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Dallas Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones expressed curiosity within the crew welcoming again Ezekiel Elliott.

Jones addressed reporters on Friday after the completion of the third spherical of the 2024 NFL Draft. The Cowboys didn’t choose a working again within the first two days of the three-day occasion.

“To start with, the draft’s not over and that’s a thought,” Jones stated, after being requested if the crew’s choice towards choosing a working again to this point was about how the draft has progressed or if the crew is comfy with its floor assault.

“And it was a very long time earlier than a working again was taken in right this moment’s draft. However we are also keenly excited about seeing what the long run may appear to be with Zeke.”

Elliott performed for Dallas from 2016-22 after the crew chosen him with the No. 4 total part of the 2016 NFL Draft. He spent final season with the New England Patriots.

Whereas no public settlement is in place, the Cowboys met with Elliott and his agent earlier this week. Jones additionally stated that Elliott’s days as a starter are usually not behind him.

“I do know this, I noticed as current as the tip of the 12 months, I noticed Zeke play,” Jones stated. “And I’ll let you know he’s adequate to be a starter.”

The Cowboys seem like in want of assist in the backfield after letting working again Tony Pollard depart in free company.

Dallas’ present working again room consists of Rico Dowdle, Royce Freeman, Deuce Vaughn, Malik Davis and Snoop Conner.

Elliott, who turns 29 on July 22, stepped up final season after Patriots working again Rhamondre Stevenson was sidelined with a high-ankle sprain. Elliott completed with a team-best 642 yards and three touchdowns to associate with 51 catches for 313 yards and two scores in 17 video games (5 begins) final season.

Elliott led the NFL in dashing in 2016 and 2018 and posted 4 1,000-yard seasons with Dallas. He ranks third in Cowboys historical past in dashing yards (8,262) and dashing touchdowns (68) behind Corridor of Fame members Emmitt Smith and Tony Dorsett.

–Subject Stage Media

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