- The second circuit has granted Ezekiel Elliott a temporary stay, lifting his six-game suspension for now. Elliott will be permitted to play on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. Elliott’s fate will now be decided next week.
The latest never-ending legal circus in the NFL has taken another twist as Ezekiel Elliott will be allowed to play for the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs.
According to several reports, the second circuit has granted Elliott a temporary stay, lifting his six-game suspension for now.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, this ruling was not based on the merits of the case, and the ultimate decision on the suspension will be decided by a three-judge panel.
Elliott’s fate will not be decided next week, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Elliott’s was suspended for an alleged domestic violence incident from 2016.