Elliott's injunction appeal hearing set for Thursday in NY federal court

Posted November 07, 2017

"We anticipate him being here (Tuesday) and practicing through the week until there is some decision made", coach Jason Garrett said.

If he Faila's ruling is upheld, then Elliott will be suspended immediately. The fact the hearing is so late in the week suggests the court will not have a verdict before Sunday's game, allowing Elliott to play this week against the Falcons.

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The NFL Players Association and the NFL are not giving serious consideration to a settlement in the case involving Ezekiel Elliott's suspension, according to a person with knowledge of the case. Unlike last week, Elliott will get to practice since he's not now suspended.

"We note that the issuance of an administrative stay does not constitute a resolution on the merits", Susan L. Carney, a judge on the 2nd Circuit, wrote in Friday's filing.

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It is unclear what the proposal by Elliott's legal team states or how many games they want knocked off of his suspension, but it may not matter, as the National Football League has previously said that it has no interest in settling this case.

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. A federal judge there granted the union's request for a temporary restraining order for Elliott.

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He rushed for 150 yards in a 33-19 victory against the Washington Redskins Oct. 29 only to have Failla rejection his request for an injunction Oct. 30. So I came in Friday and practiced and spent all day Friday watching a lot of film.