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The repercussions of Ezekiel Elliott‘s six-recreation suspension proceed to mount, as Ian Rapoport of NFL Community is reporting that the Dallas Cowboys operating again may even have over $eight million in assured cash on his contract voided because of the ban.
The NFL introduced Elliott’s suspension Friday after an investigation that spanned greater than a yr, citing a violation of its private conduct coverage. With all assured cash voided, the Cowboys might launch the second-yr again at any time, ought to they select to, with out owing him one other cent.
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The NFL’s investigation decided that regardless of by no means being charged with a criminal offense, Elliott doubtless used bodily drive inflicting accidents to an Ohio lady whom he was in a relationship with on the time.
A separate incident involving Elliott pulling a lady’s shirt down at a St. Patrick’s Day parade in March was additionally a part of the investigation, however finally did not issue into the ruling regardless of a letter to Elliott from the NFL scolding him for actions that “mirrored a scarcity of respect for ladies.”