Ezekiel
Elliott (#21)

RB - Dallas Cowboys

Age 27
Exp 7th Season
HT/WT 6'0" / 228 LBS
Bye 9
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2022 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 1:07 PM
2022 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 11:11 AM
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2022 Stats
GAME RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
Week OPP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
1 TB 10 52 5.2 7 0 1 2 50.0 -3.0 -3 -3 0 0 0
2 CIN 15 53 3.5 11 0 1 2 50.0 -4.0 -4 -4 0 0 0
3 @NYG 15 73 4.9 27 1 1 1 100.0 2.0 2 2 0 0 0
4 WAS 19 49 2.6 7 0 2 2 100.0 16.0 32 31 0 0 0
5 @LAR 22 78 3.5 12 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @PHI 13 81 6.2 14 1 1 1 100.0 5.0 5 5 0 0 0
7 DET 15 57 3.8 18 2 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
8 CHI 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @GB 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @MIN 15 42 2.8 8 2 1 1 100.0 5.0 5 5 0 0 0
12 NYG 16 92 5.8 22 1 1 1 100.0 3.0 3 3 0 0 0
13 IND 17 77 4.5 22 1 3 3 100.0 4.7 14 11 0 0 0
14 HOU 15 62 4.1 25 1 3 5 60.0 6.3 19 8 0 0 0
15 @JAX 16 58 3.6 10 1 2 2 100.0 6.5 13 7 0 0 0
16 PHI 16 55 3.4 22 1 1 1 100.0 6.0 6 6 0 0 0
17 @TEN 19 37 1.9 6 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
18 @WAS 8 10 1.2 4 0 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
YEAR GP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
2016 15 322 1631 5.1 60 15 32 40 80.0 11.3 363 83 1 5 1
2017 10 242 983 4.1 30 7 26 38 68.4 10.3 269 72 2 1 1
2018 15 304 1435 4.7 41 6 77 95 81.1 7.4 567 38 3 6 1
2019 16 301 1357 4.5 33 12 54 71 76.1 7.8 420 27 2 3 2
2020 15 244 979 4.0 31 6 52 71 73.2 6.5 338 19 2 6 5
2021 17 237 1002 4.2 47 10 47 65 72.3 6.1 287 21 2 1 1
2022 15 231 876 3.8 27 12 17 23 73.9 5.4 92 31 0 0 0
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Ezekiel Elliott - Struggles in defeat

Elliott rushed 10 times for 26 yards and caught two of four targets for seven yards in Sunday's 19-12 playoff loss to San Francisco.

Ezekiel Elliott - Stymied on ground in win

Elliott rushed 13 times for 27 yards and brought one of two targets for nine yards in the Cowboys' 31-14 wild-card win over the Buccaneers on Monday night.

Ezekiel Elliott - Does little against Washington

Elliott carried the ball eight times for 10 yards and failed to catch either of his targets in Sunday's 26-6 loss to the Commanders.

Ezekiel Elliott - Salvages night with TD

Elliott rushed 19 times for 37 yards and a touchdown in the Cowboys' 27-13 win over the Titans on Thursday night.

Ezekiel Elliott - On tap for lead role Thursday

Elliott is in line to serve as the Cowboys' undisputed No. 1 back in Thursday's game against the Titans with Tony Pollard (thigh) listed as questionable but set to be inactive for the contest, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Another touchdown in Week 16 win

Elliott rushed 16 times for 58 yards and a touchdown and brought in his only target for six yards in the Cowboys' 40-34 win over the Eagles on Saturday.

Ezekiel Elliott - Finds end zone again

Elliott rushed the ball 16 times for 58 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 40-34 loss to the Jaguars. He added two receptions on two targets for 13 yards.

Ezekiel Elliott - Tallies ninth touchdown

Elliott rushed the ball 15 times for 62 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 27-23 win over the Texans. He added three receptions on five targets for 19 yards.

