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Report: 5th Circuit Vacates Elliott’s Injunction

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has finally ruled on 's case, and it was a victory for and the NFL. Elliott's injunction, granted at the start of the season to allow him to keep playing while the legal process continued, was vacated by the 5th Circuit Court.

The news was reported by Kate Hairopoulos of the :

As Kate said, the war is far from over.

Ezekiel Elliott and the NFLPA will now seek an injunction in New York as they continue to sue the NFL for the way it handled Elliott's disciplinary process and internal appeal. All that happened today was that the injunction granted in Texas–the block of the while this legal process continues–was overruled by the circuit court.

As it stands, Ezekiel Elliott is suspended.

But the gives extra time for Zeke and the union to get a new injunction in New York and keep him playing for Week 7.  This is just one of many more battles to come as the league and Elliott continue this fight.

Stay tuned for more updates as they come.

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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