Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports activities

Marshall Faulk was available to name Saturday night time’s preseason recreation between the Dallas Cowboys and Los Angeles Rams for NFL Community, however he additionally tried to perform a little mentoring whereas he was there.

Faulk and Ezekiel Elliott have been shut because the Cowboys operating again was in highschool, and the Corridor of Famer spoke to Elliott about his six-recreation ban for violating the NFL’s private conduct coverage. Faulk famous that Elliott “completely understands” he must make higher selections.

“Clearly, all of us should develop up in life and make errors, and typically a few of these errors value you dearly,” Faulk stated, based on Brandon George of The Dallas Morning Information. “It is one other factor of simply understanding the magnitude of what is round you and the way issues are.”

Faulk added that Elliott wants to know when to stroll away.

“We’re not speaking a few child who’s dumbfounded and does not know,” Faulk stated. “It isn’t nearly making the fitting determination, however when issues begin to go flawed understanding when to stroll away. I say this to him typically, this platform and this stage that you simply’re on, it is greater than you assume. The Cowboys, the (NFL), it is greater than Zeke. Typically it does not appear truthful. All of us need it to be truthful, however typically it isn’t.”

Elliott was suspended six video games after a thirteen-month investigation by the NFL into alleged home violence.