Ezekiel
Elliott (#21)

RB - Dallas Cowboys

Age 26
Exp 7th Season
HT/WT 6'0" / 228 LBS
Bye 9
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2022 Season Projections
Updated: Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:55 PM
2022 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Sunday, July 3, 2022 12:23 PM
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2021 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 11 33 3.0 13 0 2 2 100.0 3.0 6 3 0 0 0
2 @LAC 16 71 4.4 19 1 2 2 100.0 13.0 26 14 0 0 0
3 PHI 17 95 5.6 13 2 3 3 100.0 7.0 21 9 0 0 0
4 CAR 20 143 7.2 47 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
5 NYG 21 110 5.2 15 1 2 3 66.7 1.0 2 4 1 0 0
6 @NE 17 69 4.1 21 0 7 9 77.8 7.1 50 18 0 0 0
8 @MIN 16 50 3.1 8 0 4 6 66.7 5.8 23 15 0 0 0
9 DEN 10 51 5.1 11 0 3 3 100.0 8.3 25 21 0 0 0
10 ATL 14 41 2.9 9 2 3 3 100.0 5.0 15 6 0 1 1
11 @KC 9 32 3.6 8 0 6 6 100.0 6.0 36 19 0 0 0
12 LV 9 25 2.8 8 1 6 8 75.0 4.0 24 12 0 0 0
13 @NO 13 45 3.5 10 0 2 3 66.7 1.0 2 1 0 0 0
14 @WAS 12 45 3.8 7 0 1 6 16.7 15.0 15 15 0 0 0
15 @NYG 16 52 3.2 13 1 3 4 75.0 6.7 20 11 0 0 0
16 WAS 9 37 4.1 11 1 1 1 100.0 5.0 5 5 1 0 0
17 ARI 9 16 1.8 6 0 1 2 50.0 14.0 14 14 0 0 0
18 @PHI 18 87 4.8 26 0 1 3 33.3 3.0 3 3 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
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Ezekiel Elliott - Fully healthy ahead of camp

Elliott has no injury concerns ahead of training camp, Clarence Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - 'Looks great' during workouts

Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy said Friday that Elliot (knee) "looks great" during Dallas' offseason workouts, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Increased workload in finale

Elliott rushed 18 times for 87 yards and caught one of three targets for three yards in Saturday's 51-26 win over the Eagles.

Ezekiel Elliott - May not play much Saturday

Elliott may have a smaller workload than normal Saturday at Philadelphia, Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Shut down by Cards

Elliott carried the ball nine times for 16 yards and caught one of two targets for 14 yards in Sunday's 25-22 loss to the Cardinals.

Ezekiel Elliott - Scores twice in blowout win

Elliott rushed nine times for 37 yards and a touchdown and caught his lone target for five yards and another score in Sunday's 56-14 win over Washington.

Ezekiel Elliott - Records 19 touches in win

Elliott rushed 16 times for 52 yards and a touchdown and brought in three of four targets for 20 yards in the Cowboys' 21-6 win over the Giants on Sunday.

Ezekiel Elliott - Mediocre numbers again

Elliott ran for 45 yards on 12 carries and caught one pass for 15 yards on six targets against Washington on Sunday.

Ezekiel Elliott - Could get larger role Week 14

Elliott may be in store for an elevated role on offense Sunday against Washington with top backup Tony Pollard (foot) inactive for the contest, Jori Epstein of USA Today reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Puts in full practice Wednesday

Elliott (knee) practiced fully Wednesday, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Facing restricted rep count

Dallas head coach Mike McCarthy acknowledged Friday that Elliott has been on a rep count in games for the past month while the running back continues to manage a knee injury that first cropped up in Week 4, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports. "It's part of how we want to play," McCarthy said, while also noting that he believes the Cowboys' 10-day break prior to the team's Week 14 game against Washington will be beneficial for Elliott, according to Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News.

Ezekiel Elliott - Tough sledding on ground in win

Elliott rushed 13 times for 45 yards and brought in two of three targets for three yards in the Cowboys' 27-17 win over the Saints on Thursday night.

Ezekiel Elliott - More touches could be on deck

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday that he expects Elliott to handle a "serious load" of opportunities during Thursday's game against the Saints, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - In clear for Week 13

Elliott (knee) was a full participant in Monday's practice, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - No intention of resting knee

Elliott indicated Sunday that no one on the Cowboys' training or coaching staffs had approached him about sitting out a game to give his knee a chance to heal, Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com reports. "No one has come to me and asked me to rest," Elliott said. "If they bring it up to me, I've just got to go with what they think is best for the team, and leave it at that."

Ezekiel Elliott - Could get time off to heal

Elliott could be held out to rest his knee injury, with possibilities including an absence from the upcoming Thursday game in New Orleans in Week 13, Ed Werder of ESPN reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Finds end zone Thursday

Elliott carried the ball nine times for 25 yards and a touchdown and caught six of eight targets for 24 yards in a 36-33 overtime loss to the Raiders on Thanksgiving.

Ezekiel Elliott - Bumps up practice activity

Elliott (knee) was listed as a full participant Tuesday on Dallas' practice report, Rob Phillips of the Cowboys' official site reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Estimated as limited participant

The Cowboys listed Elliott as a limited participant on Monday's estimated practice report with a knee injury, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Ezekiel Elliott - Aggravates knee injury Sunday

Elliott carried the ball nine times for 32 yards and caught all six of his targets for 36 yards in Sunday's 19-9 loss to Kansas City, but he briefly left the game with a lower-body injury, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

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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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