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REPORT: Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott OUT for Week 15 vs 49ers

The will be without star today as they host the . Despite reports earlier in the week that Zeke would be active today, a calf will keep him in street clothes for .

will get the start today with rookie as the backup. We'll also see RB/FB called up to the active roster after spending most of the season on the .

This will be the first game that Elliott has missed in 2020. While it hasn't been a banner year for him, especially with the fumbles, Zeke still has 832 rushing yards and is in range of another 1,000-yard season.

Many will be intrigued by seeing Tony Pollard as the starting back.  He's flashed great play-making potential as Elliott's backup and take advantage of the change-of-pace role, but that doesn't always translate to being the primary runner.

The Cowboys are hanging on to the slimmest of hope for making the .  They have to win all of their remaining games and see Washington lose out to take the East.

Missing Ezekiel Elliott today certainly won't help towards that goal. We'll see how the looks with Tony Pollard as the starter against the 49ers.

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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