How many days Jerry?
Lets see, Ezekiel Elliott was accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend FIVE times. This guy is 22, a hair under 6 feet tall and weighs 225 pounds. I am guessing but if his ex-girlfriend weighs 125 pounds he outweighs her by 100 pounds. And at 6 feet tall he is probably 8 or 9 inches taller than her not to mention his reach, his arm strength and the size of his hands.
This is a guy that hits other players. Blocks other players that probably weigh more than him and are bigger and taller than him. Yet here he is hitting a woman. Now there is a man for you, a real man. I wonder if he slapped his mother around or what he would do if she was assaulted? How would he feel about the attacker?
This guy is an animal and here is old Jerry Jones defending him. Jerry says this is an overreaction to the Ray Rice incident. Really? So what should Elliott’s punishment be Jerry? Six games and five accusations of assault. What should the punishment be Jerry? What will you do when Elliott kills his wife or girlfriend?
Then there is the punishment and endless appeals.
On August 11, 2017, the NFL suspended Elliott for the first six games of the 2017 season for violating the personal conduct policy. His suspension stemmed from accusations of domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend on five occasions in 2016. NFL officials conducted a year-long investigation into the allegations, and though Elliott was never criminally charged, decided to suspend him. On August 16, Elliott announced that he would appeal the suspension. Although the suspension was upheld on September 6 by a league-appointed arbitrator, on September 8 a federal judge granted a request for injunction by the NFL Players Association, putting the suspension on hold indefinitely.
On October 12, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals announced that Elliot’s suspension had been reinstated, meaning that he would have to serve the six-game suspension up from that point. On October 18, Elliott was granted a temporary restraining order, meaning that he would not have to serve his suspension from that point, allowing him to play in Week 7.
On October 30, Judge Katherine Polk Failla of the New York Southern District Court, denied Elliott’s request for a preliminary injunction, which reinstated the 6-game suspension. The following day, the NFLPA filed an emergency motion for the injunction.
So, he was given a suspension. He appealed the suspension. The arbitrator upheld the suspension. A federal judge granted a request for injunction (no suspension) by the NFLPA. The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals reinstated the suspension, AGAIN. Six days later Elliott was granted a temporary restraining order. 12 days later another judge denied the injunction and reinstated the suspension. The next day the NFLPA filed an emergency motion for the injunction.
So Elliott had a suspension, and injunction which was later denied then he files a restraining order which is denied AND then the NFLPA files an injunction. Did I miss something? Didn’t they file ONE injunction which was eventually overturned/denied and now files another. WTF. This is why it takes 20 damn years to execute criminals. Endless appeals of the same thing over and over and over.
Here is what I am hoping for.
I am hoping the Cowboys make the playoffs and Elliott is finally suspended. You see Elliott and Jerry Jones aren’t too damn smart. Actually Jerry Jones is the George Steinbrenner of football. He once was smart enough to hire Jimmy Johnson and won two Super Bowls. Then Jimmy was more popular than Jerry and was getting all the credit which he deserved. Jerry sure didn’t. So he fires Jimmy and hires Barry Switzer who wins another Super Bowl with Jimmy’s team. Later Barry is fired.
Then he runs through numerous coaches and players and Tony Romo. Jerry sticks with Romo no matter how many big games he loses. Sure he has some stats but nothing else. Then of all things he stumbles on Dak Prescott and Romo gets hurt and the rest is history, so far.
Does anyone remember the black quarterback Jerry Jones drafted back before Tony Romo? Jerry said he would be the biggest thing since the forward pass, my words, not Jerry’s, but you get the idea. Does anyone know what happened to that QB? I don’t either.
So finally he accepts the suspension.
So after an amazing number of appeals and Elliott saying he was innocent then why the hell is he accepting the suspension and why didn’t he do it in the first place. Another thing I am sick of the loser fans that defend this guy and find fault with the NFL. The league is not perfect but is trying to do the right thing I believe. They are damned if they do and damned if they don’t. It is the Kobayashi Maru, the unwinnable scenario. Unless the commissioner was Captain Kirk.
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