The NFLPA officially announced Tuesday that it will appeal Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension.
The NFL suspended Elliott for violating the league’s personal conduct policy last Friday. The decision came after the league conducted an investigation that lasted more than a year.
The hearing should happen soon.
Elliott ran for 1,631 yards and 15 touchdowns as a rookie last season. Veteran running backs Alfred Morris and Darren McFadden likely will shoulder most of the workload out of the Cowboys backfield if Elliott’s suspension isn’t vacated.
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