Federal appeals court clears way for Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension, per report

It looks like former Ohio State and current Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott might serve his six-game suspension this season after all.

A federal appeals court granted a stay of the injunction against Elliott’s six-game suspension Thursday, the Associated Press reports. The court sided with the NFL in a split decision.

Elliott’s legal team had previously received a restraining order against the suspension, which was expected to delay any suspension to next season, similar to the Tom Brady situation last year. That order was overturned, which means the NFL could again suspend Elliott, as early as next week following the Cowboys’ bye week.

This legal saga is nowhere closed to finished though, as Elliott’s lawyers can refile against the NFL.

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