Posted: 9/20/2021 2:23 am GMT
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott rushed 16 times for 71 yards and a touchdown and caught two passes for 26 yards in a 20-17 win over the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 2.
Huddle Up: It was a solid line from Elliott, but fantasy owners have to be a little concerned with the fact that Tony Pollard continues to look like the more explosive back. Elliott looks more like a RB2 than a potential top-five fantasy option at the position.
Posted: 9/19/2021 4:53 pm GMT
The Dallas Cowboys hope to get RB Ezekiel Elliott back to his normal workload in Week 2's game against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Huddle Up: Elliott only had 11 carries in the season opener in an unfavorable matchup versus the defending Super Bowl champions and the Cowboys would like him to receive at least 20 carries in this afternoon's game. He should continue to be started in all fantasy formats, although he's not as dominant as he was two or three years ago.
Posted: 9/10/2021 4:17 am GMT
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott carried the ball 11 times for 33 yards in Week 1 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He also caught two passes for six yards.
Huddle Up: Thirteen combined touches and 39 yards isn't the kind of production fantasy owners envisioned when they invested an early draft pick on Elliott, but that's what they got with the sixth-year pro matching his lowest output of 2020 in the process -- he posted 39 total yards in a blowout loss to Washington on Thanksgiving Day. It's far too early to be concerned, however, as Tampa Bay featured the NFL's top rushing defense a season ago and returned the entirety of that defensive front. Expect a more balanced attack with a fresh Elliott against the Chargers in Week 2.
Posted: 8/27/2021 3:13 pm GMT
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott restructured his contract Friday, Aug. 27, to convert $8.6 million of his $9.6 million base salary into a signing bonus, which created $6.88 million in cap space for 2021.
Huddle Up: Zeke remains a high-end option at the position, but he's not as big of a slam dunk as he was in previous years.
Posted: 6/14/2021 12:58 am GMT
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott is in 'the best shape of his life,' according to QB Dak Prescott. 'When Zeke's healthy and Zeke's doing his thing, he's the best running back in the league,' Prescott said. 'It's just exciting to see him in the best shape of his life, or best shape he's been in the NFL. That's going to be special for us moving forward.'
Huddle Up: Elliott is coming off the worst season of his career, but if the Cowboys are healthy on the offensive side of the ball, he is still a key cog in a loaded attack. He should be treated as a RB1, and Elliott could easily be a top-five fantasy option at the position.
Posted: 6/04/2021 6:39 pm GMT
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott has had a strong spring in team workouts, offensive coordinator Kellen Moore. '(He looks) great,' Moore said Friday, June 4. 'Zeke has had an awesome offseason. ...He's had total command of the whole thing. ...Fast, crisp. In and out of things. He looks really good, and we're excited.'
Huddle Up: Zeke is coming off his worst fantasy season (standard scoring) in his five years, but if QB Dak Prescott returns at near full force and the Cowboys' blocking improves up front, he should bounce back and enjoy a mid-level RB1 season.
Posted: 4/09/2021 2:34 am GMT
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott finished with career lows in rushing yards per game (65.3), yards per carry (4.0) and total touchdowns (eight) during the 2020 season.
Huddle Up: Elliott's production plummeted after Dak Prescott was lost for the year, but with Prescott back in the mix in 2021, Elliott should bounce back. At the very least, he should deliver volume-based RB1 production as the lead back of a potent offense.
Posted: 1/05/2021 2:32 am GMT
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott failed to rush for 1,000 yards this season, but head coach Mike McCarthy said Elliott will be a focal point on offense for the team next season.
Huddle Up: Elliott rushed for at least 100 yards in only two games this season and had only one rushing touchdown in his last 10 games. He should receive most of the work at running back again next season but may not be a first-round pick in fantasy leagues.
Posted: 12/28/2020 4:52 am GMT
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott rushed 19 times for 105 yards and caught four passes for 34 yards in a 37-17 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 16.
Huddle Up: Elliott topped 100 yards for just the second time this season, and while his 2020 campaign has been a disappointment overall, he could close the year on a high note when he faces a Giants team in Week 17 that he beat for 91 rushing yards and two scores back in Week 5.
Posted: 12/27/2020 8:06 pm GMT
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott (calf) is officially active for the Week 16 game.
Huddle Up: Elliott should see a solid amount of carries during the game but may share playing time with Tony Pollard. Elliott can be considered a No. 2 running back or flex option in fantasy leagues.