Tag: Dallas Cowboys

Court Clears Way for 6-Game suspension of Cowboys’ Elliott

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court cleared the way Thursday for the NFL to impose a six-game suspension on Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott over domestic violence allegations, siding with the league in the latest high-profile fight over its ability to punish players for off-field behavior.

Report: Jerry Jones Played the ‘Bad Guy’ with Anthem Comments, Tried to Deflect ‘Attention’ From Players

It’s hard to keep things a secret, in today’s NFL. It’s even harder if you work for Jerry Jones, an owner who likes to be seen in the mix of all things important. Therefore, one assumed it wouldn’t be too long before reports of what was said at the Cowboys’ closed-door anthem discussion came to light. And, as expected, it didn’t take long at all.

NFLPA Fires Back at Jerry Jones for Saying Players Will Stand or Not Play, Warns Against Making Players’ Rights ‘Subservient’

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones seems to be fed up with the disrespectful national anthem protests infesting the NFL. Jones basically told his players that if they don’t stand for the anthem, then the team won’t play. But, now the NFL player’s union is countering Jones’ comment and insisting that anthem protests are “conscientious” and “respectful.”

Appeals Court Has Discretion to Rule on the Ezekiel Elliott Case at Any Time

If last Sunday’s performance against the Broncos is Ezekiel Elliott’s last game for a while, that’s going to be a very long, lingering, bad taste in the mouth of Cowboys fans. Why might it be the last game Elliott plays for a while? It might, because the U.S. Fifth Circuit could still overturn the injunction blocking Elliott’s suspension.