Ezekiel Elliott has privately said that he’s planning a training-camp holdout
Chargers running back Melvin Gordon isn’t being coy about his intent to hold out until he gets a new deal. Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott apparently is, at least for now. Per a league source, Elliott has privately said that he will hold out of training camp unless he gets a new contract. The Cowboys [more]
Getty Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is reportedly leaving the country as the Cowboys This will certainly complicate contract negotiations between the team and himself. A holdout is looking more likely from Elliott before the start of camp.
Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott , who has two years remaining on his rookie contract , began a holdout as the team opened training camp in Oxnard Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said Elliott officially was a “non-report.” Jones wouldn’t say whether the Cowboys are negotiating
Ezekiel Elliott iswith the Dallas Cowboys, and has yet to show up to training camp in Oxnard, California.
He isn’t waiting around in Dallas for his team to strike a new deal with the organization, either.
Instead, Elliott left for Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on Monday to go train at his agent’s property, according to the NFL Network’s Jane Slater.
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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is reportedly leaving the country as the Cowboys start training camp in five days. This will certainly complicate contract negotiations between the team and himself. A holdout is looking more likely from Elliott before the start of camp.
"Running back Ezekiel Elliott may or may not be there," Florio wrote Sunday. Elliott has made enough money where he can schedule a quick trip out of the country before the season starts. There's a fairly simple solution out there to get Gordon under contract if the Chargers are willing to
I can confirm today’s reports that Zeke is headed to Cabo to train while the— Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL) and his team continue to work on his contract. Per a source close to the situation, I’m told his agent, Rocky Arceneaux, owns a place there and he did the same during his suspension.
Elliott has made the training trek to Baja California Sur before, most notably during his six-game suspension in 2017. That time, however, Elliott was unable to use the Cowboys’ facilities.
The team apparently didn’t take the news of the trip well, either. Members of the front office reportedly thought the trip was “not a good look,” according to Slater, and are still committed to getting the running back to training camp in Southern California as soon as possible.
As clock ticks for Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott, Zeke plans to travel out of the country
Our popcorn is indeed ready. The Cowboys report for camp in five days. Running back Ezekiel Elliott may or may not be there.
Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott , who will be back at practice Monday, trained in Cabo San Lucas during six-game ban. Dickerson told FOX Sports last week that he visited Elliott in Mexico and worked out with the second-year running back. The former Los Angeles Rams star also made a bet with Elliott : If
The Cowboys face a tricky off-season in re-negotiating contracts as they have several stars looking to extend their current deals on improved terms. However, they still have franchise quarterback Prescott, potential Hall of Famer running back Ezekiel Elliott and star wide receiver Amari Cooper still
Dallas tendered a “solid offer” to Elliott on Monday, too, according to, though has yet to hear back. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, however, made it clear that he .
“The point there is, you don’t have to have a rushing champion to win a Super Bowl,” Jones. “Emmitt (Smith) was the first one to do it. That’s one of the dilemmas at running back is that the league knows you can win Super Bowls and not have the Emmitt Smith back there or not have Zeke back there.”
With Elliott now south of the border, it’s looks like he’s in no immediate rush to join his team at training camp. He’s prepared to wait for the deal he wants.
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Dak Prescott: Ezekiel Elliott texts daily during holdout.
Ezekiel Elliott is out of sight from the Dallas Cowboys, but not out of mind. © Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY SportsQuarterback Dak Prescott admitted that Elliott texts him daily as the running back holds out in search of a new contract, and that Elliott is doing work away from training camp. .@Dak tells @gbagnation re #Cowboys holdout @EzekielElliott : ‘I miss him a lot. He’s been shooting me text messages every day .. back and forth. .. he’s out there doing what he needs to do – making himself a better football player.’ pic.twitter.