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Ezekiel Elliott Will Play Week 1, Cowboys vs NY Giants

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On Tuesday, the Dallas Cowboys will learn the fate of star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s regarding whether his six-game suspension will be reduced, wiped entirely or upheld. Although Elliott’s status will certainly impact Week 1’s matchup with the New York Giants, head coach Ben McAdoo isn’t changing New York’s game plan.

McAdoo claims the Giants will simply be prepared to stop the run whether they’ll be focused on Elliott coming out of the backfield or Darren McFadden, via ESPN’s Jordan Raanan.

“Listen, our focus is on preparing for Dallas, and all backs run the same when there is nowhere to run,” Giants coach Ben McAdoo said. “So our goal is to do our job and be prepared to stop the run — and if he’s playing, great; if he’s not, then that’s great. We are going to play whoever suits up for them.”

At this point, there’s no telling what the outcome of Elliott’s appeal will be. Once the suspension was handed out by the league a few weeks ago, the consensus was that it would be upheld with little chance of a reduction. Now it appears there’s some hope for Elliott and the Cowboys as the suspension could very well be reduced with owner Jerry Jones being adamant about lack of evidence.

Although the Cowboys have formidable backups in McFadden and Alfred Morris, Elliott is a game changer with the Ohio State product already making a case for best back in the NFL. If he’s on the field this weekend, the Cowboys will be in a much better position to come out on top against their division rivals.

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Results and Schedule

1st Place, NFC East (8-4)

Record

8-4

Predictive rank

#5

Streak

W1

Results and Schedule

Date Opponent Result Location W/L Div
09/09 Tampa Bay L 29-31 Away 0-1 0-0
09/19 LA Chargers W 20-17 Away 1-1 0-0
09/27 Philadelphia W 41-21 Home 2-1 1-0
10/03 Carolina W 36-28 Home 3-1 1-0
10/10 NY Giants W 44-20 Home 4-1 2-0
10/17 New England W 35-29 Away 5-1 2-0
10/31 Minnesota W 20-16 Away 6-1 2-0
11/07 Denver L 16-30 Home 6-2 2-0
11/14 Atlanta W 43-3 Home 7-2 2-0
11/21 Kansas City L 9-19 Away 7-3 2-0
11/25 Las Vegas L 33-36 Home 7-4 2-0
12/02 New Orleans W 27-17 Away 8-4 2-0
12/12 Washington 1:00 pm Away
12/19 NY Giants 1:00 pm Away
12/26 Washington 8:20 pm Home
01/02 Arizona 1:00 pm Home
01/09 Philadelphia 1:00 pm Away
Roster

Roster

Name Position ATT YDS Y/A LNG TD REC YDS Y/C LNG TD TRG FUM
Jason Witten Tight End 0 0 -- 0 0 63 560 8.9 28 5 87 1
L.P. LaDouceur Long Snapper 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Justin Durant Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Orlando Scandrick Cornerback 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Darren McFadden Running Back 1 -2 -2.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Nolan Carroll Cornerback 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Sean Lee Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Alfred Morris Running Back 115 547 4.8 70 1 7 45 6.4 13 0 9 0
Dan Bailey Kicker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Desmond Bryant Wide Receiver 1 -4 -4.0 0 0 69 838 12.1 50 6 132 1
Terrance Williams Wide Receiver 2 15 7.5 9 0 53 568 10.7 56 0 78 0
Kellen Moore Quarterback 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Jonathan Cooper Guard 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
James Hanna Tight End 0 0 -- 0 0 4 88 22.0 31 1 9 0
Stephen Paea Defensive Tackle 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Brice Butler Wide Receiver 0 0 -- 0 0 15 317 21.1 53 3 23 0
Tyron Smith Tackle 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Cole Beasley Wide Receiver 0 0 -- 0 0 36 314 8.7 54 4 63 0
Joe Looney Offensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Kyle Wilber Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Zack Martin Guard 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Travis Fredrick Center 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 2
Byron Bell Tackle 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Benson Mayowa Defensive End 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Tyrone Crawford Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Byron Jones Safety 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Anthony Hitchens Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Rod Smith(OHIOST) Running Back 55 232 4.2 45 4 19 202 10.6 81 1 23 0
Bene Benwikere Cornerback 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Keith Smith Fullback 0 0 -- 0 0 5 26 5.2 12 0 5 0
Jayrone Elliott Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Chaz Green Tackle 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Chris Jones Punter 1 24 24.0 24 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
La'el Collins Tackle 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Dak Prescott Quarterback 57 357 6.3 21 6 0 0 -- 0 0 0 4
Demarcus Lawrence Defensive End 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Kavon Frazier Safety 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Charles Tapper Defensive End 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Anthony Brown Cornerback 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Cooper Rush Quarterback 2 13 6.5 15 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Chidobe Awuzie Cornerback 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Xavier Woods Safety 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Damien Wilson Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Ryan Switzer Wide Receiver 4 5 1.3 3 0 6 41 6.8 12 0 7 1
Maliek Collins Defensive Tackle 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Taco Charlton Defensive End 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Jourdan Lewis Cornerback 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Ezekiel Elliott Running Back 242 983 4.1 30 7 26 269 10.3 72 2 38 1
Geoff Swaim Tight End 0 0 -- 0 0 2 25 12.5 18 0 2 0
Brian Price Defensive Tackle 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Jaylon Smith Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Jeff Heath Safety 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Noah Brown Wide Receiver 0 0 -- 0 0 4 33 8.3 14 0 9 0
Damontre Moore Defensive End 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
David Irving Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Richard Ash Defensive Tackle 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Justin March Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Mike Nugent Kicker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Blake Jarwin Tight End 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Lewis Neal Defensive End 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Daniel Ross Defensive Tackle 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
Datone Jones Defensive End 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Trey Williams Running Back 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Kadeem Edwards Guard 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Lance Lenoir Jr Wide Receiver 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Tre'von Johnson Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Matchups
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