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Jerry Jones Covers Many Possibilities With Ezekiel Elliott Comments

Between a radio appearance yesterday morning and other media engagements on Wednesday, Owner had plenty to say regarding 's contract . Based on Jerry's comments, there are still many ways this situation could go.

Here are some of Jerry's most telling quotes:

Over the course of a few hours, Jerry's thoughts and words seemed to grow in confidence and resolve. Whether that final comment meant Zeke would be back for Week One or just sometime during the , only Jones knows for sure.

There's never been a doubt that the Cowboys want Elliott back, but the issue is at what price? They are likely haggling over guaranteed money, with Dallas unwilling to match the $45 million that the gave last year.

Health concerns with running backs are always an issue, and Elliott brings the added concern about his with the NFL and the personal conduct policy.

Thankfully, there appears to be far more collaboration between the Cowboys and Zeke than what we see with the L.A. Chargers and . Since the beginning of August, oddsmakers and other analysts have contended that Elliott was more likely to end his holdout and report by Week One than Gordon.

But while Melvin appears intent on leaving the Chargers, Zeke has said recently that wants to remain a Cowboys for life. With Jerry Jones' comments clearly showing he wants Elliott to remain with the team, hopefully the two sides will figure this out before Dallas hosts the on September 8th.

Jess Haynie
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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