Elliott takes advantage of delayed suspension as Cowboys smash 49ers.
A temporary restraining order brought Ezekiel Elliott back to the Dallas Cowboys this week, and he took full advantage of his suspension being delayed yet again by scoring three touchdowns as the Cowboys demolished the San Francisco 49ers, 40-10.
Elliott, who received a six-game suspension before the season as a result of a lengthy investigation into domestic violence allegations, has yet to miss a game, as the courts have repeatedly delayed the suspension. He won the latest legal round when a federal judge agreed to halt the suspension until Elliott can get a hearing before a presiding judge. His status for the rest of the year could be decided in the next two weeks.
On Sunday, Elliott was again the centerpiece of the Cowboys offense, racking up 219 yards from scrimmage, running for two touchdowns and getting a third on a 72-yard catch-and run.
Dak Prescott was nearly as good, completing 16 of 25 passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns. His first touchdown was a nifty one-handed grab by Jason Witten. His second was the 72-yarder to Elliott. His third moved Dez Bryant into a tie with Bob Hayes for the…