The NFL Players Association had hoped to promptly get clarity from the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit regarding the question of whether the injunction blocking Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s suspension is, or isn’t, in effect. With the Fifth Circuit not taking action on Monday, the NFLPA needed to go elsewhere. A [more]
As the NFL and NFL Players Association wait for clarity (or something close to it) from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit regarding whether Ezekiel Elliott‘s injunction will remain in place while he pursues a petition for rehearing, the NFLPA will be seeking relief from the other court where Elliott-related issues are [more]
Yesterday, news broke that Ezekiel Elliott‘s suspension had been put on hold once again until the 5th Circuit Court ruled on his appeal after the suspension had been reinstated immediately following the Federal Court of Appeals ruling last week. Now, the NFL has released a statement making it clear that Elliott IS still suspended, contrary […]
As the NFL and NFL Players Association wait for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to clarify whether Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is, or isn’t, suspended pending the exercise of his right to petition the Fifth Circuit for a rehearing, a separate court case arising from the Elliott suspension awaits. After [more]
Ezekiel Elliott is not going to accept his six-game suspension easily. On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a mandate to end an injunction that had allowed the Dallas Cowboys star to continue playing while he appealed his case, which stemmed from domestic violence allegations. This rendered Elliott’s ban effective immediately, preventing […]
NFL Players Association wrote in a letter to a district court judge that it plans to file for a rehearing in front of 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
The NFLPA will file a petition for a rehearing with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking a full-court review in the Ezekiel Elliott case, via sports attorney Daniel Wallach. A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit voted 2-1 to vacate the preliminary injunction on Elliott’s suspension and remanded the case back to district court [more]
If granted, this could put Elliott’s six-game suspension on hold again. On Thursday, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the NFL in a case that reinstated Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension. As expected, the NFL Players Association and Elliott’s representative are striking back. Show More Summary
With the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit directing Ezekiel Elliott‘s federal lawsuit filed in Texas to to dismissed, the NFL is moving quickly to chase that win with ultimate victory over the Cowboys running back. On Thursday afternoon, NFL lawyer Daniel Nash informed the presiding judge in the New York lawsuit filed [more]
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones found out that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the NFL on Thursday when they ordered the injunction blocking running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s six-game suspension be vacated. The ruling found that the NFLPA’s filing was premature because it came before the NFL’s arbitration process had run its [more]
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Ezekiel Elliott‘s attorney, Frank Salzano, released a statement Thursday in the wake of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to vacate the preliminary injunction on Elliott’s suspension. “We are currently exploring all of our legal options and will make a decision as to what is the best course of action in the next few [more]
The NFL won a court battle on Thursday when a three-judge panel from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that the injunction blocking the league’s six-game suspension of Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott must be vacated. That allowed the NFL to reinstate the suspension and the league announced in a statement that they [more]
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the NFL, vacating the preliminary injunction that had allowed Elliott to play.
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The Cowboys running back could miss the next six games after the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit sided with the N.F.L.
The NFL has won the latest round of legal wrangling over the Ezekiel Elliott suspension. In a 2-1 decision, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated the preliminary injunction on Elliott’s suspension and remanded the case back to district court with instructions to dismiss the case. The ruling finds that the NFLPA was premature [more]
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