Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott's hearing scheduled for Thursday

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While Ezekiel Elliott continues to insist that he is fighting for his name, his attorneys have attempted to settle his case with the National Football League and have the Dallas Cowboys running back's six-game suspension reduced, a source close to the situation told ESPN.

Dallas (5-3) overcame Hill's 56-yard score with the clock expired going into halftime, with Ezekiel Elliott scoring the go-ahead touchdown after another reprieve from his six-game suspension in the Cowboys' 28-17 victory over the Chiefs (6-3).

A three-judge panel will hear the case and could rule from the bench, have a decision by Friday or take a few days.

Elliott's playing status is up in the air for the second-straight week.

If he Faila's ruling is upheld, then Elliott will be suspended immediately.


The Second Circut granted him an emergency stay, pending the appeal on Friday.

Elliott missed two days of practice last week after Failla's decision on Monday reinstated suspension that was initially announced August 11.

Ezekiel Elliott's lawyers have attempted to settle with the National Football League to reduce his six-game suspension.

On Monday, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City said Elliott's case was on the docket for 2 p.m. ET Thursday, Nov. 9.

In the WMSC interview above, we discussed the Judge Failia ruling that shocked those following Elliott's story and made it likely that he would not play for the next six games starting Sunday. A federal judge there granted the union's request for a temporary restraining order for Elliott. So I came in Friday and practiced and spent all day Friday watching a lot of film.

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