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Dallas Cowboys NFC East
Ezekiel Elliott • #21 • RB
970 total yds, 5 TDs in last 6 gp
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'0", 228 lbs.
Born:Jul 22, 1995 (23 yrs)
Hometown:St. Louis, MO
College:Ohio State
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by Dallas in 2016 (1/4).
2018 Season Stats
G GS Rush Yds Avg Lg TD Rec Yds Lg TD Fum
YTD 13 13 268 1262 4.7 41 6 65 502 38 3 4
On Pace 16 16 330 1553 4.7 41 7 80 618 38 4 5
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Scouting Report
Assets: Gets rare burst and acceleration out of the backfield. Follows his blocking well, usually finds a hole, then powers up downfield. A smashmouth downhill runner who likes contact (which also helps him as a blocker) and he uses his good size well to lay the lumber for extra yardage. Plays with excellent intensity. Also has big hands for receptions and ball security.
Flaws: Doesn't always display patience running the ball, and can be too decisive at times (running into tackling). A bit of a one-cut type of runner (although it's an explosive first cut) who gets a bit too upright, takes too much contact, and sometimes over-commits. Not yet a top receiving back, despite solid tools. Needs to stay out of off-field trouble.
Career Potential: Star featured running back.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NFL Named to play in Pro Bowl 2016
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