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Thursday, 12 October 2017 16:54

Ezekiel Elliott's 6-Game Suspension Back On ... For Now

Written by  TMZ Staff

Bad news for the Dallas Cowboys ... a federal appeals court has ruled Ezekiel Elliott's 6-game suspension is back on. 

A federal appeals court made a ruling today ... essentially throwing out a lower court's ruling that allowed Zeke to play.

 

So, what does it all mean? 

For now, the NFL's initial domestic violence punishment stands -- and the league has been cleared to enforce the 6-game suspension

The Cowboys happen to be on a bye week -- which gives Zeke's team some time to counterpunch and fight the ruling. 

The NFL had initially moved to suspend Zeke after a private investigation found he physically abused his girlfriend on multiple occasions. 

Important to note, Elliott was never prosecuted for the incidents -- and he maintains his innocence. 

But due to the collective bargaining agreement, the NFL believes it doesn't need a conviction to punish a player.  

Story developing ... 

Read more at TMZ

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