Home » Sport

Ezekiel Elliott Reportedly Could Face Further Discipline for July Bar Incident

13 August, 2017, 09:24 | Author: Alberta Rodriguez

Elliott, 22, is accused by former girlfriend Tiffany Thompson of five domestic assault incidents in July 2016 in Columbus, Ohio, and has been under National Football League investigation, although the city attorney's office already announced he will not face criminal charges. His first possible game will be Week 8 at Washington.

It was rumoured in recent weeks that Elliott could receive a short suspension prior to the start of the season, after allegations he assaulted a former girfriend. One of his agents didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

The NFL however does hold the power to penalize a player without legal charges.

The ruling requires Elliott to get an evaluation to determine whether he needs counseling or treatment, and to show proof that he is following up on any recommendations that are made.

National Football League officials said in a statement Friday that it investigated Elliott's case thoroughly and determined that he violated the personal conduct policy.

On Friday, the NFL suspended Elliott for the first six games of the season without pay for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

"Dallas police closed their investigation into the incident, however, two days later because the alleged victim wasn't cooperating in the case", George wrote.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is reportedly "furious" with the league's decision to suspend Elliott, according to ESPN. The Cowboys have not announced whether Elliott will play at all during the preseason.

The All-Pro back finished with 1,631 yards rushing in helping the Cowboys to the best record in the NFC at 13-3 before a divisional playoff loss to Green Bay.



Gary Bettman releases statement on passing of Bryan Murray
Murray stepped down as the team's GM previous year to battle the disease, becoming a senior hockey advisor for the Senators. In November of 2014, he announced that the cancer had spread and that "there is no cure.at this point".

Mattis: US Prefers Diplomatic Approach
In a statement accompanying the release of the letter, Conyers said that as a Korean War veteran, he was "ashamed" of Trump. Locked and loaded - that's how President Trump described the US military solutions for dealing with North Korea .

Slain Australian remembered in Minneapolis
Noor shot through the open driver-side window from the passenger seat and fatally struck the Australian bride-to-be. The search warrant application was filed Thursday by an agent with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Facebook quietly fields unbranded software in China
It was released through a separate company without any hint of Facebook's affiliation. This isn't the only time Facebook has tried to tap into the Chinese market.

Wozniacki Beats Stephens To Reach Sixth Final of 2017
Wozniacki has ended a Toronto drought this week, winning her first matches at York University in 10 years. Wozniacki, the 2010 champion, needed 80 minutes to eliminate Stephens and reach her sixth final of 2017.