Ezekiel Elliott - Stays hot with another TD

Elliott rushed 17 times for 77 yards and a touchdown against the Colts on Sunday. He also caught all three of his targets for 14 yards in a 54-19 blowout win.

Ezekiel Elliott - Gets into end zone Thursday

Elliott carried the ball 16 times for 92 yards and a touchdown and caught his only target for three yards in Thursday's 28-20 win over the Giants.

Ezekiel Elliott - Ready for Thursday

Elliott (knee) doesn't have a designation for Thursday's game against the Giants, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Stays limited Tuesday

Elliott (knee) practiced in a limited fashion Tuesday, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Limited during Monday's walkthrough

Elliott (knee) was listed as a limited participant on Monday's injury report, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Returns with two trips to end zone

Elliott (knee) rushed 15 times for 42 yards and two touchdowns and caught his lone target for five yards in Sunday's 40-3 win over the Vikings.

Ezekiel Elliott - Back in action Sunday

Elliott (knee) is listed as active Sunday at Minnesota, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - In line to play Sunday

Elliott (knee), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Vikings, remains on track to play, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Trending toward playing

The Cowboys did not elevate a running back from the practice squad this week, signifying Elliott (knee) is expected to play Sunday against the Vikings, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Listed as questionable

Elliott (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Vikings, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Expected to suit up vs. Vikings

Coach Mike McCarthy said Friday he expects Elliott (knee) to play versus Minnesota on Sunday, Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Remains limited at practice

Elliott (knee) practiced in a limited fashion Thursday, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

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Week 18 Advanced Metrics

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Christmas Eve Advanced Metrics

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Week 15 Advanced Metrics

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Week 14 Advanced Metrics

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Week 7 Advanced Metrics

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Week 7 Start/Sit

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Week 4 Advanced Metrics

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Week 2 Advanced Metrics

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Week 2 Start/Sit

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2022 Overvalues & Players to Avoid

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The 2022 Bell Cow Report

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2022 Franchise Focus: Dallas Cowboys

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Week 18 Game Hub: DAL-PHI

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Week 17 Game Hub: ARI-DAL

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Barfield's Best Bets: Week 16

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Week 16 Game Hub: WAS-DAL

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Barfield's Best Bets: Week 15

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The Market Report: Week 15

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Week 14 Game Hub: DAL-WAS

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Week 13 Game Hub: Dal-NO

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The Market Report: Week 13

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Barfield's Best Bets: Week 12

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Week 6 Game Hub: DAL-NE

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Week 5 Injury Report

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Week 5 Game Hub: NYG-DAL

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The Market Report: Week 5

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Week 4 Game Hub: CAR-DAL

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Week 4 Advanced Matchups

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Week 3 Game Hub: PHI-DAL

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Week 2 Game Hub: DAL-LAC

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The Market Report: Week 2

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Week 1 Advanced Matchups

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Week 1 Game Hub: Dal-TB

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The Market Report: Week 17

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Week 16 Vantage Points

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Week 16 Start/Sit

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Week 15 Injury Roundup

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The Market Report: Week 16

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Week 15 Injury Report

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Week 15 Vantage Points

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Week 15 Start/Sit

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Week 14 Injury Report

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Week 14 Vantage Points

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Week 14 Start/Sit

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Thanksgiving Injury Report

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Thanksgiving Day Vantage Points

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Week 11 Injury Report

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Week 11 Vantage Points

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Week 9 Injury Report

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Week 9 Vantage Points

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Week 8 Vantage Points

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Week 8 Players to Trade/Trade For

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Week 7 Vantage Points

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Week 6 MNF Showdown

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Week 6 Vantage Points

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Scott Barrett's Week 5 DFS Breakdown

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Week 5 Vantage Points

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Week 5 Contrarian DFS Angles

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The XFP Report: Week 4

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The XFP Report: Week 3

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Week 2 Contrarian DFS Angles

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Special Edition XFP Report: Week 2

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Week 1 SNF Showdown

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