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BREAKING: Ezekiel Elliott Granted Stay; Will Play Sunday

In an ongoing story giving Cowboys fans mental and emotional whiplash, Ezekiel Elliott won his request for an immediate stay of his six-game suspension pending further legal action. The U.S. Second Circuit Court, which will hear his appeal at a later date, awarded this stay and will enable Elliott to play this Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Ian Rapoport on Twitter

Zeke Elliott’s stay was granted. He’s playing Sunday.

 

Ian Rapoport on Twitter

Here is the court order from the 2nd Circuit of Appeals explaining why #Cowboys RB Zeke Elliott plays this Sunday:

The court’s decision, while not explained, likely is based on the idea of “irreparable harm” that Zeke would suffer if he has to miss games before his appeal is heard. While Judge Failla dismissed the validity of this argument in the last hearing, several other judges involved have agreed with Elliott’s team.

We’ll be right back in this mud hole next week trying to figure out his availability for the Falcons game, but for now we can only celebrate Zeke being on the field this Sunday to welcome the Chiefs.

What do you think?

Jess Haynie

Written by Jess Haynie

Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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