(The Sports Xchange) – A U.S. District Court judge has put on hold Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension, granting a request by the NFL Players Association for a temporary restraining order.
Elliott’s suspension for violating the league’s personal conduct policy was set to begin on Monday, one day after he was eligible to compete in the Cowboys’ season-opening game against the NFC East rival New York Giants.
Injunction - Friday - Elliott - Process
With the injunction, issued on Friday, Elliott likely will be able to continue playing as the legal process plays out.
“(Elliott didn’t) receive a fundamentally fair hearing, necessitating the court grant the request for preliminary injunction,” Judge Amos Mazzant III said in his ruling.
Decision - Circumstances
The decision also said the “circumstances of...
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