Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Block Overturned by Judge

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The stay of the temporary injunction previously given to Ezekiel Elliott was granted Thursday, meaning the Dallas Cowboys running back will have to serve his suspension while the case is ruled upon.

Per Clarence Hill Jr. of the Star-Telegram, the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled against Elliott by throwing out his preliminary injunction. 

Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News summed up what the appeals court’s decision meant for Elliott:

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network broke down the decision: 

Elliott’s lawyer, Frank Salzano, released a comment on the decision, via Rapoport:

The NFL also released a statement, per Rapoport:

ESPN’s Adam Schefter noted Elliott could re-file the case in Dallas as well as New York.

This comes after Hill reported on Sept. 13 that the NFL attempted to accelerate the appeal process of the injunction of Elliott’s six-game suspension. The league filed paperwork asking U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant to make a decision by Sept. 14; otherwise, the league would take the case to the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

Hill noted the NFL filed a motion on Sept. 11 “for a stay of…

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