The NFL's explanation of why it suspended Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott and its letter to Elliott mentioned photographic evidence of his alleged domestic violence against his former girlfriend. "The league also consulted with medical experts", the statement said.
The NFL believes it has investigated Elliott's case thoughtfully, thoroughly and extensively and that Elliott violated the personal conduct policy.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would be the primary league executive to hear the appeal.
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This is a major blow to the Dallas Cowboys season, after initial rumors had a possible suspension at only one or two games. "Cowboys nation should brace for this", tweets Jane Slater of NFL Network in reference to the six games.
Five months later, the woman said Elliott also had assaulted her in OH, and abused her over several days, The Dallas Morning News reported a year ago. Any appeal must be sent to the National Football League in three business days. The NFL said the investigation took so long because the NFLPA delayed delivering requested information for six months. The NFL determined after an exhaustive investigation that Elliot warranted a suspension stemming from multiple accusations of domestic violence. He was video recorded pulling a woman's top down at a St. Patrick's Day parade in March.
Now the footballer has been suspended for six games and folks don't know how much damage this will do to the youngster's career.
Last season, Elliott led the league in rushing with 1,631 yards and touchdowns with 15. Elliott has three days to file an appeal.