Ezekiel Elliott releases statement after meeting commissioner
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By Corey Clark

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott met with commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday to discuss the incident that took place in Las Vegas.

Elliott took the time to release an apology via Twitter.

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— Ezekiel Elliott (@EzekielElliott) July 2, 2019

The NFL has not released any statement about the meeting with Elliott. Could this public apology be the extent of Elliott’s punishment from the league, or will there also be a suspension coming? On it’s face, the incident is not suspension worthy, but Elliott’s six-game ban in 2017 and the terms of the ban that he not be involved with law enforcement again, could open the door for a harsher verdict.

In May, Elliott was captured on cell phone video at a music festival in Las Vegas. The video shows Elliott walking around, having some sort of animated interaction with a person reported to be his girlfriend. Later in the video, several security guards surround Elliott, who confronts one of them face-to-face. The security guard then backs up and falls, knocking over a section of a barricade.

The incident led to Elliott being placed in handcuffs while still on-camera, with onlookers watching. Elliott was released with no charges, and left Las Vegas that same night to attend a youth football camp in Dallas the following...



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