Ezekiel Elliott

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is appealing his six-game suspension.   Elliott officially filed the appeal on Tuesday, the NFL Players'  Association announced.  Elliott was handed the ban following a year-long  domestic violence investigation by the NFL that determined there was  "substantial" evidence that he assaulted his ex-girlfriend.  Elliott has  denied the accusations and will reportedly use the woman's credibility  against her during the appeals process.  He was never arrested or  charged.  The 22-year-old Elliott led the NFL in rushing as a rookie  last season with 1,631 yards.

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