Elliott would appear to be on thin ice with the National Football League, currently.
Bryant's mother had asked the court not to file charges.
The NFL (specifically it's commissioner Roger Goodell) have been accused of being incredibly reactionary, clearing Elliott's name would prove the opposite and that the league is capable of not overreacting. The NFL has denied that a decision on possible discipline has been made and the league typically closes shop until the opening of training camps.More news: Prince Charles' wife Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, turns 70
During investigation, Elliott admitted that he had a sexual relationship with the alleged victim. He pulled down a woman's shirt to expose her breast while on a rooftop at a St. Patrick's Day parade in Dallas, and missed some of OTAs in May after he was the passenger in a auto accident. "It wouldn't be the right emphasis one way or the other to get into any communications or dialogue since that happened".
Elliott received numerous honors during his tenure at Ohio State.
Obviously the Cowboys would be in a tight spot if Elliott is suspended at the beginning of this upcoming season. Marijuana is also still against the NFL's drug policy as a part of the current collective bargaining agreement.More news: United States denies visas to Russian replacements for expelled diplomats - Moscow
"I can tell you this". It's just not good. After being released from charges accusing the running back of domestic violence almost a year ago, rumors are spreading that the league may still suspend Elliot for the accusations. According to an earlier report from Schefter, Elliot is "bracing for a short suspension" from that investigation.
In July 2016, Zeke Elliott was questioned by Columbus, Ohio, police officers after a former girlfriend asserted an incident in which Zeke forcibly pulled her out of a vehicle. Elliott was not at the bar when the police arrived.
Elliott has a history of off-the-field trouble. (It is clear that a person was transported to a hospital.) And we've gotten a look at the official police report and it does not mention Elliott at all.More news: Lea Michele pays tribute to Cory Monteith