Cowboys reporter Clarence Hill Jr. from the Fort-Worth Star Telegram had the news first, but it’s behind a paywall so we’ll throw in an Ian Rapoport tweet breaking down the move:
From @GMFB: The #Cowboys will likely move on from Zeke Elliott, with a final decision coming soon for their franchise back. pic.twitter.com/HNzwk4VP6q
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 15, 2023
One of the worst contracts ever handed out to a running back finally comes to an end. $50 million guaranteed for 4.3 YPC during the lifetime of the deal. Zeke got paid more this year than every RB in the Super Bowl COMBINED:
The #Chiefs are paying four running backs a combined $6.3M this year.
The #Eagles are paying three running backs a combined $4M this year.
The #Cowboys paid Ezekiel Elliott $12.4M in 2022…
— Marcus Mosher (@Marcus_Mosher) January 30, 2023
Someone start a Go Fund Me for Jerry Jones to be cryogenically frozen so we can keep him alive forever:
@woodymlb4 on Twitter
What a way for Zeke to go out:
Zeke’s last play as a Cowboy😭 pic.twitter.com/OC5BgbuR4t
— Crossing Broad (@CrossingBroad) March 15, 2023