a long term contract then he has to give in a little. Else he can go the LeVeon Bell route, who by the way is making a lot less than he hoped for, and it turns out what the Steelers had offered him all along.
    Tems that over paid running backs are regretting it. So if Elliot wants crazy money, he should expect to be tagged.

  2. Or, he could just be the type of person that honors a contract that he signed to do his job. But in today’s society, nah, that’s not possible…

  3. redclaw1314 says:

    Zeke, the Cowboys will use and abuse you then throw you away like a used toy. You are the most important player on that team—get paid now.
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    He is getting paid now. He’s under a first round contract he signed and he coming to work like a professional, not some millennial socialist.

  4. I’m loving this offseason. FA addressed key areas and Dlaw is signed. Zeke, Amari, Dak and Byron are under contract and the business side is not affecting their participation in offseason (Byron recovering from surgery). I’m not buying that Zeke or any of the aforementioned are low priority to be signed.

  5. He’ll get paid in due time. JJ May be dumb, but he’s not stupid. We’ll know soon enough when they use a high pick on another RB.

  6. So we’ve gone thru AB’s money, LeVeon’s money, just finished up with Russell Wilson and D-Law, and now PFT has to try and make something of Zeke. Sometimes you’re too obvious with trying to create controversy. When has Dallas had bad contract problems? They generally don’t. They’ve made dumb mistakes with overpaying in the past, but I don’t recall off-hand when they’ve screwed over a player who clearly deserves it. But keep trying to make something out of nothing.

  7. Oh, and of course as I post this, your video pops up of you doing the same thing with Dak…ugh…man, I can’t wait for the draft and training camp to get thru all the manufactured problems.

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