In the event that Ezekiel Elliott will not be on the field, the Dallas Cowboys will need a backup plan and that could involve a trade or signing.
As of right now, Dallas Cowboys star running back, Ezekiel Elliott will serve a six-game suspension to start the 2017 regular season.
I believe everything about this suspension is excessive. From the statement released by the NFL to the length of the ban, there are still a lot of questions that need to be answered surrounding this punishment.
In this case, Elliott was not even charged with a crime and law enforcement felt that they did not have the evidence necessary to even arrest him. That seemingly should be enough for a league that has been very inconsistent about who they punish and why.
I feel there are plenty of players who have done much worse, that have not received any penalty and would be on the field Week One.
Still, there is a chance that due to Elliott’s appeal, the NFL could shorten the length of the suspension.
Bur tn the event the Cowboys are without their star running back for any length of time, the team will need to come up with a plan to replace Elliott’s production. Or, at the very least, find a young back with some burst that can convert third downs.
I believe there are three ways the Dallas Cowboys can approach this situation. The first involves making a trade…