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Ezekiel Elliott RB - DAL

Experience: 1 YRS   Height: 6'0"   Weight: 225  Bye: 6
Proj Pts.
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ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that RB Ezekiel Elliott is withdrawing his appeal and serving his 6-game suspension. That will return him for the Week 16 game against the Seahawks. Elliott is obviously droppable in most leagues, but you'll have to decide whether it makes sense to stash him for that Week 16 clash. In the meantime, Alfred Morris looks like the lead fill-in. We'll see if that changes after a sluggish 1st game of rushing without Elliott, though.

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Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott's next legal hearing is scheduled for December 1. His team will appeal the Second Circuit Court's decision not to grant Elliott an injunction. Winning that would allow him back on the field. But that's considered a long shot -- and it's unclear how long it'll even take the court to make a decision. All signs point to Elliott remaining suspended through Week 15.

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Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott's motion for an injunction has been denied, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. So his 6-game suspension is on again. At least for now. There are still other avenues Zeke can take to delay this suspension, but they're all considered long shots. It looks like he'll miss Weeks 10 through 15. That'd put him back on the field for Fantasy Championship Week. Alfred Morris is the best bet for carries in Dallas for now, but Darren McFadden and Rod Smith will also be involved.

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Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott is currently eligible to play Week 10, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. That could change if the next ruling from the Second Circuit Courts of Appeals comes before Sunday. But Elliott's hearing with the court isn't scheduled until Thursday. As usual, Zeke's status is in limbo. But it sounds like there's a decent chance he plays vs. Atlanta this weekend.

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Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott has been granted (another) stay of his suspension and is now eligible to play against the Chiefs on Sunday. We won't pretend to understand exactly what's going on in the courts here and what Elliott's status looks like beyond Week 9. But he should obviously be locked back into fantasy lineups, while RBs Alfred Morris, Darren McFadden and Rod Smith are again non-factors.

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Injury Predictor

After battling a sore hamstring during preseason last year, Elliot didn’t miss a regular game due to injury. The ROY rolled up nearly 2,000 yards from scrimmage on 354 touches. The last major injury he had was a broken left wrist prior to his final year at Ohio State in 2015. He had surgery to repair the wrist, and did not miss a game. Zeke’s young, productive, and durable.

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
5.20 9.9% 81.1%
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Date Injury Analysis
Aug 2, 2016 Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Elliott dealt with a sore hamstring in preseason training. He missed some time in the preseason, but it didn't affect him when the games counted.
Aug 7, 2015 Hand Wrist Fracture Ezekiel Elliot broke his left wrist before the college season started. He had surgery to repair it, and did not miss any games after the surgery.

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